On April 20, 2018, the development institution Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) Informed renewable energy stakeholders about the upcoming Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies in sub-Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) competition.

Alternative Energy has been assigned  to install several solar installations by Mercy Corps for a EU funded project. The project started in early 2018 and finished in June of this year. 

In total Alternative Energy installed solar panels in more than 80 private homes in four villages in rural Montserrado   (Isaac Mulbal town, Back Camp, Block Pad and Cattoes town) . 

On April 28, 2017, during the quarterly meeting of the Liberia Energy Access Practioner (LEAP) network, Mercy Corps announced the three best performing solar retailers for the first quarter of 2017. It was the first time that this quarterly award based on the sales figures was given out. The best retailer of the year 2017 will receive a motorbike.

A new type of solar dryers has been introduced to Liberia, using bamboo instead of wood. From April 18 through April 20, 2018, solar dryer specialist Saiwoe Y. Varpilah, rattan Specialist Edward N. Borsay  and EnDev-Liberia staff : T. Jeke S. Fassuwu, Joseph Forte, Charles Ellis and Daniel Y. Partee have built two different models of solar dryers at the EnDev office in Congo Town: a Table and house or tank dryers with measurement 2m x 4m and 2m x 3m respectively. Anyone interested is invited to come and test use these dryers for agricultural produce.