12 days nationwide dumsor: PDS begins 10-hour load shedding

12 days nationwide dumsor: PDS begins 10-hour load shedding

GRIDCo has requested a total load shedding of 300MW from 08.00 hours to 1800 hours daily for 12 days to enable mandatory maintenance work on the Atuab

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GRIDCo has requested a total load shedding of 300MW from 08.00 hours to 1800 hours daily for 12 days to enable mandatory maintenance work on the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant.

The ‘dumsor’ begins today and according to energynewsafrica.com, sources within the Ministry of Energy explained that the valve of Atuabo Gas Processing plant in the Western Region was closed at 9.25am today Saturday, March 30, 2019, for a 12-day outage to complete the final tie-in works under the Takoradi-Tema Interconnection Project.

Based on this, “The termination of gas flow from the west, the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), has requested a total load reduction of 300MW from 08:00hrs to 18:00hrs,” energynewsafrica.com reported today March 30, 2019.

By: Umar Sheriff/awakenewsonline.com