The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) on Monday, August 15, 2022 announced tariff increases effective September 1, 2022.

Tariffs for electricity and water are expected to go up by 27.15% and 21.55% respectively. 

Despite the fact that the percentage is vastly different from what the utility companies demanded, they have agreed to the increment.

On JoyNews’ PM Express, the guests took viewers through the topic for discussion tonight “Utilities tariff review: Accounting for the increase.”

The guests were: The Director of Research and Corporate Affairs at the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Dr. Eric Kofi Obutey, Member of Ghana Hotels Association, Denzel Kwesi Humpreys, External Communication Manager at Electricity Company, Charles Nii Ayiku and Principal Statistician, Ghana Statistical Service, John Foster Agyaho.