G8 obtains LOI to set up 65-MW floating solar plant in Ghana

Feb 22, 2022 12:50 PM ET
  • Singapore-based renewables designer and also subsea engineering firm G8 stated today it has actually been picked as the provisionary contractor to mount a 65-MW floating solar plant within a hydropower facility in Ghana.
G8 obtains LOI to set up 65-MW floating solar plant in Ghana
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The company has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the BUI Power Authority Ghana to provide the project on a full turnkey basis.

The prepared photovoltaic (PV) system, referred to as GPM-65, will be installed at the 400-MW BUI Hydro Dam built on the Black Volta river to raise the power generation capacity of the hydropower terminal. It will use G8's aquatic engineered mooring and flotation technology as well as will certainly be furnished with an innovative power monitoring system. The project supplies the choice of adding energy storage capacity.

The solar plant will be an expansion to an existing 5-MW array. It is prepared to end up being operational by the closing quarter of 2023.

Currently, G8 has near to 3 GW of renewable resource as well as sub-sea transmission projects under growth in Asia. The business is active in Indonesia, South Korea and India.

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