GRIDCo attributes Sunday’s blackout to faulty equipment at Mallam substation

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The Ghana Grid Company LTD (GRIDCo) has attributed the power cut that affected some areas in the western part of Accra, Winneba, and Takoradi on Sunday, March 3, to faulty equipment at its Mallam substation.

GRIDCo in a statement signed by its Corporate Communications Manager, Dzifa Bampoh, indicated that its engineers have already begun power restoration and assured the public that they are working tirelessly to restore supply to the rest of the affected areas.

Below is GRIDCo’s full statement.

The Ghana Grid Company LTD (GRIDCo) wishes to inform the public that on Sunday, March 3, 2024, due to a fault in equipment at the Mallam substation which occurred at 20:38h power supply to some customers in the western part of Accra, Winneba and Takoradi was interrupted.

Our engineers have quickly isolated the faulted equipment for further investigation.

Restoration of supply to affected customers started immediately. As of 22:30h, the power supply to most of the affected customers had been restored. For areas without power supply, engineers are working tirelessly to restore power once the faulted equipment is fixed.

GRIDCo sincerely apologizes to all who were affected by the power supply interruption.

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