Tag Archives: Liberia Electricity Corporation

OP-ED: On Infrastructure, Pres. Sirleaf Paints Too Rosy a Picture

OP-ED: On Infrastructure, Pres. Sirleaf Paints Too Rosy a Picture

In her State of the Nation address to the nation on Monday, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf painted a glowing review of the infrastructure development in the country. This image was one that differed drastically from the realities on the ground.

OP-ED: A Decade of Electricity Problems and Promises

To say that Liberia’s electricity situation is lacking is an understatement. About 10 percent of urban residents and less than 2 percent of rural residents currently have access to electricity — and the bulk of that is self-generated using generators and expensive imported fuel. The most common form of energy in Liberia is “biomass” such

World Bank’s US$60 Million Support Helps Liberians Gain Access To Electricity

The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has approved a new US$60 million International Development Association credit for the Liberian government to help continue to expand affordable electricity services to businesses and households in order to spur economic growth, create jobs, and reduce poverty

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