26.10.2018, Monrovia – The Department of Energy (DoE) of the Ministry of Mines and Energy hosted the 5th Integrated Forum for Renewable Energy in Liberia (IFREL) workshop. This monthly meeting focuses on stakeholder dialogue and content production for the Renewables Liberia platform. Nanlee Johnson, Energy Specialist at the Department, and Saida Wolff, Communications Associate for Renewables Liberia, gave inputs and facilitated the lively discussions.

"The AECF is a development institution which supports businesses to innovate, create jobs, leverage investments and markets in an effort to create resilience and sustainable incomes in rural and marginalized communities in Africa."

- AECF statement

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund - AECF is now engaged in Liberia with their Renewable Energy & Climate Technologies - Subsaharan Africa-> REACT - SSA programme.

Voinjama Sept. 6: The Rural and Renewable Energy Agency (RREA) on September 5, 2018, broke grounds for the construction of a 5.5 kilometer road from Mbaloma to the proposed Kaiha 2 Hydropower Sites in Lukambeh District, Lofa County. This ground breaking activity also includes plans for the rehabilitation of the 35 kilometer road that links Mbaloma to Kolahun-Foya Junction. 

Are you a startup in the renewable energy sector or a business in it´s early stages that would benefit from technical assistance?

ECREEE is asking for applicants consulting services which will 1) identify organizations supporting entrepreneurs; 2) assess their capacity and willingness to deliver managerial, business and technical training services to entrepreneurs in the renewable energy field and in particular in off-grid solar PV and 3) define the required technical assistance intervention based on a regional network.

Read more here or apply here. Deadline is September, 16, 2018.