Welcome to the Volta River Authority

The Volta River Authority (VRA) was established on April 26, 1961 under the Volta River Development Act, Act 46 of the Republic of Ghana, as a body corporate with the mandate to operate mainly as a power generation, transmission and distribution utility. In 2005, following the promulgation of a major amendment to the VRA Act in the context of the Ghana Government Power Sector Reforms, the VRA's mandate has now been largely restricted to generation of electricity. The amendment has a key function of creating the requisite environment to attract independent power producers (IPPs) onto the Ghana energy market.

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Akosombo Lake Level

252.68 feet 
77.020 meters

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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Visiting our Plants

Visiting our plants

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Energy Conservation Tip

Do not leave appliances on standby! Remember not to leave appliances, such as TVs, stereos, computers, monitors and DVD players, on standby. Appliances like mobile phones or laptops should not be left on charge unnecessarily.

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