Karpowership Ghana Second power barge on schedule despite Turkish Coup- Karpower

The government has taken full control in short time and detained all those responsible. Thejudicial processes against the plotters had begun.

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Karpower has assured Ghanaians that work on Ghana’s second power barge is still ongoing, undisrupted by last Friday’s attempted coup in Turkey.

In a statement released by Karpower and copied to Pulse.com.gh, the company revealed that life in Turkey has returned to normalcy and all services needed for continuous work on the second powership are operational.

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This, according to Karpower, means that the company would deliver the second 350 MW power barge needed to augment Ghana’s energy supply in August as originally planned.

Here is the full statement  from Karpower, as was copied to Pulse.com.gh:

As covered by international news agencies on July 15th, there has been a short lived coup attempt by a fraction in Turkish Armed Forces.

The government has taken full control in short time and detained all those responsible. Thejudicial processes against the plotters had begun.

All our international and local personnel are safe and all our operations inside and outside of Turkey and construction works in our shipyards continue without any interruptions or delays. Thus the 450mw Powership expected in Ghana this year will be delivered as planne

As Karpowership, we extend our deepest sympathies to the victims of this terrible crime.Our thoughts are with their families.

Life has returned normal in Turkey thanks to our government’s prudent reaction which failed the coup attempt in a short time.

Operations in airports, ports and public institutions have returned to normal.

Karpowership is a subsidiary of Karadeniz Holding, a sector pioneer in innovative energy projects for the last 20 years, playing an active role in medium to long-term investments in domestic and international markets.

Since it began operations in December, 2015, Karpowership has been committed to supplying sustainable and affordable electricity to Ghana.

 Karadeniz Powership Ayşegül Sultan, with an installed capacity of 235MW, has been running efficiently and has been producing, on average, 210 MW of uninterrupted electrical energy. The company has also been consistently undertaking Corporate Social Interventions to support the community.

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