The Minister of Energy, Matthew Opoku Prempeh has downplayed claims that the government has not made any investment in the energy sector for the past five years.
The Minister said the government has is undertaking some projects in to make sure there is a stable supply of power.
NAPO called on Ghanaians to endure as the government addresses the current power challenges.
“I hope the media can convey to Ghanaians the investments that are going on in the energy sector. The last time we visited the Ghana Grid Company, we were told some wires had not been changed since the 50s and 60s.”
”These wires have currently been changed to improve the supply situation in Accra. We hope that you [Ghanaians] will bear with us as we put in the necessary investments in the energy sector. Outages that are happening are not being overlooked.”
The Technical Controller at the Millennium Development Authority, Engineer William Amuna on the other hand says the Pokuase Bulk supply point project wil be fully operational by August 2021.
NAPO noted there will be an unstable power supply in May as a result of the ongoing upgrade of the Kasoa and Pokuase substations.