GRIDCo operates the most extensive and reliable transmission interconnected system in West Africa, operating mainly at 330kV, 225kV and 161kV. GRIDCo’s transmission lines span of over 6,500km with a transformer capacity of over 8,100MVA and 70 substations across Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo/Benin and Burkina Faso. GRIDCo currently operates the most modern SCADA and Energy Management Systems in West Africa. The company is the only Utility in West Africa that operates and manages a Static VAR Compensator located at its 161kV Tamale Substation.
GRIDCo recognizes the need to strategically diversify its operations in order to improve its cash flow and profitability. To achieve this goal, the GRIDConsult Business Unit was established to utilize the immense human and material resources available to pursue its mandate in the short to medium term.
GRIDConsult is positioned to:
- Take advantage of the emerging business opportunities with Ghana and across the West African sub-region to improve its own cash flows and profitability
- Provide quality service to the market
- Carve a niche for itself as a quality service provider; and
- Create the platform for its professionals to enlarge their scope of works and practice to earn additional rewards.
GRIDConsult aims to understand client requirements whilst tailoring solutions to meet their needs in the following areas – Engineering and Project Management, Operations and Maintenance Support, Technical Training and Customized Services.