Ghana: Power Cut In Parts Of The Country Due To System Disturbance–GRIDCo


Ghana’s power transmission company, GRIDCo, has attributed the power outage being experienced in parts of the country to a system disturbance that occurred at about 14:41 GMT on Thursday.

The system disturbances affected power supply in Accra, Western and the Northern parts of the country.

A statement issued by Dzifa Bampoh, Manager, of Corporate Communications at GRIDCo, said the system disturbances caused the Accra Central-Achimota lines to trip and caused other transmission lines and generating stations at Aboadze, Kumasi and Tema to also trip.

The statement said efforts are underway to restore power to the affected areas.

Parts of the company’s statement on the disturbance read: “The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) wishes to inform the public that the Ghana power system experienced a disturbance which led to the interruption of power supply to some consumers in Accra, Western and the Northern parts of the country.”