Faulty transmission lines caused Friday's power outage – GRIDCo

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 Source: Class FM

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has said one of its transmission lines from Tema to Accra developed a fault, hence the power outage experienced on Friday, January 17, 2020.

“GRIDCo wishes to inform the general public that at 12:20 PM today [Friday], one of our transmission lines from Tema to Accra developed a fault.

“As a result, a number of our generation facilities tripped, leading to outages in Accra and other parts of the country.

“Our Maintenance team responded immediately to restore the affected transmission circuits and power supply has since been fully restored to all parts of the country at approximately 14:30 PM".

“GRIDCo apologises for any inconvenience caused and remains committed to its mandate of delivering reliable power supply,” the company said in a statement.

Source: Class FM

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