President George Weah has made more new appointments, affecting several government ministries and agencies.
The City of Ganta is preparing to hold negotiation talks with the management of Jungle Energy Power, Inc. to restore street lights in Liberia’s second largest city.
The 15th iteration of the Doing Business Report, a flagship product of the World Bank Group, has been released, with Liberia placing 172nd. That rank is two places higher than the previous year when the country ranked 174th out of 190 economies worldwide.
To improve visibility at night, the Liberia Electricity Corporation or LEC recently announced a campaign to install functional street lights in major streets in and around Monrovia.
The Liberia Electricity Corporation has received a new heavy fuel oil handling and storage facility valued at US$11 million.
Earlier this year, researchers from UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a study identifying and validating renewable electricity resources (wind and solar) for 21 countries across eastern and southern Africa.
Despite the rehabilitation of the Mount Coffee Hydroelectric Power Plant, many large businesses in the country are still spending huge sums of money to purchase fuel to run generators that supply their businesses with power.
As efforts are underway to build a resilient health system in Liberia, access to stable electricity at health facilities remains a challenge among many in the sector.