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Project ID:00066695Description:PBF/SLE/I-1 Emergency Support
Peacebuilding Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
Energy_and_Power -W1
End Date*: 31 Dec 2010
Country: Sierra Leone Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNDP - UNDP(MDTF/PUNO only).

Project Description:

The project aims to contribute to national peace and security by supporting Government‘s effort in providing increased and regular electricity supply to the cities of Freetown, Bo and Kenema. This will be achieved through the provision of resources for the supply of fuel, lubricants and rehabilitation of thermal plants at the National Power Authority (NPA) and the Bo-Kenema Power Station (BKPS). 

The project shall also build capacities in stores management and fuel supplies and provide some logistic support geared towards improved service delivery and loss prevention. The Project will significantly target the NPA thermal plants in King tom meant for emergency power supply and the fuel needs for Bo and Kenema Power Station during the low periods of the Dodo Dam (January - April 2009).


Development Goal: 

The main goal of the project is to contribute to increased wellbeing, Peace and Security.


Immediate Objective:

  • Contribute to increased employment/income opportunities for urban families in Freetown, Bo and Kenema by revitalisation of energy based SMEs through increased and sustained power supply.
  • Contribute to increased public revenue base for Government with increased capacity to support poverty related programs.
  • Contribute to a reduced feeling of neglect and disillusionment due to lack of adequate power

 Outputs and Key Activities:

  • Increase and Sustain power generation for Freetown from 25MW to 31 MW,
  • Improve power generation in Bo and Kenema from the current 0.5MW to 5MW during the dries (June-July 2008) and (Jan-April 2009).
  • Provide a total of 5500 metric tons of fuel, some 723, 504 imperial gallons of diesel and 347 drums of lubricants.
  • Capacity building training in stores management and fuel supply.
  • Awareness raising in loss prevention.
  • Procurement of 4 vehicles, 6 bikes and office equipments to NPA and BKPS.


Fuel and Lubricants, Vehicles, Motorbikes, Computers and other office Equipment


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