Adding to its existing thermal capacity at the Aboadze power complex, near the Port City of Takoradi, the Volta River Authority has signed and Engineering Procurement and Construction contract with Techicas Reunidas (TR) of Spain to construct a thermal plant.
a. Type of Technology: Combined Cycle Power Plant
b. Capacity: 186MW in two phases. Phase 1: 126MW; Phase 2: 60MW
c. Commercial Operations Date: Phase 1: February, 2017; Phase 2: December, 2017
i. Project cost, estimated to be $239 million