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