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350,000 existing ECG customers to benefit from Pokuase BSP

About 350,000 existing customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will benefit from the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) upon completion in May next year.

The project, which is 87 percent complete, would hold 580 MVA and redistribute to the zone and guarantee consistent power. 

Occupants of Kwabenya, Ofankor, Legon, Nsawam, and Anyah will hurl a moan of alleviation upon consummation since there would be adequate power supply to support their business operations and domestic purposes. 

The US$50 million project is being supported by the United States Government through its Agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). 

2,000,000 US dollars has been spent on corporate social duty projects, for example, street development and gifts to wellbeing offices inside its catchment regions. 

Mr Patrick Kwame Oppong, the BSP Project Manager, who advised the media on Thursday during a project site visit, said an aggregate of US$10 million had been spent on nearby sub temporary workers for undertaking a few parts of the project in consistence with the neighborhood content strategy orders. 

The Project is being executed constantly Development Authority (MiDA), with Elecnor SA Ghana as the temporary workers and Surbana Jurong Group as the directing designers. 

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Mr Mateo Perez Camino, the Country Director of Elecnor SA Ghana, told the media that significant deals with the BSP were approaching finish including the Control Buildings for GRIDCo and the ECG, waste frameworks, establishment of transformers, fencing, gantries, Switchgears and capacity yards. 

Right now, he stated, links were being laid and some hardware authorized. 

He said the organization had been conforming to the ecological and COVID-19 wellbeing conventions. 

He educated that around 95 percent of the labor force at the substation were Ghanaians, who were profiting for information move and would hence deal with the office when it is at last given over to the public authority. 

The Pokuase BSP, the fourth Bulk Supply Point in Accra, is assigned as A4BSP, and its related 33 kilovolt and 11 kilovolt interconnecting lines proposed to address power supply challenges including regular blackouts and low voltages, coming about because of expanded power interest in Accra and the encompassing networks. 

The Project would likewise prompt a critical decrease in specialized misfortunes in the GRIDCo transmission framework and the ECG power dispersion, which would add to improving the monetary feasibility of the utilities. 

The Pokuase BSP is the principal 330kV in Accra and the biggest in the nation when finished. 

The Project will be created under the current 330kV Aboadze-Volta-Lome Transmission line at Pokuase. 

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The project began in April 2019 and expected to be finished on May 31, 2021.

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