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November 29, 2021

Kano Power Plant, Nigeria

By Carmen

The Kano Power Plant is 1,350MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Kano, Nigeria. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,350 1,350 Permitting Kano, Nigeria Nigerian National Petroleum

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Nigerian National Petroleum.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The fuel will be procured from Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project.

The project cost is expected to be around $2,674.215m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Nigerian National Petroleum

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) is a state-owned vertically integrated oil and gas company. It explores, produces, refines, transports and markets oil, refined petroleum, petrochemicals and associated by-products. The company operates through a network of refineries that produce products such as linear alkyl benzene, benzene, polypropylene, heavy alkylate, and kerosene, among others. NNPC also provides transportation services. The company operates through subsidiaries that encompass the entire spectrum of oil industry operations, including exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering, and commercial investments. It serves customers in Nigeria and internationally. The company also produces biofuels and carries out the commercial exploitation of other renewable energy resources. NNPC is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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