Power Generation: Facts & Figures

 

Akosombo Lake Level

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

262.35 feet
79.964 meters

   
Monday, December 18, 2017
251.78 feet
76.742 meters

   

Information about the Akosombo Dam

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

Minimum operating level recorded - 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 340 320 Thermal Gas/LCO
Mines Reserve Plant - MRP (Decommissioned) 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
Ameri Power Plant 250 230 Thermal Gas
VRA Navrongo Solar Plant 2.5 - Solar Sunlight
TOTAL CAPACITY 2,600 2,267    

 

 

*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 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
BXC Solar  20 - Solar Sunlight
AKSA 260 220 Thermal HFO
TOTAL CAPACITY 1,820 1,610    

 

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