Takoradi 2-TICO 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 March 2000.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 330 330 Active Western, Ghana CMS Energy; Volta River Authority

Description

The project was developed by CMS Energy and Volta River Authority. Abu Dhabi National Energy and Volta River Authority are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 90% and 10% respectively.

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 natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Light Crude Oil. The fuel is procured from Volta River Authority.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 2000.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Volta River Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors Involved

Black & Veatch Holding was selected to render EPC services for the Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit I) project. Black & Veatch Holding was selected to render EPC services for the Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit II) project. KEPCO Engineering and Construction was selected to render EPC services for the Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit III) project. Mitsui was selected to render EPC services for the Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit III) project.

Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbines. The phase consists of gas turbines with 110MW nameplate capacity.

Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 9E.03 gas turbines. The phase consists of gas turbines with 110MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station (Takoradi 2-TICO Power Station Unit II).

About CMS Energy

CMS Energy Corp (CMS Energy) is an energy utility, which provides electricity, natural gas, and banking services. It generates, procures, transmits, distributes and sells energy. The company produces power from coal, hydro, oil and gas, wind, and solar sources. CMS Energy purchases, transmits, stores, distributes, and sells natural gas. It procures natural gas from Canadian producers and gas customer choice (GCC) suppliers. Through its subsidiaries and equity investments, CMS Energy owns interest in power generation facilities, and purchases and sells energy commodities. The company serves individuals and businesses in the alternative energy, chemical, automotive, metal, food products, and other industries in Michigan. CMS Energy is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, the US.

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.

Methodology

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