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November 30, 2021

Kumasi Waste To Energy Plant, Ghana

By Carmen

Kumasi Waste To Energy Plant is a 27.6MW biopower project. It is planned in Ashanti, 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 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 27.6 27.6 Permitting Ashanti, Ghana Kumasi Waste Management


The project is being developed and currently owned by Kumasi Waste Management.

The project cost is expected to be around $68.28m.

The process of gasification will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Household waste which is a kind of municipal solid waste will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 10 turbines, each with 2.76MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

China Railway Construction is expected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

About Kumasi Waste Management

Kumasi Waste Management Ltd (KWM) provide services in waste management . The company is headquartered in Ghana.


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