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VRA to diversify energy generation

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has stated its resolve to diversify its energy generating investment portfolio to solar, wind and biomass to remain competitive...
Pwalugu dam

Construction of Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam to start this year – VRA

Mr Emmanuel Dankwa Osafo, the Deputy Chief Executive in charge of Engineering and Operations of the Volta River Authority (VRA), says actual construction work...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

ECG, VRA and GRIDCo Must Adopt Right Technical Approach

In my recent interviews and articles written on the current issues with Ghana power supply, I have suggested various ideas/solutions that will help solve...
VRA donates educational materials

VRA donates educational materials to schools in five regions

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has presented educational and COVID-19 materials to 30 basic schools in its impacted communities across the country. The items which...

Residents unhappy over poor customer care at VRA and NEDCO amidst Covid-19

Residents of Tamale Metropolis in the Northern Region are unhappy over what they describe as poor customer service by the Northern Electricity Department (NEDCO),...
Water Shortage

Water crisis hit Aboadze, Abuesi communities

Residents of Aboadze and Abuesi, two fishing communities in the Shama District of the Western Region, have been battling perennial water shortage for the...

VRA commits to financial sustainability

Mr Kweku Andoh Awotwi, the Board Chairman of Volta River Authority, has affirmed the Authority's commitment to remaining focused to achieve its financial sustainability...

VRA must invest in cybersecurity

Mr Kwadwo Owusu Bediako-Opoku, the Director of Operations of the National Cyber Security Centre has advised the Volta River Authority (VRA) to priorities investments...
Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo

VRA applauded for excellence in engineering practice

Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, the Senior Minister, has commended the Volta River Authority (VRA) for its excellence in engineering practice by diversifying and expanding the...
Solar Commissioning

President Akufo-Addo commissions Lawra solar power plant

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned a 6.5 Mega Watt (MW) solar power plant at Lawra in the Upper West Region to provide...

VRA fumigates its resettlement communities in the Eastern Region

The Volta River Authority (VRA) in collaboration with Moderpest Ghana, has fumigated its resettlement communities along the Volta lake in the Eastern Region as...
VRA Stakeholders Engagement

Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam: VRA Begins Aggressive Stakeholders Engagement

The Volta River Authority (VRA) is currently undertaken an aggressive Stakeholder and Community Sensitization in the Upper East and North East Regions as part...
Multi Purpose Pwalugu Dam

Multi-purpose Pwalugu Dam: Govt promises compensation for farmers, home owners

Volta River Authority, VRA has disclosed that over 400 structures will be affected by the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam project in both...
5 member VRA/NEDCO committee meets

5 member VRA/NEDCO committee meets with youth of Damongo over power fluctuation

A five member committee set up by the Volta River Authority(VRA) and the Northern Electricity Distribution Company(NEDCO) has met with the youth of Damongo...
Social Vra Donation

VRA donates to five districts towards COVID-19 prevention

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has presented items worth GHc210,000.00 to five districts and municipal assemblies within its operational areas in the Eastern Region...
VRA's COVID-19 donation

VRA supports 5 Districts in the COVID-19 Prevention

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has presented items worth GHc 210,000.00 to 5 Districts and Municipal Assemblies within its operational areas. ...

VRA Hospital warns public against fake recruitment

The Management of the Volta River Authority (VRA) on Tuesday advised the public to disregard unscrupulous person posing as the Head of Laboratory Unit...

VRA builds solar powered water facility for Volo

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has commissioned a solar-powered mechanized borehole for the people of Volo in the North Tongu District of the Volta...

VRA holds thanksgiving service

The Volta River Authority (VRA)on Wednesday held its annual thanksgiving and festival of Nine Lessons and Carols Service ahead of Christmas. The event was graced...

VRA Academy joins elite association of corporate training institutions

The Volta River Authority (VRA) Academy has been granted accession to the African Network of Centres of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE), becoming the eighth...

IPPs hint of blackouts in Ghana over unpaid US$1.5 Million debt from ECG

Private power producers in Ghana may curtail power supply if the state power utility Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) does not pay up a...
Education Vra Scholarship

Over 300 Students Benefit Under VRA Scholarship Scheme

The Volta River Authority under its Community Development Programme (CDP) has awarded 329 scholarships to students within its operational area to access higher educ,ation. Out...
Vra Education

VRA Ladies Association Sensitise Public on Energy Conservation

The Volta River Authority (VRA) Ladies Association on Saturday embarked an “Energy Conservation Walk” across some principal streets of Accra to educate the public...

VRA Gives Dzebetato Community A Toilet Facility

The Volta River Authority (VRA) on Thursday commissioned and handed-over 30-unit micro-flush toilet systems to the people of Dzebetato in the South Tongu district...
Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)

VRA Must Pay For The Gas It Utilize – ACEP

In recent times the Ghanaian public has been subjected to the political debate about which political party is responsible for the inability of the...

GIMPA holds special graduation for VRA & GRIDCO staff

The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has held a special graduation ceremony for its third module of Masters in Public Administration...
Project Maji Foundation

Project Maji, VRA provides water facility to Korankyi village

Project Maji Foundation, an international social corporate responsible organization, in partnership with the Volta River Authority (VRA) has handover a solar-powered mechanized borehole water...

VRA Supports Best Female Engineering Students

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has recognised the efforts of Ms Joana Ampomah for emerging the Best Female Engineering Student at the Takoradi Technical...
Ghana Parliament-

Minority Criticisms On Energy-Sector Bond Mischief

The Ministry of Finance says the Minority Caucus in Parliament’s criticisms of the Energy-sector Bond, issued by the ESLA PLC, smacks of “intellectual dishonesty”...
Fidelity Bank

Issuance Of Energy Sector Bond Witness Tremendous Success

The Fidelity Bank, joint technical advisors to the issuance of the energy sector bond, says the issuance of the bond witnessed a tremendous success...