Tema Thermal Power Complex

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Tema Thermal Power Complex (also known as Mines River Thermal Power Plant) is a 190-megawatt (MW) operating power station in Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana, fueled by fuel oil and gas.

Project Details

Table 1: Unit-level details for Tema Thermal Power Complex

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP[1] Start year Retired year
1 operating[2][3][4] fuel oil, gas[2] 110 MW gas turbine[5] not found 2008[5]
2 operating[3][6] fuel oil, gas[6] 80 MW gas turbine[5] not found 2010[6]

Table 2: Unit-level ownership details for Tema Thermal Power Complex

Unit name Operator Owner Parent
1 Volta River Authority[100.0%][2] Volta River Authority[100.0%][7]
2 Volta River Authority[100.0%][2] Volta River Authority[100.0%][7]


Location

Table 3: Plant-level location details for Tema Thermal Power Complex

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Tema Thermal Power Complex Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana 5.6740, 0.0106 (exact)[8]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Background

In 2009, the first unit with 110 MW of generating capacity was installed.[6]In 2010, the second unit with 80 MW of generating capacity was installed.[6]

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Additional data

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References

  1. CHP = Combined Heat and Power
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Volta River Authority - Tema Thermal Power Complex". www.vra.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 28, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "www.energycom.gov.gh/files/2021%20published%20Energy%20Statistics.pdf" (PDF). Retrieved January 20, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "energycom.gov.gh/files/2021%20published%20Energy%20Statistics.pdf" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on September 27, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Tema power plants, Ghana - Mott MacDonald". www.mottmac.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved January 29, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "Volta River Authority - Power Generation: Facts & Figures". Retrieved January 20, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Volta River Authority - Profile of VRA". www.vra.com. Archived from the original on June 18, 2020. Retrieved January 29, 2022.
  8. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tema+Thermal+1+Power+Plant+(TT1PP)/@5.6739938,0.0105845,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x10207f6eed46db4b:0x9025b54b515c451a!8m2!3d5.6739938!4d0.0127732. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)