Parts of the Accra are expected to experience power outages popularly known in Ghana as “Dumsor” beginning today, Tuesday, October 5, 2021, to December 3, 2021.
In a letter sighted by sammykaymedia.com, the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) wrote to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) that has become necessary for GRIDCo to execute “planned works” within the Achimota – Mallam corridors for the decommissioning and replacement of existing lines with new higher-capacity conductors.
GRIDCo in the said letter said the decision has become crucial “to transfer as much load as possible to Pokuase, Achimota, Accra East and Tema in order to limit loading at Mallam and Accra Central substations.”
The areas to be affected have been categorised into groups A, B, and C.
Group A comprises Adabraka Old Timers, Mamprobi, Chorkor, Ageege, Lartebiokorshie, Valco Trust, Teachers Hall, among others.
For Group B, the areas that are to be affected include Appolo Theatre, Asylum Down, Adabraka Market, Korle Gonno, Sukura, Mamprobi Poly Clinic, James Town, Mataheko, etc.
Group C also includes Central Police Station, Cocobod, Kingsway, Abossey Okai, Chorkor, Appiah Danquah, Graphic Press House, SSNIT among others.
Checkout affected areas below: