7th November, FREETOWN: Speaking to AYV Radio FM 101.6 on Wednesday November 7th 2012, a day after the third anniversary of the commissioning of Bumbuna Phase I Hydropower dam, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Hon. Oluniyi Robbin-Coker, reiterated Sierra Leone Government’s commitment to the generation, transmission and distribution of up to 500MW of electricity nationwide in the medium term [up to four times the current capacity].
The Hon. Robbin Coker outlined government’s plans to achieve this goal through combined sources; thermal; hydro and the development of other renewable energy technologies.
The Minister also reiterated that the Government of Sierra Leone continues to effectively collaborate with Joule Africa for the delivery of Bumbuna Phase II hydrodam.