Government of Ghana - Ministry of Power
2017 - in progress
Description for Hydropower Projects (Ghana)
The scope of the assignment, commissioned by Government of Ghana (Ministry of Power), is the Pre-Feasibility study of 10 Medium-Sized Potential Hydropower projects in Ghana. The study includes six medium-sized, located on Ghana’s major rivers (Black Volta, White Volta, Tano, Pra) and four mini hydropower plants, with a total installed power of almost 300 MW.
The ultimate objective of the project is to improve the Ghanaian population’s access to reliable and quality electricity service, and thus help transition Ghana into a low-carbon economy through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Our specific regional experience started with our involvement in Construction Supervision of Weija Dam in Ghana in 1975; since then, Studio Pietrangeli has successfully completed hydropower and water resources projects in several countries in Western Africa. We have worked extensively in Sierra Leone (Bumbuna hpp, etc.) and Nigeria (Abuja water supply, Mambilla, etc.) and, more recently, in Burkina Faso (Bagré dam refurbishment).
Koulbi hpp – Black Volta River IP = 68 MW
- Dam ( H = 35 m, L = 3.6 km )
- Powerhouse ( No. 3x22 MW )
Ntereso – Black Volta River hpp - IP = 64 MW
- Dam ( H = 30 m, L = 1.8 km )
- Powerhouse ( No. 3x21 MW )
Daboya hpp – White Volta River - IP = 43 MW
- Dam ( H = 24 m, L = 3.2 km )
- Powerhouse ( No. 2x21 MW )
Asuoso hpp – Tano River - IP = 25 MW
- Dam ( H = 50 m, L = 0.4 km )
- Powerhouse ( No. 1x25 MW )
Tanoso hpp – Tano River - IP = 56 MW
- Dam ( H = 35 m, L = 0.6 km )
- Powerhouse ( No. 2x28 MW )
Awisam hpp – Pra River - IP = 50 MW
- Dam ( H = 29 m, L = 0.5 km )
- Powerhouse ( No. 2x25 MW )
Menusu hpp – IP = 135 kW
- Gross Head = 8 m
- Powerhouse ( No. 1x135 kW )
Dodi Papase hpp – IP = 450 kW
- Gross Head = 9 m
- Powerhouse: ( No. 1x450 kW )
Nworanae Falls hpp - IP = 130 kW
- Gross Head = 50 m
- Powerhouse ( No. 1x130 kW )
Boumfoum Falls hpp - IP = 160 kW
- Gross Head = 23 m
- Powerhouse ( No. 1x160 kW )
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