The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has released a new schedule for planned power outages from May 27 to June 11, 2021 in Accra.
The planned outage is to enable the completion of construction works on the Kasoa Bulk Supply Point. The outage will help the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) undertake work on the 161KV Plant.
During the next phase of the outage which will be during the evenings, from 6pm to midnight, several areas will be affected and they have been grouped into three – A, B and C for effective management of the schedule.
According to the Managing Director of ECG, Mr Kwame Agyeman-Budu, Group A will experience the outage for six days while Groups B and C will have five days each.
He said this follows the successful implementation of a similar exercise which ended last week and enabled work to be completed on the Pokuase Bulk Power Supply Plant. He made this known on Thursday, May 20, 2021.
The affected areas include:
Cantonments, Golden Tulip, Alliance Francaise, Osu RE, Abelemkpe, Awudome, Kaneshie Market, Sampa Valley and Tetegu.
The rest are Banana Inn, Abease, Gbawe Top Base, Mataheko, Glefe, Akoko Photo, Wesley Grammar, Teshie Maamli, Teshie Composite Plant, Agbleezaa, Yomo Specs, La, Nanakrom, Martey Tsuru, Airport Hills, Max Mart, Otanor, Zoomlion and Ashaley Botwe Old Town.
Nima, Tesano, Dzorwulu, Roman Ridge, Airport Residential Area, Bubuashie, Dansoman SSNIT Flats, Ayigbe Town, Bulemi, Gbegbeyisee, Agege, West Hills Mall, Sunday Factory, Kokrobite,Bortianor, Westland, Haatso, Great Estates, Kisseiman, Obideden, Regimanuel Estates, Tse Addoman, Legon Hills and Little Roses.
Kotobabi, Abavana, Maamobi, Pig Farm, Cable & Wireless, Bubuashie, North Kaneshie, El Wak Barracks, Cantoments Post Office, Trinity House, Aplaku, Dansoman Control Market, Weija Old Barrier, Russia, Supra, Osofo Dadzie, Gbawe, Oblogo, Djaman, Manet Gardens, Frimpongmaa Estates, Sraha, East Legon, Ajorman, Airport Residential Area, Teshie Tebibiano, La Beach Hotel, La Palm Beach Hotel, Oshiyie and Achimota School.