Bongo Solar Power Project is a 40MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Upper East, 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 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||40||–||40||Announced||Upper East, Ghana||Volta River Authority|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Volta River Authority.
Bongo Solar Power Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 50.13 hectares.
The project cost is expected to be around $58m.
The solar power project consists of 64,525 modules, each with 310W nameplate capacity.
1,000 inverters are likely to get installed at the project site.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
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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