Construction work on the 330kV Bulk Supply Point at Pokuase in the Greater Accra Region of the Republic of Ghana is progressing steadily with contractors assuring that the project will be completed on schedule.
So far the project is about 38% completed.
The US$60 million project, which is expected to boost power supply upon completion, will benefit areas including Pokuase, Nsawam, Adenta, Kwabenya, Legon, Oyibi and the surrounding communities.
The project is being executed by Elecnor of Spain, with earth moving works sub-contracted to Cymain while Mikadu and Oakley have also been sub-contracted for the construction of GRIDCo and ECG/PDS offices respectively.
The BSP, which is the first project under the Ghana Power II, spearheaded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) through the Millennium Development Authority, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2021.
When officials of Millennium Development Authority, ECG and GRIDCo took journalists to inspect the project contractors were seen busily working.
The Project Manager for Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP), Patrick Oppong who took the journalists spoke to Oman FM.
According to him, 160 people have so far been employed.
MP for Trobo Moses Anim who is the MP for the area spoke to Oman FM about his impression about the project.