MoEP/GJO – Nuclear Power Plant 1200 MW – Ghana - Project Profile
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The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MoEP) and Ghana Japan Oil Co. Ltd (GJO), are jointly planning to undertake the construction of nuclear power plant project in Ghana.
The project involves the construction of a 1200MW nuclear power plant. It includes the construction of a powerhouse, a substation and access roads, the installation of reactors, transformers, power controlling systems and generators, and the laying of transmission lines.
Tokyo Electric Power Services Co. Ltd (Tepsco), entered into an agreement with GJO to undertake feasibility studies for the project.
In January 2015, MoEP received approvals from the International Atomic Energy Agency. In August 2015, The Ghana Nuclear Regulatory Bill has been passed for the project.
Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), through the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the State Atomic Energy Corporation of the Federation of Russia (ROSATOM) for the construction of a Nuclear Power Plant in Ghana.
The project involves the construction of a 700MW nuclear power plant in Ghana.
The US$500 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a powerhouse
2. Construction of a substation
3. Construction of nuclear reactors and coolant towers
4. Construction of a waste disposal facility
5. Installation of turbines and steam generators
6. Installation of reactor coolant pumps
7. Installation of high-pressure re-heaters
8. Installation of low-pressure re-heaters
9. Laying of transmission lines
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