Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly (KKDA) was carved from the Tema Metropolitan Assembly in 2012 with the promulgation of the Legislative instrument (L.I.) 2031.. The Assembly was inaugurated on 28th June 2012 to commence work. It started its official business on the 4th of July 2012.
The District is located in the eastern part of the Greater Accra Region and stretches from the coast to the lower southern slopes of the Akuapim Mountains. It shares boundaries with Shai– Osudoku the North and Ningo-Prampram District Assembly on the East, Adentan to the West, Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, Tema Metropolitan Assembly and the Gulf of Guinea on the south. The Kpone-Katamanso District is only a 38 kilometres drive from Accra, the capital city of Ghana. Kpone is the administrative capital.
The Chairman of Cenpower Generation Ghana, Mr Samuel Nana Brew-Butler says the Kpone Independent Power Project (Kpone IPP) would be the most cost and fuel-efficient thermal power station in the country.