26 Sep '16, 12pm

Utility-scale solar projects planned in Liberia and Algeria

The Liberian government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with multinational renewable energy company Gigawatt Global for the financing of a 10MW solar PV plant in Monrovia in West Africa. Foreign Affairs Minister Marjon Kamara signed on behalf of the Liberian government, while Remy Reinstein, the new projects coordinator, signed on behalf of Gigawatt Global. The signing took place at the Permanent Mission of Liberia to the UN in New York last Friday. According to reports , Reinstein indicated that the company has designs to install an additional 30MW in other parts of Liberia, aside from the 10MW plant in Monrovia. The MoU states that Gigawatt Global will provide the Liberia Electricity Company (LEC) with a roadmap that details the process necessary for the construction of the 10MW plant. The government is to analyse any reports and studies submitted by the d...

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