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VRA builds solar powered water facility for Volo

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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

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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...

Government urged to take national decisions on evidence-based research

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Professor Kwaku Atuahene-Gima, the Founding President and Executive Dean of the Nobel International Business School (NIBS), has urged the government to ensure that national...
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VRA Academy joins elite association of corporate training institutions

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The Volta River Authority (VRA) Academy has been granted accession to the African Network of Centres of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE), becoming the eighth...
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Volta River Authority calls for competitive priced electricity tariff regime

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The Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana’s premier electricity power generator, has asked for a competitive priced electricity tariff regime that incorporates financial...
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IPPs hint of blackouts in Ghana over unpaid US$1.5 Million debt from ECG

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Private power producers in Ghana may curtail power supply if the state power utility Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) does not pay up a...
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VRA works to end open defecation in Supomu -Dunkwa

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The Volta River Authority, (VRA) has provided 30 biofill places of convenience for the Supomu-Dunkwa community in its quest to end open defecation in...
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Over 300 Students Benefit Under VRA Scholarship Scheme

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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...
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Ghana Gas Starts to Supply VRA with Gas

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

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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...
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VRA Ladies Association Sensitise Public on Energy Conservation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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...
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Judge Advise MDA’s To Ensure Proper Security

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

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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...
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Issuance Of Energy Sector Bond Witness Tremendous Success

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The Fidelity Bank, joint technical advisors to the issuance of the energy sector bond, says the issuance of the bond witnessed a tremendous success...
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VRA Staff Stand Against Thermal Assets Sale By Government

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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...
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IES Warns Against The Sale of VRA Assets

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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...
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Ghana government sells VRA thermal plants

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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13 Towns In North Tongu To Get Potable Water

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

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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...