Kossou is a 174MW hydro power project. It is located on Bandama river/basin in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1972. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Societe des Energies de Cote dIvoire.

Kossou is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 27,675.4 million cubic meter. The project generated 450 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 58MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1972.

Contractors involved

ABB supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 62 MVA.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.