The government, international donors and various NGOs collaborate in various larger development programs or projects that include renewable energies. 

Current programs or projects

Name

Key activities

Implementer

Region

Funded by

Duration

Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP)

TA for off-grid market; loans for electricity service providers; Support to electrify public institutions.

ECREE     19 countries: 15 West Africa (including Liberia), 4 Sahel World Bank     2017- 2022

Liberia Renewable Energy Access Project (LIRENAP)

Hybrid hydropower and Diesel plant and grid in Lofa, Capacity Building; Market development of stand-alone solar systems

RREA

Lofa, nation-wide

Strategic Climate Fund Grant, Worldbank

28-Jan-2016 to 30-Jun-2021

Energizing Development Liberia (EnDev)

Strengthen Renewable Energy Sector, Promotion of solar technologies, Pico PV, cocoa solar dryers, improved cookstoves

GIZ/EnDev

Nation-wide

Netherlands, Germany, UK, Australia, Norway, Swizzerland

2012-2018

Light Up Liberia (LUL)

Curriculum Development, Market Facilitation, Financial service and Pico-grid installation

Contact persons are:Orlando S. Kanswen(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Julateh K. Mulbah (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Mercy Corps

Margibi, Lofa, Nimba, Bong, Grand Bassa,  Rural Montserrado, Gbarpolu,

EU

March 2016-2019

Light Up our Future (LUOF)

Solar electrifying five remote communities

PLAN International, VOSEIDA Lofa     EU     2015-2017
Mt. Coffee Hydropower Rehabilitation Project
Rehabilitation of  hydropower plant (generating units, powerhouse, intake, dam and spillway) and reservoir, 132/66 kilovolt (kV) substation, two
132/66 kV transmission lines, expansion of receiving substations in Monrovia.

Manitoba Hydro International, Norplan Fichtner, Voith, Dawnus, Andritz, Ncc, Eltel, Psm Jv, Hydro Operation International

Montserrado

Norway (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Germany (KFW Development Bank, European Investment Bank), USA (Millenium Challenge Corporation), GoL

May 2012- Dec. 2017

Light Every Birth

Solar suitcases for maternity wards

We Care Solar, UNICEF, GIZ/EnDev, Africare, PHIL

Nation-wide

UNDESA, UBS Optimus Foundation, Gilead Foundation and private donors

2016-18

Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) Extension, transmission and distribution of grid; transport and storage of heavy fuel; capacity building in electricity sector Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy Monrovia, Kakata, Kakata Highway World Bank, 
International
Development
Association
(IDA)
 
2013-2020
Liberia Renewable Energy Project 9.34 MW mini-hydro power plant at Gbedin Falls          Nimba county AfDB         2018-
Concessions in South East TA on how private sector can be attracted to 5 major settlements in S.E. First financial pre-feasibility study - Gbanga prioritised TBD             South East: Cestos city, Greenville, Barclayville, Harper, Pleebo, Fish town, Zwedru, Tappita, and Gbarnga EU ongoing

Power Africa - Beyond the Grid

Rehabilitation of Mt. Coffee hydroelectric plant, pilot projects, road rehabilitation

NRECA

 

USAID

2015-March 2018

Technical Assistance for reduction of maternal mortality in Liberia

Telemedicine support for midwives, trainings, solar installations, smartphones

Epos, MoH, GIZ/EnDev

Grand Gedeh

EU

2017

Liberia Energy Efficiency and Access Project (LEEAP) Constructing transmission and distribution lines, capacity building LEC Montserrado, Bomi, River Gee, Maryland

AfDB, TSF, NTF, EU, GEF, GoL

2017-2019     
Skip the Grid Electrification: Bringing solar power to health facilities.   RREA, ELCA Liberia Donations started in 2017

 

Past development programs or projects

Name

Key activities

Implementer

Region

Funded by

Duration

Lighting Lives in Liberia (LLL)

Solar electrifications,  elaboration of regulations, market support for stand-alone solar systems.

 

RREA

Nationwide

Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund Grant, World Bank.

2012-2017

Renewable Energy Sources to Rural Primary Health Care Facilities

204 health facilities in 15 counties received DC solar installations, 410 health facility staff were trained in maintenance of solar systems.

 

Merlin, Save the Children International- Liberia

Nationwide

EU Energy Facility II and the Government of Liberia

August 2011 – August 2014

Cross-border Supply of Electricity to Rural Communities in Liberia from Cote d'Ivoire

         

Developing a Rural Energy Strategy and Master Plan for Liberia

Support RREA, developinto a strong, independent, efficient, and sustainable organisation capable of achieving Liberia’s target of increasing access to modern energy services in the rural areas. RREA Monrovia, Lofa, general EU August 2011 to April 2016

Advancing Youth Project

Increased access to basic education, skills training for out-of-school youth, solar installations in 142 public schools

EDC

Montserrado, Margibi Bong, Lofa, Nimba, Grand Bassa

USAID

2011-2016 

Liberia Energy Sector Support Program (LESSP)

Capacity building, four pilot projects electrifying rural communities with renewable energies (biomass, hydro, solar) Winrock International received Lofa, Nimba, Bong USAID 2010-2014