Takoradi


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Takoradi

(ˌtɑːkəˈrɑːdɪ)
n
(Placename) the chief port of Ghana, in the southwest on the Gulf of Guinea: modern harbour opened in 1928. Pop (with Sekondi): 335 000 (2005 est)
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The project mainly includes 186 km of land pipeline, 45 km of submarine pipeline, natural gas processing plant and other sub-projects, and finally sent to Takoradi Thermal Power Plant to generate electricity for more than 500 million residents along the clean energy supply.
GE Oil & Gas has opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana, expanding its global footprint and supporting local investment.
First gas from the project is expected in early 2018 to minimize the occasional gas curtailment to power plants in Tema and Takoradi.
Mahama was speaking shortly after an opening ceremony for Ghana's second commercial crude oil field in the western city of Takoradi.
There are branches in Weija, Spintex, Takoradi and Kumasi and there will be others opening across Ghana in due course.
The 330 megawatt (MW) T2 power plant located in Takoradi is now feeding electricity to the national grid, accounting for around 15 per cent of the country's total capacity.
The expansion will cover major cities such as Takoradi, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Tamale and Ho, and include all key municipalities within the data-hungry country.
My younger brothers Alexander, 21, and Stephen, 24, back home in Takoradi can only support her, and my sister Nana is living and working in Ireland, so John and I have taken up the cudgel to help mum", said Ernest.
The expansion of the Takoradi 2 power station in Ghana is now 85% complete, it said.
The aircraft was on a routine flight from the airport in Takoradi to the platform when the tragedy happened on Thursday.
The helicopter took off from the coastal town of Takoradi at 1250 GMT and had been scheduled to land at a platform offshore at 1310.
With a presence in four Ghanaian cities - Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Tema, the business supports the buyer's expansion drive in West Africa, said Ralph Mupita at Old Mutual.