Tag Archives: Volta River Authority

Krobo youth demand MoU between VRA and their chiefs

The youth of Yilo and Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region, are demanding that their chiefs make public a copy of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Volta River Authority (VRA) and the Krobos, over the construction of the Akosombo and Akuse Dams. According to the youth, during the construction of the dams over 50 years ago, their forefathers ...

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VRA needs to prioritize hydropower – Kwaku Kwarteng

The sale of the majority stake in specified thermal plants owned by the Volta River Authority (VRA) is to realign the authority’s focus on solely the management of hydro plants, according to a Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng. Mr. Kwarteng noted that “over the years, we allowed the VRA to stray into the provision of energy through thermal plants.” “The long and ...

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Bolga Polytechnic given 14 days to clear electricity debt

Management of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic have been given a 14-day ultimatum to pay an amount of GHC713,327.78 it owes the Volta River Authority  as electricity debt or risk being disconnected from the national grid. The school was disconnected on July 7, 2017 over its indebtedness to VRA and that greatly affected both academic and administrative work. The management of the school on ...

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