Tariff Spike Blues VRA wants court to set aside CPA's suit

The request of VRA follows a similar one filed by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission PURC, seeking the court to do same.

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The Volta River Authority has asked an Accra High Court to set aside a case brought against it by the Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) over the recent tariff increases.

Their request of VRA follows a similar one filed by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission PURC, seeking the court to do same.

READ MORE : PURC turns down TUC tariff reduction request

The CPA some weeks ago filed a suit against the PURC, VRA and the utility providers seeking to restrain them from implementing the recent upward tariff adjustment of 59.2 percent hike in electricity.

READ MORE : Ghanaians react to PURC utility prices spike on Twitter

According to the suit by the CPA the stakeholders in the power sector have failed to live up to expectations and so prayed the court to place an injunction on the implementation which was to take place on Monday 15th December 2015.

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