Mt Coffee Hydropower Dam in Harrisburg Dedicated

The first generating unit of the Mount Coffee Hydropower Dam was on Thursday, December 15, 2016 dedicated by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, marking a major milestone towards meeting the energy requirements of Liberia. The 22 MW turbine was dedicated to the nation at a colorful event in Harrisburg, Lower Montserrado County. Lauding the contribution of Liberia’s…

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Mt. Coffee Project Successfully Achieves Major Milestone

Monrovia, October 23, 2016 (LEC): The first phase of the reservoir impoundment (filling the reservoir with water)of the Mt. Coffee Hydropower Dam Project in Harrisburg has been completed paving the way for the commissioning of the first 22 megawatt turbine in December. “By October 19, 2016, the team on the Mt. Coffee Hydropower Rehabilitation Project…

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Liberia Electricity Corporation Overhauls Customer Service Procedures to Improve Efficiency and Service

Monrovia, September 25, 2016 (Liberia Electricity Corporation): The Liberia Electricity Corporation is applying new procedures to its customer services with the aim of improving efficiency levels while decreasing response time, as well as promoting the quality of the service to customers. Mrs. Famata Kallon Sirleaf, Deputy Managing Director of Customers Services said massive overhaul of…

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FINES OF MORE THAN US$350.00 FOR ELECTRICITY THEFT, THIRD PARTY CONNECTIONS AND METER TEMPERING

….LEC DMD SIRLEAF TELLS SKD COMMUNITY RESIDENTS Monrovia, September 27, 2016 (Liberia Electricity Corporation): A fine of up to US$350.00 awaits consumers found stealing electricity or tampering with electricity meters. Mrs. Famata Sirleaf, Deputy Managing Director of Customers Services of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) said the penalty is imposed to serve as deterrence for…

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Public Disclosure of LACEEP Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)

The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), through support from the World Bank, prepared Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for the Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP). LACEEP is in furtherance of World Bank’s support to the development agenda of GOL in the electricity sector in Liberia. The general development objectives…

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LEC Rising To The Challenge

By: Hassan Kiawu, Media/Communications Consultant For several years after the end of the civil war, the Liberia Electricity Corporation, LEC had operated on low voltage as it struggled to resuscitate damaged facilities in a desperate attempt to illuminate a country darkened by 14 years of carnage and destruction. Nonetheless, the provision of electricity to many…

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