ECG to carry out mandatory maintenance as Accra set to suffer dumsor [see timeline]

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Amid fears of power outages in Ghana, popularly known as ‘dumsor’, the Electricity Company of Ghana in conjunction with Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO) has announced to it’s costumers an imminent power interruption.

According to ECG, the power outages, which is scheduled to last for eight (8) days would affect residents of the North-Eastern parts of Accra.

In a bid to make it less worrisome for customers, ECG has grouped the areas into four. Customers in the affected areas will see 12 hours outage in the daytime; while the next one would come three days after, at nighttime.

It stated that, “the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) which is near completion and sponsored by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) under the auspices of the Millennium Development Authority (MIDA) will require a tie-in to GRIDCO’s 330kv transmission line.

“This exercise will require a complete shutdown of the 330kv line thereby affecting power supply reliability to the Mallam BSP.”

This maintenance is expected to effect from Monday, 10th to Monday, 17th May, 2021.

The affected groups and outage schedule are as follows:

  • GROUP A

Nsakina, Oduman, Odorkor Oficial Town, Awoshie, Odorgonno, Mallam Abease, Top Base, Kokompe, Zamrama Line, Banana Inn, Chorkor, Korle Gonno, Gbegbeysee, Shiabu, Kwashi-Bu, Abeka Lapaz, Nil Boye Town, Alhaji, Sowutuom, Ablekuma New Town, Dansoman Control Market, GBC Staff Quarters, Old barrier, Opeikuma, Ashalaja, Lamptey Mills

  • GROUP B

Lower McCarthy, Mallam, Gbawe, Agape Junction, Bubiashie, Demod, Abossey Okai, Santamaria, Bortianor Red Top, New Aplaku, Mataheko, Dansoman SSNIT Flats, Glefe, Nyanyano, Nyanyano Kakraba, Iron City, Breku, Tuba

  • GROUP C

Sakaman, Hansonic, Upper McCarthy Hill, Tettegu, Melcom Plus Industrial Area, Abeka Market, Lartebiokorshie, Tantra Hill, Nyamekye, Pokuase ACP Estates, Amasaman, Anyaa, NIC, Nsumfa, Antieku, Bortianor, Wesley Grammar, Ayigbe Town, Korkordzor, Banana Inn, Mamprobi New Town

  • GROUP D

Odorkor, St. Anthony, Djaman Township, Oblogo, Salaga Market, CMB Flats, Mamprobi, Soko, Taifa, Ofankor, Asofa, Alhaji, Tabora, Chantan, Israel, Fadama, North Kaneshie, Joma, NIC Top, Seminary, Sowutuom Last Stop, Ablekuma Curve, Russia, Sukura, Kokrobite, Bortianor, Osofo Dadzie, Datus

SCHEDULE

Other needed interruptions in power supply to enable contractors complete the different intervention projects, will be communicated in due course.

While calling on customers to bear the inconvenience with us, we pledge our commitment to complete the projects on time.