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Akosombo Lake Levels

Friday, September 22, 2017

251.52 feet
76.663 meters

   
Thursday, September 22, 2016
245.25 feet
74.752 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
Takoradi 3- T3 132 120 Thermal LCO/Gas
Mines Reserve Plant - MRP 80 70 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 22.0 19 Thermal Gas
Kpone Thermal Power Plant - KTPP 220 200 Thermal Gas/DFO
VRA Navrongo Solar Plant 2.5   Solar Sunlight
Total Capacity 2,456.0 2,214    

 

*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 400 340 Hydro Water
Ameri Power Plant 250 230 Thermal Gas
Kar Power Barge 1 225 220 Thermal HFO
Sunnon Asogli Phase 1 200 180 Thermal Gas
Sunnon Asogli Phase 2 Stage 1 180 160 Thermal LCO/Gas
Sunnon Asogli Phase 2 Stage 2 180 160 Thermal LCO/Gas
Cenit Power Plant 110 100 Thermal LCO/DFO
AKSA 360 340 Thermal HFO
BXC Solar  20   Solar Sunlight
TOTAL CAPACITY 1,925 1,730    

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