Caption: Dr. Lawrence D. Sekajipo, Chairman, Board of Commissioners, LERC

LERC Concerns About Acute Power Outages Being Experienced By Customers Of The LEC

The attention of the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC) has been drawn to acute power outages being experienced by customers of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC).

In the last couple of months, electricity supply has been increasingly poor on account of the seasonal variation in water levels at the Mt. Coffee Hydro Power Plant due to the dry season. This condition has worsened in the last few days prompting the LEC to undertake a massive load shedding exercise.

The Commission reminds the management of LEC that during the tariff determination process in 2022, the Commission considered full utilization of 33MW of thermal capacity from the Bushrod Thermal Plant as part of LEC’s dry season generation mix. This source of generation is critically important now that Mount Coffee generation has dropped significantly due to the dry season.

The LEC generation reports in the possession of the Commission show only about half of the thermal capacity is being used for a limited period daily. To address the generation deficit, the Commission hereby mandates LEC to fully utilize the thermal plant which would minimize the duration of power outages that customers are currently experiencing.

The Commission also urges LEC to fully implement the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between LEC and Cote d’ Ivoire Energies (CIE) for an increase from 27MW to 50MW as stipulated for the contract year 2024.

LERC assures electricity consumers, policymakers, and stakeholders of its relentless determination in keeping with the 2015 Electricity Law of Liberia and approved regulations, that appropriate regulatory actions are being taken to mitigate the outage durations and erratic power supply in the LEC distribution service area.

“The Commission will continue to engage with the management of LEC and other stakeholders on how the load shedding situation can be addressed to improve electricity supply in Liberia. The Board of Commissioners (BoC) will continue to intensify efforts to bring the situation under control,” Dr. Lawrence D. Sekajipo, Chairman of the BoC asserted.

Visited 72 times, 1 visit(s) today

    Dear Editors

    Thanks for your professional journalism.
    I am comfortable into reading global news from your network.
    Please keep me posted on various topics.

  2. RickyHab says
  3. JamesNaire says
  4. JamesHiecy says
  5. As a Newbie, I am continuously exploring online for articles that can be of assistance to me.
    My website: Связанные

  6. I gotta favorite this site it seems very beneficial handy
    My website: секс зрелых

  7. Jamesquefs says
  8. 소닉슬롯 says
    Hongzhi 황제는 “그는 딸이 있는데 누구와 결혼 했습니까? “라고 말했습니다.

  9. Josephanamp says
  10. MichaelChaix says
  11. Russellhiefe says
  12. RubenAdvag says
  13. Frankarore says
  14. Lauriane Okuneva says

    Elevate your website’s quality with ToolBox Hub! Our suite of SEO, text, and image tools is designed to enhance every aspect of your online presence. Make your site irresistible to both search engines and audiences. Experience the uplift with ToolBox Hub today.

  15. Julio Mcbride says

    Julio Mcbride

  16. howtalliss says

    Wonderful web site Lots of useful info here Im sending it to a few friends ans additionally sharing in delicious And obviously thanks to your effort

  17. Memphis Mathews says

    Memphis Mathews

  18. Gluco Relief says

    you are in reality a good webmaster The website loading velocity is amazing It sort of feels that youre doing any distinctive trick Also The contents are masterwork you have done a fantastic job in this topic

  19. Glucorelief says

    Thanks I have recently been looking for info about this subject for a while and yours is the greatest I have discovered so far However what in regards to the bottom line Are you certain in regards to the supply

  20. JeremyAtron says
  21. Robertzek says
  22. Kevinclove says

Comments are closed.