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Phase Two of $360m Sunon Asogli Power Project begins

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The second phase of the Sunon Asogli Power Plant Project has commenced with feasibility studies.

The $360-million project will produce 360 megawatts of electricity on completion.

The Managing Director of the company, Mr Zhang Haicheng, announced this when journalist toured the site in Tema yesterday.

The tour was organized by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) as part of its working visit.

Mr Haicheng said the first face of the project, which was already running, produced 200 megawatts of power.

He said the company invested $200 million in the first phase and added the plant aimed at providing 5,600 megawatts of power for Ghana.

The Sunon Asogli Power (GH) Ltd is an enterprise jointly established by the Shenzhan Energy Group Limited and the China Africa Development Fund, the former having 60 per cent shares and the latter 40 per cent.

The project is environmentally friendly and has a natural gas fuelling combine cycle power plant situated on a 50-acra land.

Source: Daily Graphic

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