Accra: ECG announces 16-day ‘dumsor’
The 16-day load-shedding exercise is to facilitate the work of contractors working to improve reliable power supply.
A statement issued by ECG on Thursday, 20 May 2021 noted that as part of system improvement works on the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point (BSP), a reconstruction of a section of Ghana Grid Company’s 161kV Winneba to Mallam transmission lines and tie-in will be required.
“This exercise will lead to a shortfall in the transmission of power to Accra during the peak load hours,” ECG added.
The areas to be affected include The 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.
In view of this, power supply will be interrupted in the affected areas between 6 pm and midnight on the scheduled days.