ECG to release power outage timetable on March 31 following shutdown of Atuabo Gas Processing Plant
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is set to issue a power outage timetable to its customers on March 31 following the shutdown of the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant (GPP).
According to a joint release issued by the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) and Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), the shutdown will leave some customers with minimal interruption of power supply.
In the joint communique, it said "The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) wish to inform the public that due to the maintenance works being carried out by the Ghana National Gas Company (GNPC) at the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant (GPP), gas supply for power generation has been affected"
The release added that consequently, there will be approximately 150 megawatts of power generation shortfall.
The statement further added that this will reduce total power supply for distribution by ECG until Friday 7th April, 2023.
Below is a copy of the release:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith