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Liberia: Côte d’Ivoire import deal and repairs to domestic power plants beckon

Issue 471 - 17 Oct 2022 - By Adaora Elemide | 2 minute read

Troubled utility Liberia Electricity Corporation is expected to sign a much-anticipated import deal with Ivorian counterpart CI Energies on 21 October, following months of negotiations over outstanding payments. It comes as President George Weah has extended exempt status for equipment imports, while more HFO purchases are planned and work is planned to repair malfunctioning thermal and hydropower plants.

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