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List of power stations in Ivory Coast


List of power stations in Ivory Coast

This is a list of power stations in Ivory Coast. The majority of electricity generation (about 70 percent) in Ivory Coast is by power stations that burn natural gas; the remaining 30 percent of the country's generation is hydroelectricity. As of 2005, installed electric generation capacity totalled 1,084 megawatts (MW). Electric generation exceeded the country's needs; 5.31 billion kilowatt hours (kwh) of electricity was generated in 2005, of which the country consumed only 2.9 billion kwh. Export of electricity is through the West African Power Pool.[1]


  • Natural gas 1
  • Hydroelectric 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Natural gas[1][2]

Power station Community Coordinates Capacity (MW) Year completed Notes
Azito power station 288 1999 Addition of a 150 MW turbine is planned.[3]
Ciprel power station 210 1985[1]
Vridi power station 100 1984[1]


Hydroelectric station Community Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Year completed Name of reservoir River
Kossou Power Station[4] Reservoir 176 1973 Lake Kossou Bandama River
Taabo Power Station Reservoir 210 1979 Taabo Reservoir Bandama River
Buyo Power Station Reservoir 165 1980 Buyo Reservoir Sassandra River

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Energy Information Administration, Country Analysis Briefs: Ivory Coast, mirrored version retrieved from Marcon International website, February 15, 2010
  2. ^ CIE Thermal Plant
  3. ^ Ivory Coast villagers disrupt gas pipeline work, Reuters, December 23, 2009
  4. ^ Ivory Coast has capacity of 600MW

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