Ghanaians in some parts of the national capital will endure intermittent power outages from today, Tuesday, October 5, 2021, to December 5, 2021, the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has said.
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The power transmitter noted in a statement that the outages have been scheduled to allow engineers to work on planned works within the Achimota-Mallam corridors for the decommissioning and replacement of existing lines with new higher-capacity conductors.
GRIDCo wrote to power distributor Electricity Company of Ghana that it has become crucial “to transfer as much load as possible to Pokuase, Achimota, Accra East and Tema to limit loading at Mallam and Accra Central substations.”
Some of the areas to be affected include:
Group A: Adabraka Old Timers, Mamprobi, Chorkor, Ageege, Lartebiokorshie, Valco Trust, Teachers Hall, among others.
Group B: Appolo Theatre, Asylum Down, Adabraka Market, Korle Gonno, Sukura, Mamprobi Poly Clinic, James Town, Mataheko etc.
Group C: Central Police Station, Cocobod, Kingsway, Abossey Okai, Chorkor, Appiah Danquah, Graphic Press House, SSNIT among others.