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ECG Press Release; Reason for the Nationwide blackout

ECG press release; Reason for the Nationwide blackout

The Electricity Company of Ghana has just released an official communique indicating  the reason for the Nationwide blackout on 8th September 2023 at about 7:30 pm.

According to the ECG the Power Outage is emanating from technical challenge from GRIDCo.

The Statement reads,

”The Electricity Company Of Ghana wishes to inform the general public especially our cherished customers, that the outage being experienced, is as a result of a technical challenge emanating from GRIDCO.

ECG wishes to assure affected customers that immediately the technical challenge is rectified, power supply will be restored.

ECG regrets the inconvenience caused to our affected customers.”



The Ghana Grid Company Ltd., (GRIDCo), the “Operator of the National Interconnected
Transmission System (NITS) informs the public that a system disturbance occurred at 19:03GMT
affecting parts of the country.

Restoration commenced immediately and three quarters of customers received supply as of 21:00
GMT. Power restoration efforts continue as generation is restored.

GRIDCo apologises for the inconvenience caused and appreciates your patience as we continue
to restore power to all affected customers.

Corporate Communications Section
Ghana Grid Company, GRIDCo

Many Ghanaians took to social media to express their disappointment and also to know the various towns and cities affected.

Currently as at 9:45 Pm some part of the Country have power, but some are still in the dark.




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