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USAID Training Team meets GRIDCo Managment

By |2023-01-30T21:30:23+00:00January 30th, 2023|News|

It has been three (3) years since the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) partnered the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to train and drive women’s inclusivity in the Company. The effort is in line with SDG 5 – “Achieving Gender Equality”, which calls for full participation and equal opportunities for women at all levels.A


By |2023-01-30T21:27:23+00:00January 30th, 2023|News|

A team of trainers from the Engendering Industries USAID took selected Managers through a day-long training on gender and related issues on Monday, 23rd January 2023, in GRIDCO’s Procurement Conference Room. This practical and interactive session was interspersed with group work and outdoor activities. At the end of the training session, participants left edified

SONABEL Management pays a Working Visit to GRIDCo

By |2023-01-30T21:07:08+00:00January 30th, 2023|News|

A delegation from the National Electricity Company of Burkina Faso, [Société Nationale d'électricité du Burkina Faso (SONABEL)] led by its Board Chairman Dr. Konate Souleymane and Director General Daniel Serme have met with GRIDCo’s CE and Management Team.The discussions focused on the ongoing transformer repairs for the Nayagnia SubStation and commitments for continued bulk power

Kumasi Operational Area Receives Ashanti Regional Minister & Management

By |2023-01-24T20:23:34+00:00January 24th, 2023|News|

Last week, the Chief Executive and Management of GRIDCo spent time with the Kumasi and Techiman Operational Areas.The engagement with the Kumasi Area coincided with a visit by the Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei-Mensah who was also on a tour of key entities in Kumasi. The Regional Minister reassured GRIDCo staff of his support

ERERA and GRIDCo Engage on ECOWAS Transmission Tariff

By |2023-01-24T20:19:01+00:00January 24th, 2023|News|

The Chairman of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA), Monsieur Kocou Laurent Rodrigue Tossou, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Ing. Ebenezer Kofi Essienyi have held discussions on the approval processes for the ECOWAS Regional Transmission Tariff. The approval of the tariff will enable stakeholders in the power transmission

Akosombo Area Team Commended for Driving In-house Asiekpe Substation Project

By |2023-01-16T19:19:19+00:00January 16th, 2023|News|

It was a very lively session, when the Chief Executive and his team touched down in the Akosombo Area for its annual series of GRIDCo Area Tours at the start of the year. For two hours, Akosombo Area staff put forward issues of pertinence, such as staffing, resources and rewards, which require attention for the

Kick-Off Meeting for Telecom Component of SCADACOM Upgrade Project Held

By |2023-01-16T19:12:55+00:00January 16th, 2023|News|

On January 9, 2023, GRIDCo successfully held a Kick-Off Meeting with Hitachi Energy Switzerland Limited for the Telecommunications Component of the project to upgrade the Corporate SCADA Network Manager System and Telecommunication Network for GRIDCo.The Project duration will be for twelve (12) months, and will be managed by the relevant GRIDCo Stakeholder Departments. Upon completion,

GRIDCo Advances Set Up of Capacity Market with Inauguration of Working Group

By |2023-01-16T19:07:46+00:00January 16th, 2023|News|

A Capacity Market Implementation Plan Working Group (WG) has been constituted and inaugurated. The move is part of actions for the operationalisation of the Ghana Wholesale Electricity Market required by Ghana’s Electricity Regulation, which entails developing: an Energy Market; a Capacity Market and an Ancillary Services Market.However, GRIDCo has decided to initiate action to make

GRIDCo Board & Management Honour Former President Kufuor

By |2023-01-10T21:18:42+00:00January 10th, 2023|News|

The Board and Management have on behalf of the Ghana Grid Company Limited, honoured His Excellency, Former President John Agyekum Kufuor for his role in the creation of GRIDCo 15 Years ago. In December 2022, a delegation led by GRIDCo Board Chairman, Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, paid a courtesy call on the former President as he

Takoradi Area Completes Work on OPGW for Aboadze-Tarkwa Tower

By |2023-01-10T20:53:42+00:00January 10th, 2023|News|

The Lines and Telecommunications Maintenance team at Takoradi Area have successfully completed refurbishment work on the series of broken Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) Strands and rusted bolts on the first tower on Aboadze-Tarkwa (TT5R) transmission lines due to rust. An optical ground wire (OPGW) is a type of cable that is used in overhead power

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