Three new hydro plants planned for Ghana

4 June 2015

Three new hydropower plants with a combined capacity of 42MW could be built on the Ankobra River in Ghana following the signing of a US$164 million deal between Small Hydro Development Company Limited (SHDCL) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

Local media has reported that SHDCL has completed pre-feasibility studies and acquired provisional IPP licences for the Maham, Tarkwa-Breman and Nsuaem projects, and has also initiated the necessary approval processes with the Water Resource Commission.

If full approval is given, construction is expected to start in 2017.



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.