Global transmission capacity was estimated to have reached 19,883,744MVA by the end of 2021, with Ghana contributing to a capacity of 9,642MVA. Listed below are the five largest transmission projects by capacity in Ghana, according to GlobalData’s power database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global transmission segment. Buy the latest transmission substation project profiles here.

1. Dunkwa Substation

Dunkwa Substation is a 330/161kV substation located at Dunkwa, Central Region, Ghana. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2023. The Dunkwa Substation will be operated by Ghana Grid Co Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 330/161kV and the operating voltage level is 330/161kV. The step in voltage of the project is 330kV and the step out voltage is 161kV.

Dunkwa Substation is owned by Ghana Grid Co Ltd. Buy the profile here.

2. Volta Substation

Volta Substation is a 330/161kV substation located at Volta, Volta, Ghana. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2023. The Volta Substation will be operated by Ghana Grid Co Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 330/161kV and the operating voltage level is 330/161kV. The step in voltage of the project is 330kV and the step out voltage is 161kV.

Volta Substation is owned by Ghana Grid Co Ltd. Buy the profile here.

3. Prestea Substation

Prestea Substation is a 225/161kV substation located at Prestea, Western Region, Ghana. The substation is planned and is expected to be commissioned in 2023. The Prestea Substation will be operated by Ghana Grid Co Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 225/161kV and the operating voltage level is 225/161kV. The step in voltage of the project is 225kV and the step out voltage is 161kV.

Prestea Substation is owned by Ghana Grid Co Ltd. Buy the profile here.

4. Kasoa Substation

Kasoa Substation is a 161/33kV substation located at Kasoa, Central Region, Ghana. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2023. The Kasoa Substation will be operated by Ghana Grid Co Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 161/33kV and the operating voltage level is 161/33kV. The step in voltage of the project is 161kV and the step out voltage is 33kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 435MVA.

Kasoa Substation is owned by Ghana Grid Co Ltd. Buy the profile here.

5. Wa Substation

Wa Substation is a 34.5/11kV substation located at Wa, Upper West Region, Ghana. The substation is under construction and is expected to be commissioned in 2023. The Wa Substation will be operated by Ghana Grid Co Ltd.

The designed voltage level of the substation is 34.5/11kV and the operating voltage level is 34.5/11kV. The step in voltage of the project is 34kV and the step out voltage is 11kV. Upon completion, the substation will be able to operate at 20MVA.

Wa Substation is owned by Ghana Grid Co Ltd. Buy the profile here.

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