- Residents in selected areas in the Greater Accra Region would soon enjoy stable electricity supply, MiDA has announced
- Stability would be achieved after the GRIDCO’s transformers are relocated from Tema to the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP)
- Affected areas include Tema Community 1, Sites 17 and 18, Tema Communities 8 and 9, parts of Ashiaman and along the Spintex Road Corridor
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The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), has revealed that plans are underway to provide stable power supply to some areas in the Greater Accra region.
MiDA revealed that it is taking steps to ensure that power supply to consumers of electricity in parts of Accra West and East regions of the country is made seamless by Monday, May 18, 2020.
The announcement comes in the wake of erratic power supply to consumers at Tema Community 1, Sites 17 and 18, Tema Communities 8 and 9, parts of Ashiaman and along the Spintex Road Corridor.
Other areas affected are East Legon, Manet Estates, Jehovah's Witnesses Camp, Achimota School, Action Chapel, Ghana Standards Board, Madina, ACP Estates, Pokuase Ridge and Collinson Farms.
Per a citibusinessnews.com report, MiDA explained the electricity would be fully restored after GRIDCO’s transformers are relocated from Tema to Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP).
It is expected that the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point project when completed, will boost power supply within the enclave, and reduce transmission losses for ECG and GRIDCo.
In another report, the Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu, has commissioned a 330/161 KV interconnecting Auto Transformer at Sunon Asogli Power Plant in Tema in the Greater Accra region.
The motive behind building the plant is to help boost power transmission and supply in Ghana.
Information available shows that the plant, which was built by the Ghana Grid Company Limited Ghana Limited (GRIDCO) and Asogli, cost $5.4 million dollars.
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