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.

In order to make cooking easier with an improved institutional cook stove for example for school and other institutions in Liberia, and also to reduce deforestation in the country; GIZ/EnDev has produced a prototype of an institutional rocket stove commonly called ‘’Kpoh stove" which means group stove.

Since April 2017 Josephine Kantan works as solar operator at Phebe Hospital in Bong county, Liberia. She also continues to be in charge of the Diesel generator there.  Josephine Kantan visited the recent EnDev workshop series for solar experts at the GIZ Health Project in Congo Town from the 27.03.2018-29.03.2018. The Renewables-Liberia Team used the opportunity to do an interview with her as she is one of a few women working in the power sector of Liberia.

Solar power house at GIZ/Health project


On April 3, 2018, the GIZ health project has installed a solar system for their office located in Congo Town. The 20kwatt solar system with 24 batteries will provide energy to all equipment.