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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...
Ghana Gas

Ghana Gas Starts to Supply VRA with Gas

Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has commenced the supply of adequate gas to the Volta River Authority (VRA) to curb the current power outages...
Forestry Commission

Ghana Forestry Commission enters two partnerships for nature restoration

The Forestry Commission of Ghana signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) here on Thursday towards the restoration of parts of Ghana’s natural environment. The first...
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...
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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...
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National Security Officer arrested for cheating VRA staff

A National Security Operative who allegedly collected GH 60,000 cedis under the pretext of providing plots of land at Kitase to four Volta River...
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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...

Sunyani Technical University request assistance to pay utility bills

The authorities at the Sunyani Technical University (STU) have called on government to assist the institution in the payment of its debt to utility...
Court

Court fines electricity meter reader

The Nsuta Circuit Court has sentenced an electricity meter reader to a fine of GHȼ18,000.00 for swindling 10 property owners under the pretext of...
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Ghana Gov’t Initiate Move To Reform Energy Sector

The shareholding threshold of Ghanaians in the ECG Private Sector Participation (PSP) Programme has been increased from 20 percent to 51 percent in response...

African Water Facility Funds Book On Re-optimising Dams

A book titled “Dams, Development and Downstream Communities: Implications for Re-optimising the operations of the Akosombo and Kpong Dams in Ghana”, was on Friday...
Law

Judge Advise MDA’s To Ensure Proper Security

Mrs Lydia Osei Marfo, a Circuit Court judge has advised the staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure proper security at their...
Court

Electrician Imprisoned For Forging Documents Of NEDCo

A 28-year old electrician has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by the Nsuta Circuit Court for forging an official document of the Northern...
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...
VRA thermal plant

VRA Staff Stand Against Thermal Assets Sale By Government

Workers of the Volta River Authority (VRA) on Tuesday, advised the government to quickly revise any intentions to sell off the Company’s thermal and...
VRA thermal plant

IES Warns Against The Sale of VRA Assets

Government’s announcement of the sale of some thermal plants owned by the Volta River Authority (VRA) comes as a surprise to the Institute for...
VRA thermal plant

Ghana government sells VRA thermal plants

The government, as part of measures to manage the debt accumulation by the energy sector, is restructuring the operations and asset of the state...

VRA & ABB moves to address Ghana’s power sector problems

ABB in Ghana has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with Volta River Authority with the aim of extending ABB's training capabilities and technical know...

VRA donates items to schools in 15 impacted communities

The Volta River Authority (VRA) is supporting education in its 15 impacted communities in the Eastern, Volta, Western and Greater Accra regions. The support is...

Minister Lament On Poor Living Condition Of Workers

Government is committed to collaborating with Organised Labour in the implementation of its policies and programmes to develop the country, Mr Sulemana Alhassan, the...

Nana Addo Assure Ghanaians Of Better Times

President Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo-Addo on Tuesday gave the assurance that Ghanaians would soon enjoy better social, economic and political times ahead, despite the present...
Mekong River Water

13 Towns In North Tongu To Get Potable Water

Safe Water Network, a not-for-profit international organisation, has commissioned a 100,000 dollar water station at Fodzoku in the North Tongu District of the Volta...
Ghana Gas

Off-taker owes China-financed Ghana Gas Company US$450 million

The Ghana National Gas Company Limited (GNGCL) has reported that the state-owned Volta River Authority (VRA) owes it 45 million U.S. Dollars for...

Experts: Rejection of US$1.5 billion coal power plant is best

After a public announcement of the intent by the VRA to venture into coal for electricity power generation in the country, several environmentalists and...

Why Ghana must consider renewable energy and not Coal

When the news of Volta River Authority (VRA) going in for Coal-fired plants as an alternative to curb the power crisis in Ghana came...
ECG Demonstration

Ghana’s utility regulator threatens sanctions against striking main power distributor

The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC)'s Public Relations and External Affairs Director, Nana Yaa Jantuah, told journalists here on Tuesday the failure of...
Finance Minister Seth Terkper

Ghana government, banks working to clear US$1.1 billion energy sector debts

Seth Terkper said on Wednesday that the government and commercial banks have entered into an agreement on road-map to clear the about 4.4 billion...
Bakoto Kinteh in a rice field at the Juffureh dyke in The Gambia. ActionAid partner ADWAC built the dyke to reclaim the fields from climate damage. Photo: ,Jane Hahn/ActionAid

Bagre Dam Spillage to Take Place Today

A press release issued by Ms Lucy Perbi Nyarko, the Area Manager of the Volta River Authority (VRA), called on communities along the white...

VRA Cautions Public On Online Job Recruitment Scam

“We wish to advise that the VRA is not involved in any online recruitment and the general public should ignore the said online advertisement...
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VRA Needs GHC300 million to offset its debts

The government through an effort to raise funds to help defray part of the Volta River Authority (VRA) debt owing to its suppliers is...