$27m to boost access green energy in Liberia

An investment worth $27 million (£18.3m) will be made to boost access to electricity and renewable energy sources in Liberia. The World Bank has approved the fund which will be used to build a mini hydropower plant to benefit around 50,000 households and businesses in Lofa County. The Liberia Renewable Energy Access Project (LIRENAP) will also benefit […]

World Bank boosts electricity access in Liberia

The World Bank has funded a $60 million (£38m) loan to increase access to electricity in Liberia. Around 36,000 households and businesses are expected to be connected to the grid. Commercial and industrial customers will account for 16% of the new connections. The Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) aims to achieve “a more prosperous […]