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Akosombo Lake Levels

Friday, August 18, 2017

247.05 feet
75.301 meters

   
Thursday, August 18, 2016
238.53 feet
72.720 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
TAPCO - T1 330 300 Thermal LCO/Gas
TICO - T2 330 320 Thermal LCO/Gas
Mines Reserve Plant (MRP) 80 70 Thermal Gas
Tema Thermal 1 Plant (TT1P) 110 100 Thermal Gas/LCO
Tema Thermal 2 Plant (TT2P) 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 2,107  

 

*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
Kar Power Barge 1 235 225 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 360 340 Thermal HFO
         
Total Capacity 1,935 1,735

GHANA'S TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY: 4,275 MW

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