The Volta River Authority (VRA) was established with the mandate to generate, transmit and distribute electricity under the Volta River Development Act, Act 46 of the Republic of Ghana. 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.Read More
We exist to power economies and provide related services; in a safe, reliable and environmentally friendly manner, to add value and raise the living standards of the people of Ghana and West Africa.
The Volta River Authority has a long history and tradition of engagement in corporate social investment. Our community investment initiatives help build capacity and stimulate economic development.
We aim at having a positive impact on the people, culture and communities in which we operate, and to contribute to the growth and development of the economy.
Our visit to the Akosombo Hydroelectric Dam was wonderful. In spite of the great number of visitors to the Akosombo Dam almost every day, the place is kept so clean.
We visited the Takoradi Thermal Power Station with our students as part of their syllabus study requirement and it was of immense benefit to us as resource persons were able to address our questions.
It has always been fascinating to visit the Akosombo Dam and to see how VRA is maintaining high standards to ensure that this great national asset is sustained.