Construction of micro-hydro, transmission sought by Liberia

Liberia’s Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy seeks bids for construction of the 60-kW Yandohun hydroelectric project and associated transmission and distribution networks. Bids are due June 25.

The government has applied to the World Bank to fund a program of Catalyzing New Renewable Energy in Rural Liberia. Liberia has suffered from electricity shortages made worse by a period of war and civil unrest. (HydroWorld 8/27/08)

The renewable energy program seeks bids to build the Yandohun project and the electricity networks necessary to serve Yandohun village in Liberia’s Lofa County. The work is to require 12 months.

Bidding documents may be obtained by e-mail request to John C. Nylander, with a copy to Augustus Goanue at the addresses below, upon payment of US$150 by cash, cashier’s check, or direct deposit to United Bank of Africa (UBA), Account No. 53030030000064, Titled: Rural Energy Fund.

Bids are due by 2 p.m., Greenwich Mean Time, June 25. For information, contact John C. Nylander, Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, Capitol Hill, Monrovia, Liberia; E-mail: johncnylander@yahoo.com. Telephone inquiries to Augustus Goanue, Interim Head, Rural and Renewable Energy Agency; (231) 655-9266; E-mail: gusgoanue@yahoo.com.

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