Transco CLSG Delegation Expected in Monrovia to Review Progress of Power Project


Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Donors of the CLSG interconnection project will meet in Monrovia on Monday and Tuesday, December 9-10, 2019 to receive progress update from the Management of TRANSCO CLSG, a regional company responsible for the transmission of affordable and reliable electricity to millions of citizens in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. 

The meeting is expected to be held under the auspices of TRANSCO CLSG management.

A crucial report on the progress and challenges in the implementation of the CLSG project will be delivered during the meeting.

The annual meeting is being organized within the framework of the implementation of the CLSG interconnection project, to provide updates to stakeholders including the donors and the governments of the CLSG countries. 

The World Bank (WB), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the German Development Bank (KfW) are among the stakeholders attending the meeting. 

Mr. Mohammed M. Sherif, the General Manager of TRANSCO CLSG, is leading a high-profile delegation to the meeting in the Liberian capital.

Accompanying him are the Director of the Project Implementation Unit, Mr. Entienne Bailly and the Director of Finance and Administration, Jigba Yilla along with senior level managers of the company.

Following key discussions in Monrovia, the visiting delegation and implementing companies will travel to several project sites including the transmission site in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County and the Mount Coffee power plant.

The team will inspect the level of working being done at these landmark power installations.

CLSG Interconnector Project is a landmark cross-border project involving the construction of a transmission line of over 1,300km, with the aim to interconnect the CLSG countries’ energy systems into the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) regional energy network.