The Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy Investment Workshop will take place on the 4thof May 2018 in Lisbon between 2 and 6 pm.
Organized by ALER – the Lusophone Renewable Energy Association, in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Industry in Guinea Bissau, UNIDO – United Nations Industrial Organization and ECREEE – ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, the event will be supported by GEF – the Global Environment Facility.
The workshop is organized in conjunction with the 2018 Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum and under the project “Promoting investments in small to medium scale renewable energy technologies in the electricity sector of Guinea Bissau”, to promote south-south energy cooperation between Guinea Bissau and other Portuguese speaking lusophone countries and the execution of the SDG-7 (SE4ALL) campaign for Guinea Bissau.
The objective of this side-event is to update national, regional and international companies, project developers, financiers and investors attending the SEforALL Forum on the sustainable energy market opportunities in Guinea Bissau. Participants will be informed about the strong vision of the Government of Guinea Bissau to attain universal access to modern, reliable and affordable energy services by 2030. The status of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the country, national strategies and plans and, most importantly, specific investment opportunities in energy projects.
The side event will also be used to advertise the upcoming “Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy Conference and Technology Expo” that will take place in Bissau in the end of the year to bring together public and private key partners, and to invite all interested parties to visit the country in that occasion to know in detail all the stakeholders and investment opportunities.
Given all the expected participants, this event will also be an important opportunity for networking and to meet in person national policy makers from Guinea-Bissau that will travel to Lisbon for this purpose.
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