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Ghana 1000 construction delayed until 2018

Construction work on the Ghana 1000 gas-to-power project has been stalled until at least 2018, a stakeholder tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily Construction work on the Ghana 1000 gas-to-power project has been stalled until at least 2018, a stakeholder tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily.
By Miriam Malek 10 March 2017 0 24875
Workers at the power station at Takoradi, Ghana. Ghana 1000 will ramp up to 1.3 GW. (Jonathan Ernst, World Bank)

Construction work on the Ghana 1000 gas-to-power project has been stalled until at least 2018, a stakeholder has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

“[Ghana 1000] has been moved to the sidelines for now,” the stakeholder said. “I think [it] will come back again, but not until at least next year.”

The project, one of the biggest of its kind in Ghana, was due to bring 125 MW of power onstream by the end of 2016. The project will ramp up to 1.3 GW of combined-cycle gas turbine...