ECG releases 8-day ‘dumsor’ timetable for Accra
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has released the much-anticipated timetable for power outages in Accra as part of projects to “improve power supply reliabilities and system voltages.”
In this regard, the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) which nears completion will require a tie-in to GRIDCO’s 330kv transmission line.
ECG in a statement said; This exercise will require a complete shutdown of the 330kv line thereby affecting power reliability to the main Mallam BSP.”
Below are the affected areas divided into four groups
Group A – Power off on May 10 and May 14 during the day and power off at night on May 12 and May 16.
Nsakina, Oduman, Odorkor Official Town, Awoshie, Odorgonno, Mallam Abease, Top Base (Gbawe), Kokompe, Zamrama Line, Banana Inn, Chorkor, Korle Gonno, Gbegbeyse, Shiabu, Kwashi-Bu, Abeka Lapaz, Nii Boye Town, Alhaji, Sowutuom, Ablekuma New Town, Dansoman Control, Market, GBC Staff Quarters, Old barrier, Opeikuma, Ashalaja, Lamptey Mills (Kasoa).
Group B – Power off during the day on May 12 and May 16 and power off during the night on May 10 and May 14. Lower McCarthy, Mallam, Gbawe, Agape junction, Bubiashie, Demod, Abossey Okai, Santa Maria, Bortianor, Red Top, New Aplaku, Mataheko, Dansoman SSNIT Flats, Glefe, Nyanyano, Nyanyano Kakraba, Iron City, Breku, Tuba.
Group C – Power off during the day on May 11, May 15, May 17, and power off during the night on May 13.
Sakaman, Hansonic, Upper McCarthy Hill, Tetegu, Melcom Plus Industrial Area, Abeka Market, Lartebiokorshie, Tantra Hill, Nyamekye, Pokuase ACP Estates, Amasaman, Anyaa, NIC, Nsumfa, Antieku, Bortianor, Wesley Grammar, Ayigbe Town, Korkordzor, Banana Inn, Mamprobi New Town.
Group D – Power off during the day on May 13 and power off at night on May 11, May 15, May 17, Odorkor, St. Anthony, Djaman township, Oblogo, Salaga market, CMB Flats, Mamprobi, Soko, Taifa, Ofankor, Asofa, Alhajo, Tabora, Chantan, Israel, Fadama, North Kaneshie, Joma, NIC Top, Seminary, Sowutuom Last Stop, Ablekuma Curve, Russia, Sukura, Kokrobite, Bortianor, Osofo Dadzie, Datus.