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Transmission lines reliability increased by 50% in parts of Western Region

Transmission lines reliability increased by 50% in parts of Western Region

The Chief of Wassa Old Subri, Nana Twumasi Ampaakwaw II, has been deeply concerned since 2022 about the encroachment of trees near the transmission lines in his community.

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These trees have been progressively growing, threatening the community’s power supply.

Collaborating with private entities, ECG has initiated efforts to clear overgrown vegetation along the transmission lines.

An assessment conducted earlier this year identified numerous trees and plantations under the transmission lines within the allowable distance These vegetation clusters posed a significant risk of disrupting the power supply to fifty-eight communities reliant on electricity transmitted through these lines.

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Genser Energy’s Community Relations team worked closely with local leaders and residents to ensure that the project not only enhanced power reliability but also contributed to the community’s welfare.

Under the supervision of Genser Energy’s Construction Superintendent, Stephen Ayisi, teams selectively trimmed branches and removed high-risk trees posing a threat to the transmission lines

Since the clearing, the communities have enjoyed an improvement in power supply to the communities

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