Delegation of the European Union to Liberia

Liberia Gets EU Grant to Provide Electricity for 38,000 Households

10/12/2018 - 10:08
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As part of efforts to increase electricity supplies in Monrovia and its environs, the government of Liberia with funding from the European Union (EU) on Thursday December 6, signed the Monrovia Consolidation of Electricity Distribution Works Lot-2. Speaking during the signing ceremony at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Finance Minister Samuel Tweah said electricity and road connectivity are the banning constrains that the CDC-led government is faced with at the moment. “Without power, no matter what we do, the Pro-poor Agenda will not succeed". Also, the Deputy Head of Delegation and Chargé d’Affaires of the European Union Delegation to Liberia Juan Antonio Frutos said the Monrovia Consolidation of Electricity Distribution Works Lot-2 will allow the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) to increase its customer's base in order to absorb the increase quantity and cheaper energy expected to be generated by the Mt. Coffee Hydro.

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