ARRESTED FOR POWER LINE DAMAGE

ARRESTED FOR POWER LINE DAMAGE

A young man was officially arrested for allegedly cutting a tree onto low voltage power lines at Kerefa Village in Goroka. He has been charged under Section 49 of the Electricity Industry Act and in police custody. On 29 June 2018, the offender allegedly chopped down a tree that fell onto another nearby tree and subsequently forced it to fall onto low voltage power lines supplying Massi and Kerefa villages, thus causing extensive damage to the 25 KVA power transformer located near Massi Lutheran Church.

PNG POWER Restructure Legal

PNG POWER Restructure Legal

PNG Power would like to clarify various reports in the media that the recent announcement of the company restructure was illegal and did not get prior approval from its main Shareholder, Kumul Consolidated Holdings Limited (KCHL). As the chairman of PNG Power, I want to clearly state that the restructure is legal and all due process was followed before approval was done.

JYVX Limited comes onboard as Easipay Tokens distributor

JYVX Limited comes onboard as Easipay Tokens distributor

PNG Power has partnered with an Independent Supplier in JYVX Limited under its Jive Marketing online platform to extend accessibility for customers to purchase Easipay prepaid units across PPL network in PNG. The commercial contract was officially signed last month to have Jive Marketing begin vending Easipay units out to the customers. PNG Power took the opportunity to take onboard a local SME entrepreneur in Jaive Smare to develop such a highly sophisticated online application to vend Easipay and reach out more to the community through the web based application.

Restructure of PNG Power

Restructure of PNG Power

PNG Power is undergoing an organisational restructure that is designed to meet its strategic priorities in providing accessible, reliable and affordable electricity services to Papua New Guineans. The restructure which was approved by the PNG Power Board for implementation is based on staff feedback that PNG Power is not optimally organized and our work is made harder due to the current structure. In order to achieve our corporate goals of rapid electrification, reliability and affordability, our organization needs to be structured to leverage our skills and strengths, focus on our customers and be able to manage across vast distances.

PNG Power training college accredited to conduct level 3 electrical course

PNG Power training college accredited to conduct level 3 electrical course

The PNG Power Limited Training College (PPLTC) was accredited on June 5, 2018 by the PNG National Apprentice Trade Testing Board to offer Electrical Level 3 Training courses. This makes PNG Power one of the only two Training providers with the required facilities in the country able to offer this course. Manager Organisational Development, Mr Andrew Kavanamur said the accreditation to run Electrical Level 3 trainings at PNG Power TC was a milestone achievement for the organizations as it would help PNG Power to train its own Electrical Fitter Mechanics in house, thus, reducing training costs and duration it takes to complete the trade training.

Signing of indenture opens gates to many opportunities

Signing of indenture opens gates to many opportunities

Forty Five Apprentices who signed their indentures with the National Trade Testing Board on Friday, July 6, 2018 were told that this was their ticket to all the opportunities out there for them if they concentrated and completed their four years Apprenticeship training. All speakers including the Acting Managing Director, Ms Carolyn Blacklock, the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mr Douglas Mageo, the Manager Organisational Development, Mr Andrew Kavanamur and the NATTB Officer, Ms Lyn Kila told the apprentices to make use of the opportunity and work hard towards becoming Trades people in their different fields.

Easipay System Upgrade Complete and Online

Easipay System Upgrade Complete and Online

PNG Power has successfully completed the Easipay System Upgrade and was online by Sunday this morning. The Easipay System was shut-down yesterday (Saturday June 30) in order for the prepayment system to be upgraded to a newer, improved version.

PNG Power is making Easipay Better

PNG Power is making Easipay Better

PNG Power’s Easipay System will be shut-down this weekend in order for the prepayment system to be upgraded to a newer, improved version. The shutdown will commence from 12.00pm (Midday) Saturday June 30, 2018 and will last until 12.00pm (Midday) Sunday, July 1, 2018. However, it is expected that the system might be restored earlier than expected if all upgrade work goes well.

Easipay System Shutdown for Upgrade work on Saturday June 30

Easipay System Shutdown for Upgrade work on Saturday June 30

Easipay System Shutdown will happen from Midday, 12.00pm Saturday June 30, 2018 to Midday, 12.00pm, Sunday July 1, 2018. This is to allow for a system upgrade work to be carried out by PNG Power Ltd.

PNG Power Complies with Third Party Access Code

PNG Power Complies with Third Party Access Code

PNG Power has always complied with the Third Party Access Code when engaging Independent Power Producers to supply electricity onto PNG Power’s electricity systems. PNG Power ensures that Independent Power Producers (IPP) engaged to supply power to our customers provide cheap and reliable power supply before any Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is signed with them.

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