Tuesday’s dumsor due to ‘power swings’-GRIDCo

The Ghana Grid Company is blaming “power swings” for Tuesday’s widespread power outage in the country.

The company in a statement, said the problem arose from the Cote d’Ivoire interconnection with Ghana leaving  several parts of the country in darkness.

Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) wishes to inform the public that at 2:37 PM, there was a major system disturbance following power swings from the Cote d’Ivoire interconnection with Ghana, leading to outages in parts of the country.”

Some parts of the country begun getting power after 6pm on Tuesday but GRIDCo said most parts of the country that were affected have had their power restored.

It added that, power is being restored to areas that are still without power.

“Power supply has been restored to most parts of the country and efforts are currently underway to restore the remaining affected areas.”

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

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