The Minister of Energy,  Amb Henry Olufumi Macauley has hosted the second Energy Partners Round Table meeting at the Ministry of Energy
The Minister of Energy, Amb. Henry Olufumi Macauley on the 22nd October 2015, signed a Compact with the UK Government through the Minister of State for DFID, the Right Honourable Grant Shappes, at the Facebook Headquarters in London.
 
Friday 29th January 2016 was a
memorable day for the Minister of
Energy, Amb. Henry O. Macauley who
received members of a new dynamic
organization known as the KRIO
COMMUNITY at his Brook Street
Office in Freetown.
The Minister of Energy on the 11th
of April 2016 signs a
Memorandum of Understanding
with his counterpart in Tunisia, Mr.
Mongi Marzoug........
After almost 30 years without electricity
service, Magburaka town and its environs had
a 1 MW thermal generator commissioned by
president Koroma alongside the Minister of
Energy - Amb. Henry Macauley on Sunday 19th
June 2016.
As the Minister of Energy, Henry
Macauley gives keynote address at
18th Edition of African Energy
Forum in the UK, Sierra Leone
recieves $25,000 grant
The government of Sierra Leone has signed a 78 million US dollar loan agreement with the Exim Bank of India for the construction of the Bumbuna to Freetown transmission line
The Ministry of Energy on
Saturday 20th February 2016
inspected three main sites of the
IDB Project under the Ministry to
monitor and discern ways of fast
tracking.........
Wednesday 9th March 2016 marked
another milestone to the development
of electricity in Sierra Leone as the
Minister of Energy, formally launched a
6 MW Solar Park project at Newton in
the Western Rural Area.
Energy Revolution on Renewable Energy 
officially launched by President Koroma
alongside his Minister of Energy,
Ambassador Ing. Henry O. Macauley in
Freetown.
The Ministry of Energy has initiated
and prepared a concept paper to
discourage the huge level of seepages
or illegalities in all the utilities in Sierra
Leone which has been welcomed and
backed
On Wednesday 17th August 2016 marked another important milestone in the Energy Sector as various Ministries participated in the signing of an Inter-ministerial Electricity Crime Framework
In recognition of the fact that access to modern energy is a prerequisite for achieving
development goals, the policy objective and ultimate goal of the Government of Sierra Leone is:

To ensure the provision of modern energy services for increased productivity,
wealth creation and improved quality of life for all Sierra Leoneans.

In order to address the problem of limited access to electricity in the country, the policy is
geared towards increasing supplies, through a comprehensive reform of the power sectorr,
increasing liberalization of the sub-sector, attacting private investment and involvement and
putting in place more effective mechanisms for monitoring and control.

The specific Objectives Include:
- To provide reliable and affordable power supplies to stimulate economic development of Sierra
Leone, through the consolidation, improvement and expansion of existing power supply
infrastructure.

- To increase access to modern energy supplies for poverty reduction in off-grid areas.

- To improve the efficiency of energy use.

- To increase and diversify sources of energy supply in order to ensure security of supply
Ministry of Energy
Republic of Sierra Leone
ENERGY OBJECTIVES UNDER THE NEW AGENDA FOR PROSPERITY
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Charlotte Hydro Dam
Project
The Charlotte dam is a grant
given and done by the
Chinese government. The
project is expected to be
completed by end of 2016.
Expected Power output:
2MW
Type of Turbine to be
installed: Francis
No. turbines to be installed:
4 X 0.5MW
Current project status:
95%

GOMA HYDRO PROJECT:
BO- KENEMA POWER
SERVICES
This facility is operational. It
was first commissioned in
1987 with grants from the
Chinese government.  In
2005, the facility was
flooded and lost all its
machines.  The government
of Sierra Leone purchased
new machines and
electrical panels and was
re-commissioned in 2007.
Power output:
6MW
Type of Turbines to be
installed :
Francis
No. turbines to be installed:
4X 1.5
Current status: 2 Turbines are down. One being repaired, the other awaiting spares

THE BO KENEMA POWER
SERVICES, BO
This is an operational
facility. The old power
house have a defunct 5MW
installed capacity.
CEMMATS have been
contracted to rehabilitee
these machines but that is
yet to be concluded.
The Ministry of Energy with
funds from the Government
of Sierra Leone recently
purchased three diesel
powered machines with a
total output of 4.8MW
(pictured above).
Power output:
9.8 MW of
which 5MW is defunct
Current status: CEMMATS is yet to complete rehabilitation of the defunct 5WW installed capacities. Installation of the 4.8MW on going, though operational. Synchronization of all three machines still to be completed.

THE BUMBUNA HYDRO
P
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C
T
.
This is an operational
facility located on the out
skirt of Bumbuna Town,
Tonkolili District.
The project was
commissioned in 2010. It
was built with assistance
from the Italian
government and built by
Salini. The project is
currently being managed by
Salini.
Power output:
50MW
Type of Turbines to be
installed :
Francis
No. turbines to be installed:
2X 25
Current status: operational

LUNGI TOWNSHIP
ELECTRIFICATION.
With funds from the
government of Sierra
Leone, this project is
currently operational but
yet to be commissioned as
construction work is yet to
be completed. Two HFO
powered generators are
installed in the facility.
Power output:
6MW
No. Engines installed:
2 X 3 MW
Current project status:
90%

THE KONO ELECTRIFICATION
PROJECT
This project is ongoing with
funds from the government
of Sierra Leone.  The project
aims at installing 3 x 2MW
MAN Diesel Engines.
Construction work is
ongoing and it is expected
to be completed by the end
of 2016.
An emergency power
arrangement is being put in
place so as to provide
electricity for the township
whilst work is carried on.
Power output:
2MW
No. Engines installed:
2 X 1 MW
Current project status: 70%. Installation work of the plants is completed. Modification work on the installation of fuel tank needed. Electrification of the township - work in progress.


MAKALIE HYDRO PROJECT
The Makalie Hydro Project
is  a grant from the Chinese
government. The project is
under construction and is
expected to be completed
by the end of 2015.
Expected Power output:
120KW
Type of Turbines to be
installed :
Francis
No. turbines to be installed:
2
Current project status:
50%
The old dam has been
decommissioned and a new
dam is being built.

BANKASOKA HYDRO DAM
Located at the outskirt of
the New Port Loko town by
the Bankasoka River, the
Port Loko Hydro Project
dubbed the Bankasoka
Hydro Project is a grant by
the Chinese government.
Construction work is
ongoing and the project is
expected to be completed
by end of 2016.
Expected Power output:
2MW
Type of Turbines to be
installed: Francis
No. turbines to be installed:
4 X 0.5MW
Current project status:
95%


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