The Government of Liberia, in partnership with the Barefoot College of India have announced plans to open a Vocational Training Center at the Grand Bassa Community College, for the training of rural women in the use of solar energy. Read More here.

Liberia to receive $8 million (Dh29 million) loan which will be use the to construct a 2.1-megawatt hydropower plant. The energy generated will benefit 30,000 people and reduce carbon emissions by more than 96,000 tons per year. Read More here.

An international non-governmental organization, Mercy Corps Liberia, on Monday, January 7, embarked on a five-day business development training for over 35 renewable energy products retailers in the country. Read More here.

President George Weah says Liberians are not willing anymore “to die as a result of power theft and the lack of electricity,” an Executive Mansion release said. According to the release on Friday, the president said the inadequate supply of power to the people dates back to 1986. Read More here.