Kekehs (also called auto rickshaws or tuk-tuks) are common three-wheel vehicles on the roads in many Liberian cities and towns.

Paynesville, 15.11.2018 - African Energy finished a two day training for solar dealers and installers in the Outreach Compound in Paynesville. One of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy industry partnered with West Coast Energy and Energising Development (EnDev) to conduct a two day renewable energy training. Over 60 solar installers and dealers participated. 

"The AECF is a development institution which supports businesses to innovate, create jobs, leverage investments and markets in an effort to create resilience and sustainable incomes in rural and marginalized communities in Africa."

- AECF statement

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund - AECF is now engaged in Liberia with their Renewable Energy & Climate Technologies - Subsaharan Africa-> REACT - SSA programme.

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.

Monrovia, 19.11.2018 -  The German Government Delegation met with their Hon. Minister of Health, Minister of Mines and Energy and Minister of Agriculture.

Are you a startup in the renewable energy sector or a business in it´s early stages that would benefit from technical assistance?

ECREEE is asking for applicants consulting services which will 1) identify organizations supporting entrepreneurs; 2) assess their capacity and willingness to deliver managerial, business and technical training services to entrepreneurs in the renewable energy field and in particular in off-grid solar PV and 3) define the required technical assistance intervention based on a regional network.

Read more here or apply here. Deadline is September, 16, 2018.

On November 23, 2018, West Coast Energy was the first private sector company that hosted the Integrated Forum for Renewable Energy in Liberia (IFREL).

26.10.2018, Monrovia – The Department of Energy (DoE) of the Ministry of Mines and Energy hosted the 5th Integrated Forum for Renewable Energy in Liberia (IFREL) workshop. This monthly meeting focuses on stakeholder dialogue and content production for the Renewables Liberia platform. Nanlee Johnson, Energy Specialist at the Department, and Saida Wolff, Communications Associate for Renewables Liberia, gave inputs and facilitated the lively discussions.

In August 2018, ECREE published the "Regional Progress Report on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access in ECOWAS region".

Monrovia, 23.11.2018 - The Minister of Land of Mines, his Hon. Gesler E. Murray and Executive Director of the Rural Renewable Energy (RREA) agency, Augustus E. Goanue, visited the Energising Development (EnDev) offices in old Congo Town to receive an electric bicycle that is charged by solar power through the EnDev 100% solar run office.

Voinjama Sept. 6: The Rural and Renewable Energy Agency (RREA) on September 5, 2018, broke grounds for the construction of a 5.5 kilometer road from Mbaloma to the proposed Kaiha 2 Hydropower Sites in Lukambeh District, Lofa County. This ground breaking activity also includes plans for the rehabilitation of the 35 kilometer road that links Mbaloma to Kolahun-Foya Junction. 


The 18th of July 2018 marks the 100th birthday anniversary of Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa.  Mandela spent 27 of his formative years in prison for engaging in the quest for equality and freedom through peaceful means.  He served as an example for the whole world to overcome injustice and hatred.

The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa on this day dedicated a solar system to light up the Great Commission Orphanage in Gardnesville.