Dumsor Update: ECG’s 16-day power cut to hit Accra from today


From 6pm to midnight today, May 27, 2021, certain areas of Accra will experience power outages.

This marks the beginning of a planned 16-day blackout to rebuild the Ghana Grid Corporation’s 161kV Winneba-Mallam transmission line and overlap, as part of the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point (BSP).

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) made it known that power outages in certain areas of Accra will occur from May 27 (Thursday) to June 11 (Friday), 2021.

Affected areas have been classified into Groups – A, B and C – on the schedule released by the ECG.

The areas to be affected include Cantonments, Kaneshie Market, Abelenkpe, Awudome, Labadi, Teshie, Ashaley Botwe, Osu, Tetegu and Gbawe Top Base.

The others are Nima, Tesano, Dansoman SSNIT Flats, Haatso, Airport Residential Area, Dzorwulu, Roman Ridge, West Hills Mall, Kisseiman and Regimanuel Estates, Dansoman Control Market, Aplaku, Kotobabi, North Kaneshie, Bubiashie, Russia, East Legon, Ajorman and again Airport Residential Area among others.