BWI Biomass Energy Center in Liberia

The partnership is a collaboration between the government of Liberia and its local partners to establish a biomass energy center that can turn palm oil, palm nut and coconut shell byproducts, among other types of organic refuse, into an affordable and reliable supply of electricity.

BWI Biomass Energy Center in Liberia

The goal of the project is to establish the first public private partnership (PPP) in a production scale institutional power application to research, demonstrate and promote renewable biomass energy in Liberia and to extend renewable biomass energy experience and technology as a viable option to diesel power to rural Liberian agricultural communities and to the mining and forestry sectors while training new technicians in the biomass electricity generation sector.


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Winrock International

    Government, Implementing NGO
    United States | Staff size: 501-1000

    Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain...

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Key Information

LocationLiberia, West Africa
  • Start Date 2013
  • End Date 2014
  • Sectors