The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has apologized to Ghanaians who suffered from the recent intermittent power supply. Recently, some parts of the country especially Accra experienced power cuts.
Head of Corporate Communications at GRIDCo, Dzifa Bampoh said the situation was a result of a generational challenge that is out of the control of GRIDCo. “Sincerely, we apologize for the erratic power supply that many Ghanaians may have suffered for the last couple of days,” said Dzifa Bampoh.
“GRIDCo is a transmitter and we are not a generator however, we do have a view of what the generation is like, that is the generation coming from our power plants whether they are hydro or they are thermal or they are solar.
“Unfortunately, there has been a shortfall in generation capacity, meaning we have not been able to generate as much power as Ghanaians demand. That is out of the control of GRIDCo and it is partly because we don’t have enough gas coming in to power some of these plants. That is why we had some intermittent power supply, so there is no load-shedding.