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27.04.2019 General News

GRIDCo Powers Kintampo-Bolgatanga Transmission Line Today

News GRIDCo Powers Kintampo-Bolgatanga Transmission Line Today
APR 27, 2019 GENERAL NEWS

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), is set to power the Kintampo-Bolgatanga section of the 330kV Kumasi-Bolgatanga transmission line project for the first time today April 27, 2019.

In a press statement signed by the Head of Public Affairs Unit, Joana Ohui Tetteh advised residents along the transmission corridor to stay away from all transmission facilities and the pylons.

Ths statement also added that "any unauthorized contact with the facilities compromise the safety and lives of such persons".

The Kintampo-Bolgatanga line project was launched for tender by GRIDCO in the year 2012 and is now fully set to be energized to begin operation fully.

See full statement below;

ENERGİZATİON OF THE KINTAMPO-BOLGATANGA TRANSMISSION LINE ON SATURDAY APRIL 27, 2019

Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) announces for the information of the general public that the Kintampo Bolgatanga section of the 330kv Kumasi-Bolgatanga Transmission Line Project will be energized (i.e. live electricity would run through the lines for the first time) on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

The public, especially inhabitants of the communities along this transmission line corridor are therefore, advised that the 330kV transmission line will be in an energized state from the said date.

The public is hereby advised to stay away from all transmission facilities including the pylons along the corridor, as any unauthorized contact with the facilities could compromise the safety and life of such persons.

The cooperation of the general public is anticipated, whilst GRIDCo works to serve you better.

Joana Ohui Tetteh

FOR: HEAD, PUBLIC RELATIONS

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