Volta River Authority - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis

 Published On: Dec, 2016 |    No of Pages: 42 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

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.

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.

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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, Wind Farms 7
Volta River Authority, Wind Farms, Ghana 7
Volta River Authority, Solar PV Parks 8
Volta River Authority, Solar PV Parks, Ghana 8
Volta River Authority, Hydro Power Plants 9
Volta River Authority, Hydro Power Plants, Ghana 9
Volta River Authority, Thermal Power Plants 10
Volta River Authority, Thermal Power Plants, Ghana 10
Business Description 11
Business Overview 11
Major Products and Services 11
History 12
SWOT Analysis 14
Overview 14
Volta River Authority Strengths 14
Power Generation Assets 14
Revenue Generation Model 14
Volta River Authority Weaknesses 15
Operational Performance 15
Working Capital Deficit 15
Volta River Authority Opportunities 15
ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 15
Growth of Tourism Industry 15
Increase in Demand for Electricity 15
Volta River Authority Threats 15
Socio-Environmental Impact 15
Operational Issues 16
Environmental Laws and Regulations 16
Transmission and Distribution Network Safety 16
Key Employees 17
Company Statement 18
Locations And Subsidiaries 21
Head Office 21
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 21
Financial Deals Landscape 22
Volta River Authority, Deals Summary 22
Volta River Authority, Power, Deal Details 23
Asset Transactions 23
Volta River Authority Invests US$8 Million In Navrongo Solar Power Plant In Ghana 23
Volta River Authority Completes Project Financing of USD24.5 Million for Solar Power Plant in Ghana 24
Volta River Authority Completes Project Financing Of US$22 Million Jirapa Solar Power Plant In Ghana 25
Volta River Authority Completes Project Financing For Takoradi 3 Thermal Power Project In Ghana 26
Recent Developments 27
Volta River Authority - Recent Developments 27
Jan 07, 2010: BPL Global And BPL Africa To Expand Smart Grid Project Nationwide In Ghana 27
Mar 02, 2016: New Ghana Gas Board Visits Atuabo Gas Processing Plant 27
Nov 16, 2015: VRA closes thermal power plants in Tema, Ghana 28
Oct 27, 2015: Ghana’s VRA obtains 250MW power plant from Dubai 28
Oct 20, 2015: Nigerian National Petroleum: FG, Ghana Reach Agreement To Settle N33.8bn Gas Debt In February 28
Oct 20, 2015: TAQA completes Ghana power plant expansion 29
Oct 20, 2015: WAPCo Positions WAGP To Meet Changes In Sub-Regional Energy Markets 29
Oct 17, 2015: VRA to start tests at 220MW Kpone thermal plant in Ghana 30
Apr 30, 2015: VRA Explores Opportunities in Coal Energy Generation 30
Mar 30, 2015: Nigeria Reduces Gas Supply To VRA Over $120m Debt 30
Jan 26, 2015: MoEP, Ghana: VRA To Utilise Fully Gas Supply From Atuabo In March 31
Dec 31, 2014: Ghana To Cut Gas Imports From Nigeria In 2015 31
Sep 01, 2014: VRA to sign gas supply agreement with four Nigerian firms 32
Jul 29, 2013: KEPCO E&C Provides Update On Construction Work At Takoradi T2 Expansion Project In Ghana 32
Jul 15, 2013: Ghana’s Takoradi Power Plant 33
Jun 10, 2013: VRA Closes 132 MW Takoradi 3 Combined Cycle Power Plant Due To Technical Problem 33
May 08, 2013: VRA Completes Navrongo Solar Power Plant In Ghana 33
Apr 02, 2013: CCC Completes And Hands Over Takoradi T3 132 MW TPP To Ghana 33
Feb 02, 2013: VRA To Shut Two Units Of TICO TPP In Ghana 33
Jan 27, 2013: TAQA Completes Financing For Takoradi 2 Power Plant Expansion In Ghana 33
Nov 06, 2012: VRA Increases Production Capacity Of Thermal Power Plant In Aboadze, Ghana 34
Jul 24, 2012: IFC Invests In Takoradi 2 Expansion To Increase Power Generation In Ghana 34
Jul 16, 2012: TAQA Secures Ghanaian Parliamentary Approval For Takoradi 2 Power Plant Expansion 35
Mar 20, 2012: WAPCo And Partners Meet To Discuss Harnessing West African Gas For Sub-region's Development 35
Dec 16, 2010: ARL Connects Grid Power To Nzema Gold Project In Ghana 36
Nov 22, 2010: Ghana To Produce Bio-Diesel To Power VRA Thermal Plants 36
Jul 24, 2010: Ghana, Burkina Faso Urge Donor Countries And Institutions To Release Funds For 225kV Transmission Line Project 36
Jan 19, 2010: VRA Starts Operations Of 132 MW T3 Project In Aboadze, Ghana 36
Dec 09, 2009: Hydro Tech And Volta River Authority Complete Installation Of Two Of Six Custom-Designed Thrust Bearings At Akosombo Generating Station, Ghana 37
Apr 20, 2015: VRA, TR Spain Sign T4 Thermal Power Agreement to generate 186 MW power 37
May 30, 2014: Gasol LNG Import signs Gas Supply Agreement with Volta River Authority 38
Jul 03, 2013: Signing of Agreement to Commence the Kpong Generating Station Retrofit Project 38
Aug 03, 2012: VRA To Undertake Conversion Of Tema Thermal Power Complex In Ghana 38
Jun 20, 2011: KEC International Wins INR10.44 Billion Power Orders 38
Apr 01, 2010: ABB Wins $13 Million Order For Improving Power Transmission Network In Ghana 39
Nov 19, 2009: KEC International Wins Rural Electrification & Substation Orders 39
Appendix 41
Report Scope 41
GlobalData Coverage 41
Benchmarking 41
GlobalData’s Methodology 41
Secondary Research 41
Primary Research 41
Contact Us 42
Disclaimer 42

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, Wind Farms, Ghana 7
Volta River Authority, Solar PV Parks, Ghana 8
Volta River Authority, Hydro Power Plants, Ghana 9
Volta River Authority, Thermal Power Plants, Ghana 10
Major Products and Services 11
Volta River Authority, SWOT Analysis 14
Volta River Authority, Key Employees 17
Volta River Authority, Subsidiaries 21
Volta River Authority, Deals Summary 22
Volta River Authority Invests US$8 Million In Navrongo Solar Power Plant In Ghana 23
Volta River Authority Completes Project Financing of USD24.5 Million for Solar Power Plant in Ghana 24
Volta River Authority Completes Project Financing Of US$22 Million Jirapa Solar Power Plant In Ghana 25
Volta River Authority Completes Project Financing For Takoradi 3 Thermal Power Project In Ghana 26


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