ACCRA: ECG announces end of planned power outage


The Electricity Company of Ghana has announced the end of the eight-day power interruption in parts of Accra.

The company had earlier announced the need to interrupt power supply for eight (8) days from Monday, May 10 to Monday, May 17, to enable the tie-in of the newly constructed Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) to GRIDCo’s 330kV transmission line.

In a statement Tuesday the company said”the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) wishes to inform the general public especially the affected customers that the programme has ended today Tuesday, 18th May 2021 at 6.00 am.”

The statement went on “this project forms part of efforts to improve power supply reliability and system voltages.”

“ECG wishes to thank all stakeholders for their cooperation during the exercise.
Other needed interruptions in power supply to enable contractors to complete the next project, the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point (BSP), will be communicated in due course,” it ended.

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