In buy to assistance Ghana satisfy its industrialization targets, Siemens and Rotan Energy have signed a memorandum of comprehending (MoU) to acquire and develop a combined cycle energy plant with a potential of 660 megawatts (MW) at the Aboadze Ability Enclave, in the Western area.
The MoU was signed in the presence of the vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and Brigitte Zypries, the German Federal Minister of Economics and Electricity.
A statement from the corporations said the plant will be the most efficient and environmentally friendly thermal vegetation, location new expectations in sub Saharan Africa.
It will be crafted in two phases, with professional operations date of the 1st section scheduled for 2023 with the next phase scheduled for 2025.
The German Export Credit rating Agency and Euler Hermes are established to provide financing for the challenge, which would be the greatest plant in Ghana.
The Chief Government Officer of Siemens Sub-Saharan Africa, Sabine Dall’Omo states: ‘This job underlines the strategic partnership among Germany and Ghana and underpins the engagement of Siemens as a leading worldwide engineering enterprise in Africa. Alongside one another we will supply electrical power to far more than five million Ghanaians unlocking the economic prospective by working with electric power as a catalyst for socio-economic progress.’
Chairman of Rotan Power, Mr. Kofi Morna claims: ‘Rotan is delighted to husband or wife with Siemens in deploying the very first F-Class turbine in sub Saharan Africa, with the least expensive technology expense amongst thermal ability producers in Ghana. With each other with Siemens we will electricity the nation and further strengthen accessibility to electric power for our population. Additionally the partnership will permit us to leverage competencies transfer and training for Ghanaians.’
Siemens is dependable for the full EPC turnkey scope. In addition Siemens – will present Operation and Routine maintenance for 20 years.