Hydro Energy

Bui Dam not running – VRA

The 400-Megawatt hydroelectric dam at Bui in the Brong Ahafo Region is not running, according to the Volta River Authority (VRA). Commissioned in December last year, the dam was expected to add to the country’s energy capacity to mitigate the effects of load-shedding...

VRA, four others to sign gas agreement

The Volta River Authority (VRA) and four companies -- outside the NGas consortium -- based in Nigeria are close to signing a gas sales agreement for the supply of gas via the West African Gas Pipeline to power its thermal plants. The four companies are: ND Western,...

Burkina Faso to spill Bagre Dam

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has alerted residents in the catchment area of the White Volta to the spillage of the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso, from Friday August 29. The spillage, which will continue gradually until the water level normalises,...



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