Nzema Solar Plant, Nzema East District, Ghana

Last Modified: Mon Oct 09 2017 08:10:04 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 155 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Nzema Solar Plant located in Aiwiaso Village, Nzema East District, in the Western Region of Ghana, approximately 235 kms, by road north of the port city of Takoradi.
  • ? GWh
    proposed to be generated per year.
  • 100,000
    number of homes that the plant will power, once fully operational.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • 182 hectares
    of land will be used.
  • 630,000
    photovoltaic panels will be used and will be mounted on 37,000 tonnes of supporting steel framework with 2,000 kilometres of connecting cables.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project developer: Blue Energy2) EPC contractor: Blue Energy 3) Power distribution: ECG.
  • $400 million
    estimated project cost.
  • ?
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    FTE during operational phase.
  • Dec 2017
    Completion of construction