Pwalugu Solar PV Park is a 50MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Northern, Ghana. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 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 50 50 Permitting Northern, Ghana Volta River Authority

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Volta River Authority.

Pwalugu Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $72.5m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. 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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