List of power stations in Ivory Coast

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This is a list of power stations in Ivory Coast. The majority of electricity generation (about 72.5%) in Ivory Coast is by power stations that burn natural gas; the remaining 27.5% of the country's generation is hydroelectricity. As of 2016, installed electric generation capacity totalled 1,975 megawatts (MW).[1] 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.[2]

Natural gas[edit]

Power station Community Coordinates Capacity (MW) Year completed

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Ciprel Power Station 455 1985[2]
Azito Power Station 5°18′07″N 4°04′31″W / 5.3020741°N 4.075413°W / 5.3020741; -4.075413 (Azito Power Plant) 430 1999
Vridi Power Station 100 1984[2]

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Hydroelectric[edit]

Hydroelectric station Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Year completed Name of reservoir River
Soubré Dam 05°48′13″N 06°39′22″W / 5.80361°N 6.65611°W / 5.80361; -6.65611 (Soubré Dam) Reservoir 275 Under construction Sassandra River
Taabo Dam 06°12′38″N 05°05′02″W / 6.21056°N 5.08389°W / 6.21056; -5.08389 (Taabo Dam) Reservoir 210 1979 Taabo Reservoir Bandama River
Kossou Dam 07°01′32″N 05°28′19″W / 7.02556°N 5.47194°W / 7.02556; -5.47194 (Kossou Dam) Reservoir 176 1973 Lake Kossou Bandama River
Buyo Dam 06°14′32″N 07°02′05″W / 6.24222°N 7.03472°W / 6.24222; -7.03472 (Buyo Dam) Reservoir 165 1980 Buyo Reservoir Sassandra River
Ayamé 2 Dam 05°34′55″N 03°09′32″W / 5.58194°N 3.15889°W / 5.58194; -3.15889 (Ayamé 2 Dam) Reservoir 30 1965 Bia River
Ayamé 1 Dam 05°36′12″N 03°10′12″W / 5.60333°N 3.17000°W / 5.60333; -3.17000 (Ayamé 1 Dam) Reservoir 22 1959 Bia River
Faye Dam 5 1983

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