The leading solar developer in Isreal, "Energiya Global," will invest $20 million USD in Liberia's renewable energy sector in the next four years. The investment is part of a $1 billion USD investment package to be done in ECOWAS by the state of Isreal to support and promote green energy in Africa.

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Participants of the LEAP Launch

On December 2nd, 2016 the Liberian Energy Access Practitioner Network (LEAP) was officially launched. The LEAP Launch has been organized by Mercy Corps as part of their EU project, "Light Up Liberia."

PAYNESVILLE, Montserrado – Mercy Corps has graduated 169 students from its Light Up Liberia program in collaboration with GIZ EnDev, a four-month technical and vocational training program in renewable energies. These 169 students comprise of students from the Monrovia vocational training center, Booker Washington Institute, and Stella Maris Polytechnic which is apart of the four TVETS for the pilot phase of the curriculum development component of  Light up Liberia.

The Liberian government and project developer Gigawatt Global Cooperatief U.A. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financing and construction of a 10-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in Monrovia.

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