Buchanan School Lights Up

Often once an off-grid photovoltaic solar system is installed, it fails because there is no plan to keep it running. LEN was retained by Save the Children to evaluate this failed system which had been inoperable for several years at one of their schools in the Liberian port city of Buchanan. Arriving at the site …

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Kolahun Hospital Turns the Lights On

Kolahun Hospital is located in the northwest corner of Liberia on the border of Sierra Leone and Guinea. It serve 100,000 people in the rural areas of those three countries. Until March 24, 2019 it had no access to reliable light and power, resulting in unnecessary deaths and suffering for patients who could not be …

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Clean Technica Article Highlights LEN

Phebe Hospital

LEN is the subject of a feature article in the solar industry publication Clean Technica: Lighting Liberia: A Look At The Liberian Energy Network – August 2nd, 2019 by Winter Wilson

LEN Opens New Monrovia Location

To better serve customers and accomodate  expanding operations, LEN has moved to a new location in the Monrovia Suburb of Paynesville. The new Somalia Drive facility doubles the size of LEN’s warehouse capacity, provides for expanded retail sales and office space , with room to accomodate future growth. The new location is near the Red …

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LEN Business Plan Highlighted at 5th Sanklap African Summit

After successfully completing an intense nine month program for social entrepreneurs with the GE Helathymagination program and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, LEN presented its business plan to investors at the 5th Sanklap African Summit in Nairobi, Kenya on March 1, 2018. The Summit is one of the largest gatherings of …

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LEN and Mercy Corps Team Up to Expand the Off-grid Market

LEN entered into a memorandum of understanding with Mercy Corps, one of the largest aid agencies in the world, to provide off-grid solar lighting and power in Liberia using pay-as-you-go and mobile money technologies. With support from Mercy Corps Liberia, LEN is implementing a pilot of these new technologies, which will expand access for Liberians …

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LEN is Largest Off-grid Distributor in Liberia

In December, the Liberian Rural Renewable Energy Agency acknowledged LEN as the largest distributor of off-grid solar for 2017 in Liberia. As the market pioneer, LEN in its seven years of continuous operations has provided 70,000 Liberians access to power and light.

LEN distributes over 4,000 Off-grid Connections to Firestone Rubber Tappers


With a grant from USAID Power Africa and the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), LEN in partnership with the Firestone Agricultural & Workers Union (FAWUL), the largest labor organization in Liberia, successfully established 4245 new off-grid connections providing rubber tappers and their families living in scattered “camps” across the one million acre Firestone rubber …

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More Lights for Rural School Children

Building on the successful partnership with One Million Lights and Servant Leadership Program, Inc. more than 400 school children in rural Gbopolu County, Liberia were provided with solar lights to help them with their studies and give their families’ access to off-grid power in one of the most remote regions of Liberia. This program has …

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Phebe Hospital update – one year later

Phebe Hospital

Since June, 2015, the 1 KW Gridless Core solar powered system LEN installed at Phebe Hospital in Bong County, Liberia has been providing continuous uninterrupted power to the hospital’s two operating theaters, powering the lighting system and critical life support equipment. Because of prohibitive costs, the hospital can only run its diesel powered electrical generator …

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