Cause of nationwide power outages resolved - Energy Minister - News Summed Up

Cause of nationwide power outages resolved - Energy Minister


General News of Friday, 15 March 2019Source: Graphic.com.ghCause of nationwide power outages resolved - Energy Ministerplay videoEnergy Minister, Mr John Peter AmewuEnergy Minister, Mr John Peter Amewu, says the technical challenges that led to power outages in many parts of the country last Tuesday and Wednesday have been resolved. Mr Amenu said this after he had toured some power facilities in the Greater Accra Region yesterday to ascertain the cause of the outages. The tour took him to the central business district (CBD) sub-station in Accra, the Pokuase Interchange, the Asogli Power Plant in Tema and the Kpong Power Plant at Kpong. Technical challengesMr Amewu explained that the power outages were due to some technical challenges rather than low generation capacity. He said although the move had been expected to be smooth, it overloaded the intake capacity of the CBD sub-station, causing it to shut down.


Source: GhanaWeb March 15, 2019 13:18 UTC



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