GridCo tours TRANSCO CLSG facilities

TRANSCO CLSG GM Sherif (l) with Amb. Blay-Amihere

A six-member high-powered Executive team from the Ghanian based energy company, GridCo, including its Chairman of the Board, Amb. Kabral Blay-Amihere is on a week-long working visit with TRANSCO CLSG to assess the CLSG project infrastructure in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

The group seeks future collaboration with TRANSCO CLSG, the regional company in the energy sector.

The Ghana Grid Company Ltd (Gridco) delegation held a high-level meeting with the senior management team of TRANSCO CLSG including its General Manager, Mohammed M. Sherif in Abidjan on Monday, September 13, 2021. During the meeting, Mr. Sherif welcomed GridCo to TRANSCO CLSG headquarters. He presented the CLSG project and provided some updates on the operations and maintenance phase of the project.

Following the Abidjan meeting, a joint site visit kicked off Tuesday, September 14th with a visit at the Man substation in Cote d’Ivoire. The delegation followed up with a visit to the Nzerekore substation in Guinea, where intensive construction works are ongoing. The delegation arrived in Monrovia late Wednesday, September 15th and is expected to visit TRANSCO CLSG facilities including the Mount Coffee substation.

The site visit continues in Sierra Leone where the team is expected to visit the Kenema substation and other CLSG project locations on Friday, September 17, 2021. The assessment and cooperative mission comes in the wake of TRANSCO CLSG’s non-stop energization of its transmission line and substations in Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

The sites visit is affording the GridCo team an opportunity to acquaint with the effectiveness of CLSG project implementation, an opportunity to see for themselves the level of progress that has been made to bring reliable and affordable electricity to the region and also to allow them share their own experiences with TRANSCO CLSG.

GRIDCo is a transmission utility company which is mandated to: Carry out the business of economic dispatching and transmission of electricity from facilities of wholesale suppliers to bulk customers or distribution companies and utilities in Ghana and West Africa without discrimination.

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