Beyond The Grid Power Africa Activity (Ganta-Gbarnga Grid Extension), Liberia

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Increasing access to clean, affordable, modern energy services in rural communities to improve healthcare, educational services, and agro-business production

Construction Oversight: NRECA International

Construction: American Procurement Service Company & United Infrastructure Projects

USAID Investment: $13,949,236 for Grid Extension

Contact: Jusu Wendell Holmes, juholmes@usaid.gov

Promoting productive uses of energy in rural communities to support private enterprise growth:

  • Providing oversight for renewable energy and grid extension pilot projects
  • Reducing reliance on costly and environmentally destructive diesel generators

Strengthening the Rural and Renewable Energy Agency to promote rural electrification:

  • Training staff for planning, designing, evaluating, implementing, and overseeing rural electrification projects
  • Supporting transaction and project implementation to operate and manage energy service systems

Catalyzing Innovation and Partnership:

  • Designing the Off-Grid Solar Market Development Activity to foster investment, sales, distribution, and operation
  • Utilizing a private sector-led, market-based approach to support government institutions and leverage donor funding
Date 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 12:45pm

Last updated: June 24, 2021