From April 26 to 28, the first Grand Bassa Trade and Investment Conference took place in Buchanan, Grand Bassa. Business people had come from more than seven countries to learn about conditions in Liberia and explore possibilities for investing in Grand Bassa.
From last year to present, four Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) institutions (BWI, Tubman High, Stella Maris, NVTC) have piloted a 3 months Solar PV curriculum, developed within the EU funded Light Up Liberia program.
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."
SJEDI Green Energy has launched an Improve Cook Stove in December, currently SJEDI is known to be one of the main distributors of improved cookstoves in Liberia with tremendous support from GIZ/EnDev in 2013. Through SJEDI, over 6,000 CH-2200/2300 charcoal and G3300 wood cook stoves have been sold in Liberia as well as over 300 Solar Lighting Systems, ranging from Pico PV to SHS in the past years.