Navrongo Solar Power Station
|Navrongo Solar Power Station|
Upper East Region
|Owner(s)||Volta River Authority|
|Nameplate capacity||2.5 MW (3,400 hp)|
The power station is located near the town of Navrongo, Kassena-Nankana District in the Upper East Region of Ghana. This location lies approximately 820 kilometres (510 mi) by road, north of Accra, the country's capital and largest city.
Built at a cost of just over US$8 million, the plant is the first grid-ready solar station in the country. It is owned by Volta River Authority (VRA), the Ghanaian parastatal responsible for public electricity generation. The power plant was commissioned in 2013.
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- GFC (25 February 2016). "Distance between Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana and Navrongo, Kassena Nankana, Upper East, Ghana". Globefeed.com (GFC). Retrieved 25 February 2016.
- Editorial (9 May 2013). "Let's Have Regional Solar Plants". Accra: Modernghana.com. Retrieved 25 February 2016.