ECG announces 22-day ‘dumsor’ schedule for Accra; 71 communities to be affected

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.

According to ECG, this is to pave way for the last phase of repair works on some bulk supply points and transmission cables in Accra.

Starting from June 28 2021, 71 communties are going to experience an interuuption in their power supply from 6pm to 12 am once in a week and ends on the 19th of July.

Mr. Kwame Agyeman-Budu, Managing Director of ECG has giving the assurance and time frame while speaking to the public and I qoute

“We have plans to start outages so that GRIDCo can continue the upgrading… We want to notify the public that there is going to be some outages starting each day 6pm to 12midnight, and we’ll do our best to minimize the outages, but we want them to be informed that they should expect some outages within that period.”

“We’ve spoken to GRIDCO to speed up the work. In all, we are taking 22 days to complete the lines, so hopefully by the end of the 22nd day.”

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