June 14, 2024


The Northern Electricity Distribution Company(NEDCo), distributors of electricity in the northern sector of Ghana, have announced scheduled power outages in some parts of the Upper East and North East Regions to enable the company to carry out maintenance work on some of its high tension poles between Navrongo and Sandema.

According to a statement to consumers on the planned power cuts, Builsa North and Builsa South Districts in the Upper East Region and the Mankarigu-Maoduri District in the North East Region are the places to be affected. The power cuts scheduled for every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day will last from Saturday, January 13, 2024 to Tuesday, March 5, 2024.

“In line with our commitment towards improving power supply reliability in the Upper East Operation Area, VRA/NEDCo is embarking on a project aimed at strengthening the Sandema/Yagaba High Tension Line( Feeder NGYF2). The project involves the installation of concrete poles to replace substandard and defective wood poles between Navrongo and Sandema.

As a consequence, there will be power outages that will affect the following districts in the course of the project implementation. Builsa North, Builsa South, Maoduri and Mankarugu Districts including Chiana,” the statement by NEDCo announced.

Some consumers in the affected districts have confirmed to mynewsgh.com that the outages have indeed begun.



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