Hemang is a 60MW hydro power project. It is planned on Pra river/basin in Western, Ghana. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 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
Hydropower 60 60 Permitting Western, Ghana Ghana Ministry of Energy and Petroleum


The project is being developed and currently owned by Ghana Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.

Hemang is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 46 million cubic meter. The project cost is expected to be around $111.003m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Contractors Involved

China International Water & Electric is expected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.


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