“We Apologise” – GRIDCO Attributes Saturday’s Power Outages To ‘System Disturbance’


Saturday’s power fluctuation across some parts of Greater Accra, Western and Central Regions, as well as portions of the middle and northern parts according to Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCO), was due to “system disturbance”

In a statement, GRIDCO apologised for any inconvenience caused as they work around the clock to fix the problem.

“At 19:52 h on Saturday, May 07, 2022, the power system experienced a system disturbance due to a faulted equipment on the Takoradi Extension–Winneba line. Consequently, all generating plants in Aboadze, Tema (except Kpone Thermal Power Plant), Bui and Kpong were forced to shut down,” the state-owned electricity transmission company said in a press release dated Monday, May 9, 2022.

“caused forced outages within the coastal corridor of the National Grid which led to power supply interruptions in some parts of Greater Accra, Western/Central, Middle and Northern parts of the country. However, Akosombo and Kpone Thermal Power Plants continued to be in service supplying power.”

“Restoration began immediately, and supply was restored to all bulk supply points by 23:29 h.

“GRIDCo assures its valued stakeholders that it will continue to work towards the provision of a reliable power system for Ghana’s socio-economic development.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused,” the statement added.




Source: Peacefmonline.com/Ghana


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