Bui and the Tale of Three Hydro Dams

BY EDMUND SMITH-ASANTE

A bird's eye view of the Bui Hydroelectric Dam
A bird’s eye view of the Bui Hydroelectric Dam

Ghana can now boast of three hydroelectric power dams with the completion and inauguration of the Bui Dam Hydroelectric Power Project located on the Black Volta, a boundary river between Bole in the Northern Region and Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region.

With its turbines turning, Bui becomes the third hydro-power plant to be developed in Ghana after the Akosombo and Kpong projects.

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