The GP Damang Plant
Simple Cycle Power Plant
Genser signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Gold Fields Ghana Limited for the delivery of up to 20MW of power to GoldFields’ mining concession in Damang, located in the Prestea- Huni Valley District of the Western Region of Ghana.
The GP Damang Plant is made up of five (5) units of Centrax CX501 KB7S gas turbines with each unit generating up to 5.5MW of power. The Plant runs with four (4) units at a time with remaining one unit as backup. Each unit is fully containerized to include all auxiliaries, which greatly improve the speed at which they are installed.
The GP Damang Plant is designed to run on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and deliver power to the Damang mine directly from the Plant on an 11kV overhead line.
The Plant was commissioned for Goldfield’s Abosso Ltd’s Damang mine in November 2016 and commenced operations in December 2016.