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Investment Grant for the Liberia Energy Efficiency Access Project (LEEAP)

Western Africa
Grant Amount
EUR 10,000,000
Total project cost
EUR 34,740,000
PFG Lead Financier

This project is part of the Government of Liberia’s electricity master plan, which is currently being implemented by the Ministry of Land, Mines and Energy (MLME) of Liberia and the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) in cooperation with many development partners active in the energy sector in Liberia. The project focuses on the Monrovia-RIA corridor as well as the extension of the EU financed cross-border electrification project at Pleebo-Kanweakan-Fishtown.

The project includes the following components:

1. Works: Study and detailed designs for (i) Construction of 66kV Transmission  Paynesville -Schefflin -RIA; (ii)Construction of two 66/33kV Substations complete with all feeder bays at Schefflin and RIA; (iii)Distribution  Lines and  Service Connections for Paynesville and Schefflin Areas; (iv)Distribution Lines and Service Connection for Schefflin and RIA Areas and (v)Distribution Lines and Services Connection for River Gee: Pleebo and Kanweakan Fishtown Area.

2.Consultancy Services: The project has so far awarded the contract for (i) Consultancy Services for Engineering Design of Distribution Network and Preparation of Bidding Documents for T&D in Paynesville, RIA Corridor and Pleebo to Fishtown; The project has prepared the terms of references for Management and Supervision of Construction Works- T&D in Paynesville, RIA Corridor and Pleebo to Fishtown. The recruitment process is ongoing.

3. Procurement of Goods: The project has prepared the Bidding Document for Project vehicles, IT and Office equipment

The EU-AITF SE4All investment grant will finance the construction of the distribution networks in River Gee County, and transmission/distribution lines and/or substations in and around greater Monrovia.