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

235.59 feet 
71.808 meters

Monday, June 27, 2016

View year 2015 level and other facts and figures on power generation

Visiting our Plants

Visiting our plants

Guidelines and procedures on visiting our generating plants. Click here to get started >>

Upcoming Event

The Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA) Executive Committee, 50th Ordinary General Assembly, Scientific Forum and Mini Exhibition and Exchange.

Date: July 12 - 15, 2016

Venue: Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra

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