What support does the relief offer me?
It offers you
free electric power if
you consume 50kWh or below (lifeline customers) per
month. For all other customers, it absorbs 50% of your bills using your March 2020
bill as the benchmark.
What is the special COVID – 19 electricity relief all about?
The special COVID – 19 electricity relief is a special Government of Ghana (GoG) intervention which offers payment of bills of lifeline (0-50kwh) customers for three (3) months (April, May, June) and all other customers, 50% of their bills using ...
Why is the relief for only three months?
The relief, as explained earlier, is in response to the economic hardships visited on the citizenry by COVID – 19. It is intended by the Government to provide some respite in the face of the difficulties. Three months (a quarter of a year) is, ...
Supposing I am able to conserve my electricity consumption in April, May and June, 2020 to the extent that it is lower than March, 2020, will I have less relief than the one due me as per March, 2020 benchmark?
The relief will be full payment for lifeline customers and all other customers 50% of March, 2020 bill.
How much is the relief costing Government?
It is costing Government about GHS1.1 billion
Why does the relief discriminate between lifeline customers and non- lifeline customers?
Lifeline customers are generally regarded as underprivileged with low electricity consumption. Accordingly, since the economic hardships imposed by COVID – 19 are generally across board, it is only prudent and proper that lifeline customers enjoy a ...