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Akosombo Lake Levels

Friday, February 24, 2017

247.20 feet
75.347 meters

   
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
240.44 feet
73.286 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 Hydro Plant 1,020 900 Hydro Water
Kpong Hydro Plant 160 140 Hydro Water
T1 - Combined Cycle 330 300 Thermal LCO/Gas
T2  - Combined Cycle 330 320 Thermal LCO/Gas
TT1PP 110 100 Thermal LCO/Gas
MRP 80 70 Thermal DFO/Gas
TT2PP  50 45 Thermal Gas
KTPP  220 200 Thermal HFO/Gas
Takoradi 3 (T3) 132 120 Thermal LCO/Gas
VRA Solar Power
Plant Project-Phase 1
2.5 0 Renewable Solar
Total Capacity 2,434 2,195  

 

*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 Hydro Plant 400 340 Hydro Water
Sunon-Asogli (Phase 1) 200 180 Thermal Gas
CENIT Power Plant-IPP 110 100 Thermal LCO/DFO
Karpower Barge  250 230 Thermal HFO
AMERI Energy Power Plant 250 230 Thermal Gas
Total Capacity 1,210 1,080

GHANA'S TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY: 3,644 MW

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