Volta River Authority - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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The report contains a detailed description of the power generation company’s business operations, history, corporate strategy, and business structure. This report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on key employees (executives), and major products and services.


- Major Power Plants (assets) - summarized and detailed information about the power plants (assets).
- Operational Metrics (capacity, generation, revenue, sales, number of consumers).
- Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands
- Key employees - A list of the key executives and personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Financial deals - Coverage of key financial deals from 2006 onwards, depending upon information availability
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

* Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
Company Snapshot 5
Key Information 5
Company Overview 5
SWOT Snapshot 5
Operational Metrics 6
Volta River Authority, Operational Metrics, By Capacity 6
Volta River Authority, Operational Metrics, By Segmental Information 6
Volta River Authority, Solar PV Parks 7
Volta River Authority, Solar PV Parks, Ghana 7
Volta River Authority, Hydro Power Plants 8
Volta River Authority, Hydro Power Plants, Ghana 8
Volta River Authority, Thermal Power Plants 9
Volta River Authority, Thermal Power Plants, Ghana 9
Business Description 11
Business Overview 11
Major Products and Services 12
History 13
SWOT Analysis 15
Overview 15
Volta River Authority Strengths 15
Business Diversity 15
Strong Foothold in the Market 15
Substantial Customer Base 16
Volta River Authority Weaknesses 16
Dependence on Hydro Power 16
Volta River Authority Opportunities 16
Growing Electricity Demand: Ghana 16
Focus on Alternative Energy Sources 16
Strategic Initiatives 16
Volta River Authority Threats 17
Stringent Regulations 17
Fluctuations in Electricity Prices 17
Tampering Issues 17
Key Employees 18
Company Statement 19
Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Financial Deals Landscape 21
Recent Developments 21
Volta River Authority - Recent Developments 21
Jan 07, 2010: BPL Global And BPL Africa To Expand Smart Grid Project Nationwide In Ghana 21
Apr 30, 2015: VRA Explores Opportunities in Coal Energy Generation 21
Mar 30, 2015: Nigeria Reduces Gas Supply To VRA Over $120m Debt 22
Jan 26, 2015: MoEP, Ghana: VRA To Utilise Fully Gas Supply From Atuabo In March 22
Dec 31, 2014: Ghana To Cut Gas Imports From Nigeria In 2015 23
Sep 01, 2014: VRA to sign gas supply agreement with four Nigerian firms 23
Jul 29, 2013: KEPCO E&C Provides Update On Construction Work At Takoradi T2 Expansion Project In Ghana 23
Jul 15, 2013: Ghana’s Takoradi Power Plant 24
Jun 10, 2013: VRA Closes 132 MW Takoradi 3 Combined Cycle Power Plant Due To Technical Problem 24
May 08, 2013: VRA Completes Navrongo Solar Power Plant In Ghana 24
Apr 02, 2013: CCC Completes And Hands Over Takoradi T3 132 MW TPP To Ghana 24
Feb 02, 2013: VRA To Shut Two Units Of TICO TPP In Ghana 25
Jan 27, 2013: TAQA Completes Financing For Takoradi 2 Power Plant Expansion In Ghana 25
Nov 06, 2012: VRA Increases Production Capacity Of Thermal Power Plant In Aboadze, Ghana 25
Jul 24, 2012: IFC Invests In Takoradi 2 Expansion To Increase Power Generation In Ghana 26
Jul 16, 2012: TAQA Secures Ghanaian Parliamentary Approval For Takoradi 2 Power Plant Expansion 26
Mar 20, 2012: WAPCo And Partners Meet To Discuss Harnessing West African Gas For Sub-region's Development 27
Dec 16, 2010: ARL Connects Grid Power To Nzema Gold Project In Ghana 27
Nov 22, 2010: Ghana To Produce Bio-Diesel To Power VRA Thermal Plants 27
Jul 24, 2010: Ghana, Burkina Faso Urge Donor Countries And Institutions To Release Funds For 225kV Transmission Line Project 27
Jan 19, 2010: VRA Starts Operations Of 132 MW T3 Project In Aboadze, Ghana 28
Dec 09, 2009: Hydro Tech And Volta River Authority Complete Installation Of Two Of Six Custom-Designed Thrust Bearings At Akosombo Generating Station, Ghana 28
Apr 20, 2015: VRA, TR Spain Sign T4 Thermal Power Agreement to generate 186 MW power 28
May 30, 2014: Gasol LNG Import signs Gas Supply Agreement with Volta River Authority 29
Jul 03, 2013: Signing of Agreement to Commence the Kpong Generating Station Retrofit Project 29
Aug 03, 2012: VRA To Undertake Conversion Of Tema Thermal Power Complex In Ghana 30
Jun 20, 2011: KEC International Wins INR10.44 Billion Power Orders 30
Apr 01, 2010: ABB Wins $13 Million Order For Improving Power Transmission Network In Ghana 31
Nov 19, 2009: KEC International Wins Rural Electrification & Substation Orders 31
Appendix 32
Report Scope 32
GlobalData Coverage 32
Benchmarking 32
GlobalData’s Methodology 32
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables
Volta River Authority, Key Facts 5
Volta River Authority, Operational Metrics, Capacity 6
Volta River Authority, Operational Metrics, Segmental Information 6
Volta River Authority, Solar PV Parks, Ghana 7
Volta River Authority, Hydro Power Plants, Ghana 8
Volta River Authority, Thermal Power Plants, Ghana 9
Major Products and Services 12
Volta River Authority, SWOT Analysis 15
Volta River Authority, Key Employees 18
Volta River Authority, Subsidiaries 20

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