Dumsor: ECG to take power to undertake emergency maintenance works in Accra

Dumsor: ECG to take power to undertake emergency maintenance works in Accra

- ECG has announced that it will be undertaking an emergency maintenance in some parts of Accra , today, Thursday, May 20

- The exercise is scheduled to begin at 10:00am and end at 4:00pm

- The emergency maintenance works would be aimed at improving service delivery

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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that it will be undertaking an emergency maintenance in some parts of Accra , today, Thursday, May 20.

The maintenance exercise is scheduled to start at 10:00am and end at 4:00pm.

This information comes after the ECG together with the Ghana Grid Company gave a firm assurance to end the recent load shedding programme in some parts of the Greater Accra Region.

Dumsor: ECG to take power to undertake emergency maintenance works in Accra
Dumsor: ECG to take power to undertake emergency maintenance works in Accra

In a report filed by 3news, ECG stated the emergency maintenance works would be aimed at improving service delivery.

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The areas to be affected by the power interruption are Amasaman, APC, Medie, Capital Hill, Asofa, Agya Appiah, John Teye, Ofankor, Fise, Pokuase Estates and parts of Tantra Hill.

Meanwhile, the Ghana Grid Company(GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) earlier stated that they are working around the clock to complete their maintenance works.

According to them, they were taking advantage of the scheduled load-shedding to ensure that ongoing maintenance works within their domains are completed on time to bring relief to Ghanaians.

The two companies said the various ongoing works will enhance power supply reliability in the Greater Accra Region, Central and Ashanti Regions when completed.

“...GRIDCo and ECG wish to assure Ghanaians of their urgent commitment to complete the projects on time to bring relief to the system and customers..,” a statement from the service providers said.

Away from Energy, the Ministry of Finance in partnership with the European Investment Bank have signed an agreement for the provision of a €170 million facility for the establishment of a new national bank.

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The new bank, the Development Bank Ghana (DBG), is an integral feature of the GH¢100 billion Ghana Cares ‘Obaatampa’ Project.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, signed on behalf of Ghana, with Dr. Werner Hoyer, President of EIB, signing on behalf of the Bank.

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