Awisam is a 50MW hydro power project. It is planned on Pra river/basin in Western, Ghana. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||50||–||50||Announced||Western, Ghana||Volta River Authority|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Volta River Authority.
The project is expected to generate 205 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $92.503m.
The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
About Volta River Authority
Volta River Authority (VRA), is a state-owned energy utility company, which generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. It produces power from solar, hydro, light crude oil, distillate fuel oil and heavy fuel oil sources. The authority procures energy from Takoradi International Company Ltd; and imports from Compagnie Ivoirienne d’ Electricite. VRA distributes electricity through the Northern Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. Through its subsidiaries, the authority also provides hospitality; river transportation; and commercial farming, agro-processing, and machinery services. VRA is headquartered in Accra, Ghana.
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