Press Statement On the Mount Coffee Hydro Power Plant Failure

The Liberia Electricity Corporation Mt. Coffee Hydro Power Plant, which has 4 hydro turbines has experienced failure in one of its generation units that was commissioned in 2016. The other 3 hydro turbines are currently available for operation at Mount Coffee Hydro Power Plant (MCHPP).

All 3 units have been called into operation to meet the growing LEC system peak over recent weeks and remain available to operate.  Only Unit 1, at Mount Coffee is currently unavailable having suffered a major failure in the stator windings.