News and Events

BPA Gets New Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fred Oware has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer to oversee the day-to-day activities of the Bui Power Authority. He takes over from Jabesh Amissah-Arthur, who until January 2017, was the Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Oware was the first Chief Executive Officer of the BPA which was established by an Act of Parliament, BPA Act 740, 2007. 

BPA Donates To Communities

BPA has donated items, at two separate ceremonies, to communities around the Bui dam. The beneficiary communities include Jama, Bongase and Resettlement Part B Township. In its first donation, BPA presented a 20,000-litre polytank, 2HP Pedrollo pump with accessories, a sollatek AVR and vatan copper cables to the Resettlement Part B Township for usage by the Bui CHPS compound, which was also constructed by BPA. 

Five Years of Resettlement; Bui Residents Tell Their Story

By Dennis Peprah, GNA Barely five years ago the Bui Power Authority (BPA), managers of the Bui hydro-electric dam in the Banda District of Brong-Ahafo Region resettled a total population of 1,216 fisher folks.

BPA Lauds Cooperation With Resettlement Camps

The Bui Power Authority (BPA) in the Banda District of Brong-Ahafo Region has lauded the cooperation from the resettlement communities around the dam. Mr Wumbilla Salifu, the External and Community Relations Manager of the BPA, who gave the commendation, assured the residents of the Authority's commitment to ensure remarkable improvement of their socio-economic well-being.

BPA Presents Items To Bui CHPS Compound

The Bui Power Authority (BPA), managers of the Bui Dam, on Tuesday presented items valued at GHS14,910.00 to the Community Health-based Planning Services (CHPS) Compound at the Bui resettlement Community in Banda District. It comprises 20,000 litre capacity poly tank, pumps and accessories, automatic voltage regulator and copper cables.

Bui dam reservoir boosts local fishing industry

The Bui dam reservoir constructed, by the Bui Power Authority, managers of the 400 megawatts Bui Dam in the Banda District of the Brong-Ahafo region has boosted economic activities for the local fisher folks in the area. Communities such as Jama in the Bole Bamboi District of the Northern Region, situated upstream of t

Bui Dam Is Not Panacea For National Energy Crisis - BPA

The Bui Power Authority (BPA), management of the Bui Dam in the Banda District of the Brong Ahafo Region, has said the 400 Megawatts generating plant is not a panacea to the national energy crisis. Notwithstanding, the BPA said the dam in view of the supply demand balance for 2015, has increased daily power generation of 200MW-250MW to 360MW, to augment and help meet the national electricity demand.

1,216 People Benefit From BPA Resettlement Programme

Some 1,216 people at Bui and its catchment area have benefited from the arranged resettlement programme by the Bui Power Authority (BPA) for eight communities which were affected by the construction of the hydroelectric dam and its reservoir.

BPA Curtails Black Fly Menace At Bui

As part of its social corporate responsibilities, the Bui Power Authority's (BPA) initiated programmes to militate against the onchocercaisis vectors (black flies) at Bui and its environs is yielding positive results with the total eradication of the black fly nuisance nearly in sight.


The Bui Power Authority (BPA) has been adjudged the best Public Sector Firm 2014 for its contribution towards the engineering profession in Ghana.