GRIDCo announces over 2-months power outages in some parts of Accra for re-constructing transmission lines

ECG - Filed photo
ECG - Filed photo

The Ghana GRID Company Limited (GRIDCo) has announced over two (2) months power outages in parts of Accra for re-constructing transmission lines.

According to GRIDCo, some customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited in Accra will be affected by power outages during the day from Saturday, April 9, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022.

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) is re-constructing transmission lines from the Achimota substation through Avenor to the Mallam substation.

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The work involves taking out of service, two 161kV transmission lines (i.e., Achimota-Accra Central and Achimota-Mallam) from Saturday April 9, 2022, to Thursday June 30, 2022.

The outage is to enable GRIDCo to upgrade the transmission capacity on each Line. This important exercise is to meet the growing demand for electricity in Accra and its environs.

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The outage will affect customers served by the Electricity Company of Ghana’s (ECG) distribution systems crossing these transmission lines (between the Achimota substation at Dzorwulu and Avenor in Accra) during the day, for the stated period.

GRIDCo apologizes for any inconvenience caused during the period.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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