Parts of Accra to experience power outages from April 9 to June 30 – GRIDCo

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In a Public Announcement document available to News On Ghana, the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has informed the general public that there will be a re-construction of transmission lines from Achimota to Malam Substations.

Some customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Accra will experience power outages during the day from Saturday, April 9 to Thursday, June 30, 2022.

According to GRIDCo, this is to enable an upgrade of its Achimota-Accra Central and Achimota-Mallam transmission lines.

In the document, GRIDCo stated that the power generating company is re-constructing transmission lines from it Achimota substation through Avenor to the Mallam substation.

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“The work involves taking out of service lines, 16kv transmission lines ie Achimota-Accra Central- Achimota and Achimita-Mallam from Saturday April 9, 2022 to Thursday June 30, 2022. The outage is to enable GRIDCo upgrade it transmission capacity on each line. This important exercise is to meet the growing demand of electricity in Accra and its environs,” the statement said.

The upgrade is expected to affect customers served by ECG on these lines during the period stated.

Full statement below:

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