A Model of Excellence
for Power Utilities in Africa

Power Generation: Facts & Figures


Akosombo Lake Levels

Thursday, April 19, 2018

246.36 feet
75.090 meters

   
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
243.06 feet
74.085 meters

   

Information about the Akosombo Dam

Maximum operating level - 84.59m (277.54ft) = 8th - 9th November, 2010

Minimum operating level - 71.62m (234.96ft) = 21st - 25th July, 2007    |  Read more

 

VRA Installed Generation Capacity

Plant Installed Capacity (MW) Dependable Capacity (MW) Type of Plant Fuel Type
Akosombo  1,020 900 Hydro Water
Kpong  160 140 Hydro Water
TAPCO - T1 330 300 Thermal Gas/LCO
TICO - T2 330 320 Thermal Gas/LCO
Mines Reserve Plant - MRP 80 0 Thermal Gas
Tema Thermal 1 Plant - TT1PP 110 100 Thermal Gas/LCO
Tema Thermal 2 Plant - TT2PP 49.5 45 Thermal Gas
Tema Thermal 2 Plant Expansion - TT2PP-X 38 32 Thermal Gas
Kpone Thermal Power Plant - KTPP 220 200 Thermal Gas/DFO
VRA Navrongo Solar Plant 2.5 - Solar Sunlight
TOTAL CAPACITY 2,340 2,037    

 

*LCO - Light Crude Oil | *DFO - Distillate Fuel Oil | *HFO - Heavy Fuel Oil

 

Installed Capacity of Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and other Plants

Plant Installed Capacity (MW) Dependable Capacity (MW) Type of Plant Fuel Type
Bui 400 340 Hydro Water
Kar Power Barge 1 235 225 Thermal HFO
Kar Power Barge 2 470 450 Thermal HFO
Sunon Asogli Phase 1 200 180 Thermal Gas
Sunon Asogli Phase 2 Stage 1 180 160 Thermal LCO/Gas
Sunon Asogli Phase 2 Stage 2 180 160 Thermal Gas/LCO
Cenit Power Plant 110 100 Thermal LCO
Ameri Power Plant 250 230 Thermal Gas
BXC Solar  20 - Solar Sunlight
AKSA 289 270 Thermal HFO
TOTAL CAPACITY 2,334 2,115    

*LCO - Light Crude Oil | *DFO - Distillate Fuel Oil | *HFO - Heavy Fuel Oil