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Day

Time

Event

Description

Organized by

Location

January 23.     9:30 Technical Training for solar experts

We will discuss different types and functions of our solar systems in Liberia. Furthermore, we will cover the importance of the grounding of the system and how to size it.

 

EnDev EnDev Office Congo Town  
January 16.     9 am - 16 pm Technical Training for solar experts Training for solar system installers.
See the invitation
EnDev EnDev Office Congo Town
December 6 11 am WHH Solar Installations First of 13 selected health facilities were solar electrified, funded by Welthungerhilfe EnDev, WHH Bomi
November 28 11 am Solar Curriculum Handover Solar curriculum and practice material was handed over to three institutions (BWI, Stella Maris, MVTC) that will start teaching solar. Mercy Corps, BWI BWI Campus, Kakata
November 27 9 am - 5 pm ROCEP National Workshop

National workshop for the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (World Bank, ECREEE), to assess challenges and opportunities for renewable energy sector in Liberia.

MLME, ECREE Belecassa Hotel
October 19   2pm     TWG- Meeting Light Every Birth The technical working group with partners involved in solar suitcase installations meets to discuss next steps   We Care Solar Ministry of Health
September 25- 29     9 am - 5 pm

3rd Liberia Renewable Energy Fair

Retailers exhibit and sell solar products and improved cookstoves, supported by promotional events

LEAP, Mercy Corps, RREA, EnDev

Administrative Building Bopulu, Gbarpolu

July 28

TBA

LEAP network meeting

Members of the Liberia Energy Access Practitioners (LEAP) network and interested stakeholders meet to get updates about activities and opportunities, award the best performing retailer, and discuss issues of concern

Mercy Corps, RREA, EnDev

EnDev office

June 5 -10 

9 am - 5 pm

2nd Liberia Renewable Energy Fair

Retailers exhibit and sell solar products and improved cookstoves, supported by promotional events

LEAP, Mercy Corps, RREA, EnDev

Gymnasium of United Methodist School, Ganta

June 8    

10 am

Second Roundtable Meeting of Energy Stakeholders

Present the findings and report of the consultant on the draft Business Plan for the 2.5 megawatt mini hydro power-plant in Lofa county (LIRENAP) for review and input. Call 0770188839 for further information and to confirm participation

RREA        

Corina Hotel, Monrovia

May 28

 

Light TV report about improved cookstoves

Light TV visited two producers of the improved cookstove Red Fire Pot and broadcasts the report which will then also be posted on Facebook

Light TV, EnDev

internet

May 26

10 am 

Planning Meeting

Planning the Renewable Energy Fair in Ganta

Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps office

May 10             Solar Suitcase Installations in Grand Cape Mount Two teams of EnDev solar technicians start installations of the We Care Solar solar suitcase in various health facilities in Grand Cape Mount County and conduct a baseline survey We Care Solar, EnDev Grand Cape Mount County

May 8

 

Beginnning of Solar Installations in Lofa

Solar electrification of the first of five communities in Lofa starts with bringing the material under the supervision of engineer from Sunlabob.

Plan International, Sunlabob

Koiyama, Lofa

April 10-11

9 am - 5 pm

Workshop Towards Curriculum Development for Solar Technicians

Consultant Peter Adelmann and various stakeholders host a presentation and discussion with about necessary key contents and structure for the Solar Technician Curriculum

Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps office

April 19

2 pm

Cocoa sector meeting

Stakeholders in the cocoa sector discuss activities and updates, including construction and construction plans of cocoa solar dryers

ACDI/Voca, MoA

Whale Spoon Restaurant

April 27

10 am

Independent solar technician certification ceremony

116 electricians and students who had participated in a one-day basic solar technology training conducted by EnDev solar technicians and Mercy Corps received their certificate for the training

Mercy Corps, EnDev

Christian Revival church, 13th street Sinkor.

 

April 28

10 am

LEAP network meeting

Members of the Liberia Energy Access Practitioners (LEAP) network and interested stakeholders meet to get updates about activities and opportunities, award the best performing retailer, and discuss issues of concern

Mercy Corps, RREA, EnDev

Mercy Corps office

April 29

 

Preparation Towards Installations in Lofa

Discussing logistics of solar installations in five communities in Lofa, in LUOF project implemented by PLAN and VOSIEDA with support from EnDev, solar installations by Sunlabob

PLAN, EnDev

EnDev office

April 15 - May 15                Construction of Solar Dryers in Lofa    Following up on activities with GIZ/EnDev, ACDI/Voca funded consultant Saiwoe Varpilah to collaborate with two cocoa cooperatives in Quandu Gbondi towards constructing 30 solar dryers     ACDI/Voca, EnDev   14 communities Qundu Gbondi, Lofa
April 10-26         Solar Installations in Clinics in Grand Gedeh     EnDev technicians monitor, repair or newly install solar systems in 20 health facilities in Grand Gedeh that are involved in an EU tele-support project for midwives EnDev, MoH         Grand Gedeh

April 5-8

9 am - 5 pm

1st Liberia Renewable Energy Fair, Gbarnga

Retailers exhibit and sell solar products and improved cookstoves, supported by promotional events such as radio talk shows, instant wins, raffles and solar cinema

Mercy Corps, RREA, EnDev

Administrative building, Gbarnga

March 22

3 pm

Stakeholder discussion about financing situation for  renewable energy projects

Consultants for the Climate Economic Analysis for Development, Investment, and Resilience (CEADIR) discussed with various stakeholders about challenges and opportunities towards strengthening banks for financing renewable energy projects

Ecopower, CEADIR

Ecopower office

March 16

10am     

First Independent Power Producers (IPP) Roundtable, 2017 The roundtable engages all energy stakeholders and potential mini-grid operators to present the Liberia Renewable Energy Access Project (LIRENAP) and build a database of potential operators of the Lofa mini-grid RREA Corina Hotel