ECG announces 22 days of power cut for parts of Accra

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has announced that parts of Accra will experience scheduled power outages for 22-days starting from Monday, June 28, 2021.

The outages, according to the power distributor, would allow the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) to complete the last phase of repair works on some bulk supply points and transmission cables in Accra.

The last phase of the repair works, which begins on Monday, June 28, 2021, will see an upgrade in the Volta-Achimota-Mallam transmission lines. The exercise will cause an interruption in power supply to about 71 communities within Accra.

The communities have been categorised into 6 groups, each of which will be without power from 6pm to 12am once a week, within the 22-day period lasting between June 28 and July 19, 2021.

At a news conference in Accra, the Managing Director of ECG, Kwame Agyeman-Budu, appealed to the public to bear with the Company as it works to ensure improved service to Ghanaians.

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