Ayitepa Wind Farm is a 225MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Greater Accra, Ghana. The project is currently in financing stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||225||–||225||Financed||Greater Accra, Ghana||Lekela Power; NEK Ghana; Upwind Ayitepa|
The project is being developed by Lekela Power, NEK Ghana and Upwind Ayitepa. The project is currently owned by Lekela Power.
The project is expected to generate 400GWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 150,000 households. The project is expected to offset 200,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $525m.
The project will have 140m high towers.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to Electricity Company of Ghana under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years. The offtake capacity is expected to be 225MW.
Mainstream Renewable Power is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project.
About Lekela Power
Lekela Power BV (Lekela), a subsidiary of Actis, operates as a renewable power generation company. The company constructs, develops, owns and operates wind and solar assets. It provides services such as project development, project management, repair and maintenance, operation and maintenance of wind and solar plants. Lekela project portfolio includes Noupoort, Loeriesfontein 2, Khobab, Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Ayitepa and others. The company serves government, utilities and large-scale industrial projects. governments, utilities and large-scale industrial projects. It operates wind and solar projects in Egypt, Ghana, South Africa, and Senegal. Lekela is headquartered in Amsterdam, Aruba, the Netherlands.
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