Clenergen Corporation has signed a MoU with Ghana Manganese with the objective to install a 2MW/h gasification biomass power plant operating on gas engines at its mining site in Nsuta Wassaw.

The gasification power plant is said to be the first of its kind in Ghana and a major step forward in ensuring a sustainable supply of renewable electricity at the site of a mine under the captive power whereby power is supplied directed to the end user.

Clenergen Ghana, a subsidiary of Clenergen Corporation, intends to enter into a minimum 15 year power purchase agreement (PPA).

It is intended that the biomass power plant will be installed and operational within 12 months upon signing of the PPA.

Clenergen Ghana intends to lease up to 400 acres of non arable land near the mining site in order to grow its propriety high yielding species of bamboo as a source of biomass for the gasification power plant.