Working through an independent contractor, ArcelorMittal Liberia has installed one hundred and fifty solar streetlights across the Township of Yekepa as part of ongoing efforts to improve security and the outlook of the area.
The Rivercess County Service Center has received a major boost to its power generating capacity as UNDP Liberia Solar for Health Project installs solar renewable energy at the facility.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joined the Totota Electric Cooperative (TEC) to celebrate its newly acquired permit to deliver electricity in Liberia. The TEC is the first micro-utility to achieve this status.
Liberia Mines and Energy Minister Gester E. Murray says, the importance of electricity in Liberia cannot be overly emphasized, and at such, it is one of the key components of President Weah’s Pro-poor Agenda.
Liberia’s efforts to transform the lives of poor people have received a huge boost with financing approved today by the World Bank.
Liberia’s low supply of electricity presents significant challenges to the attainment of economies of scale for firms and economic sectors.
The new solar energy systems have been installed at the Don Bosco Technical School in Monrovia, the Salesian school and youth center in New Matadi, and the Don Bosco Center in Tappita.