GRIDCo was incorporated on December 15, 2006 as a private limited liability company under the Companies Code, 1963, Act 179 and granted a certificate to commence business on December 18, 2006. The company became operational on August 1, 2008 following the transfer of the core staff and power transmission assets from VRA to GRIDCo.[/cms_fancybox_single]
VALCO’s vision is to become the best in class aluminum smelter in the world that serves as a vehicle for Ghana’s Integrated Aluminum Industry project for sustainable economic development. The facility has a rated capacity of 200,000 metric tonnes (MT) of primary aluminum annually. It is currently owned 100% by the Government and People of Ghana.[/cms_fancybox_single]
- Generation of electrical power for general industrial and domestic use.
- Construction of a transmission system linked to the national grid.
- Supply of electrical power to certified and licensed utility companies.
- Promotion of activities consistent with the provision of facilities for multipurpose uses such as agro businesses, fisheries and tourism.