10 Brighton Lake Volta is a large reservoir contained behind the Akosombo Dam
in Ghana and has a surface area of 3,283 square miles.
Gas usually imported from Nigeria has been unreliable, thermal plants have not delivered on promises and, crucially, its prodigal Akosombo Dam
has been running dry.
Akin Gump has advised Zoetic Global on a new 20-year power purchase agreement with the Electricity Company of Ghana for 100 megawatts of additive power generation at Ghanas Akosombo Dam
on Lake Volta.
Members of the Cabinet have all travelled to the Akosombo Dam
and they and their civil servants have taken all the cars .
In the fifth chapter, "The Damming of Africa," the author examines the Akosombo Dam
on the Volta River in Ghana and the Stigler's Gorge Dam on the Rufiji River in Tanzania.
Well, almost 60 years ago, Kwame Nkrumah built the Akosombo Dam
15) The Volta Lake is the largest man-made lake in the world, created as a reservoir by Akosombo Dam
The reservoir, spanning a shoreline of 50km, was built at Natriku 25km downstream of the existing Akosombo Dam
by damming River Volta.
Examples are the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington State and the Akosombo Dam
The OECD mentions that industrial growth improved significantly in 2006--another quite positive development--but growth in the industrial sector, and hence higher paying jobs and improved consumer spending, is likely to be truncated by problems in the production in electricity at the Akosombo Dam
on the Volta River.
Late in the evening, we boarded the boat just upstream of Akosombo dam
, which forms Lake Volta, the largest man-made lake in the world.
1965 Volta Reservoir, the world's largest, starts filling behind Akosombo Dam
, flooding 4 percent of Ghana and displacing 84,000 people.