Power barge 'Dumsor' to ease this Christmas - GRIDCO

The CEO of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Mr William Amuna has attributed this to power generated by the Karpower ship from Turkey.

  • Published:
File photo play

File photo

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Ghanaians are expected to have an increase in electricity supply this Christmas, as the current load shedding improves to 12 hours off, 24hrs on.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Mr William Amuna has attributed this to power generated by the Karpower ship from Turkey, which is currently producing about 215.22 megawatts.

“There is an ease in the load shedding, and we are doing less than 300 megawatts and it is our hope there would be enough power available for the Christmas festivities,” he told Daily Graphic recently.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Mr William Amuna play

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Mr William Amuna

 

Meanwhile, Karadeniz holdings, operators of the Karpower ship has announced that the power barge has been successfully integrated into the national grid.

A statement issued in Accra and signed by the Communication’s Specialist, Ms Sandra Amarquaye said “Aysegul Sultan, the first Powership in Ghana with an installed capacity of 235 MW, will significantly help ameliorate the power supply in the country.”

"A second Powership, also with 235 MW installed capacity, is expected to arrive in Ghana in the first half of 2016,” the statement added.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 RIP KABA was the only child of his parents - Captain Smartbullet
2 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment screeningbullet
3 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
4 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
5 In Uganda Woman 37, has 38 childrenbullet
6 Recruitment Police, other security agencies would be...bullet
7 #IAMGACA Ghanaian Against Child Abuse launchedbullet
8 Family Affair These mega churches are keeping it in the familybullet
9 Tribute to my King Major Maxwell Mahama's wife pens...bullet
10 Illegal Drugs Ghana leads Africa in marijuana use;...bullet

Top Videos

1 WATCH Kennedy Agyapong dances wildly to hip hop song in hilarious videobullet
2 Video Gabby Otchere-Darko, Citi FM MD heckled in New Yorkbullet
3 Video Koforidua river mysteriously turns Biblical Blood Redbullet
4 Watch Stop taking collection in churches -TB Joshua to Pastorsbullet

News