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The Project

In 2018, ESB International entered a management services contract (MSC) with the Board of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC). 

Following two civil wars and the Ebola crisis, Liberia’s state utility started to rebuild its entire generating and network capacity. LEC was heavily reliant on donor funding and was experiencing excessively high commercial losses. The state brought in ESB International to manage their transition into a functioning utility.

Our Approach

  • The Challenge

    Increase capabilities of local staff and customer base. Improve the safe use, quality and reliability of electricity supply and customer service.

  • The Solution

    Executive and fiduciary control of the LEC with 13 staff based locally full time. Controlling all areas of the utility from C-level, Major Projects, Planning, T&D and Commercial Operations, the management of HR, and Revenue Protection.

  • What We Delivered

    Oversaw all donor funded projects, including the operation of Mt Coffee HPP and the new Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (CLSG) interconnector. Training and development of local staff of all levels.

The Results

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  • Increased revenue growth and collection efficiency 
  • Reduced commercial losses in a challenging environment
  • Improved customer services through training and establishment of new customer services centres 
  • 5-year LEC turn around business plan with Donor funded backing


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Contact Us

Dublin Office

ESB International,
One Dublin Airport Central,
Dublin Airport Cloghran,
Co Dublin,
Phone +353 1 703 8000 +353 1 703 8000

Bahrain Office

ESB International Office 1002,
Building 655 Road 3614,
Block 436,
Seef Area,
Phone +973 1770 8118 +973 1770 8118

Oman Office

ESB International Office 206,
2nd Floor, Holiday Inn Al,
Mazoon Street South Al,
Mawaleh, Muscat P.O. Box,
P.C 118 Sultanate of Oman
Phone +973 1770 8118 +973 1770 8118