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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...
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...
toilet

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...

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

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...

AMERI Politics Causes VRA US$11.5 Million Monthly

The nation has once again been plunged into the AMERI Power Project controversy with a stiff political stand-off between the former NDC administration which...

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...

Dear Minister, remove the duplicitous offices to save resources

There seems to be some duplication in the discharge of duties in the public sector. Therefore, scrapping some of these quangos may go a...
Ghana's Akufo-Addo sworn in

Nana Begins Review Of All Energy Sector Agreement

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government has begun the process to review all energy sector agreements entered into by the previous...

Full Text Of The President’s Maiden State Of The Nation Address

We hereby submit the full text of the President’s maiden State of the Nation Address to Parliament MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION BY...
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 renewable energy must be preferred to coal

“Clean coal is a myth. There is no technology like that and we challenge VRA to show us examples of such technology”-350 Ghana Reducing...

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...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Ghana Government work towards settling power supply

Another consignment of 550,000 barrels is expected in the country next week to power thermal plants in the Tema power enclave. Mr. Jinapor said yesterday...

VRA gives 61 students scholarships

The 2015/2016 scholarship awards, totalling about GHC 600,000.00 was awarded on the theme: "Creating opportunities and partnership through VRA scholarships for the next generation." ...
VRA ladies

Involve children in energy conservation programmes – VRA

She said the involvement of the children is critical because they are able to absorb the messages from the foundation and impact it positively...

VRA in debt of $350 million to Ghana Gas

As a result of VRA’s indebtedness, he said, it had failed to service the Chinese Development Bank loan facility it secured for the construction...
N-Gas

Ghana’s energy crisis to deepen as N-Gas shuts down supply over indebtedness

The VRA is said to be indebted to N-Gas, its main supplier of gas through the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) to the tune...

Construction on Ghana’s US$1.5 billion coal plant starts in April

The project, to be funded by the China Africa Development Fund (CADF), is expected to take three years to complete. The state-run...

US $1.5 billion Coal Power Plant Project To Begin In April 2017

The Volta River Authority(VRA), says the 1.5 billion dollars coal power plant scheduled to be built would commerce in April 2017. The coal plant would...