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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]

Contents

  • 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

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

References

  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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