Liberia: Mount Coffee starts up first turbine

Issue 337 - 22 Dec 2016 | 1 minute read

On 15 December President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf officially commissioned the first 22MW turbine-generator unit at the 88MW Mount Coffee Hydropower rehabilitation project. A second turbine is scheduled to be commissioned in February 2017, and all four units should be operational by August 2017.The run-of-river hydropower plant on the Saint Paul River was built in the 1960s and destroyed during the civil war.

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