Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station is a 330MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Western, Ghana. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 1997.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 330 330 Active Western, Ghana

Description

The project is currently owned by Volta River Authority with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is light crude oil. In case of shortage of light crude oil the plant can also run on Natural Gas.

The project emitted 1,590,898t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit III) consists of 1 steam turbine with 110MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 1997.

Contractors Involved

Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 110MW nameplate capacity.

Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 110MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit II).

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit I).

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station (Takoradi 1-TAPCO Thermal Power Station Unit II).

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