This webinar, jointly held by the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, ALER and the Clean Energy Solutions Center, aims to showcase the status of and efforts to scale renewable energy in Mozambique. This webinar is part of the broader work the UN Foundation is undertaking around energy access within the UN and the World Bank’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative.
The presenters featured in this webinar will give a national overview of the current regulatory framework of the energy sector in Mozambique, its range of renewable energy resources, existing and planned renewable energy projects, market conditions, and current efforts around education and training in the sector. The webinar will also feature the latest developments in rural electrification in Mozambique, and will showcase an innovative mini-grid project.
The presentations will be followed by an interactive Q & A session where participants will have a chance to discuss the details of renewable energy prospects in Mozambique and how to improve rural electrification and off-grid solutions with the presenters.
Please note the webinar will be held only in English.
Registrations open here
Date and time: 15 December 2015
9:00 (Washington DC)
Expected run time: 1 hour 30 minutes
9:00-9:05 Overview of the Clean Energy Solutions Center and introduction of presenters, Sean Esterly, CESC
9:05-9:10 Overview of the Practitioner Network and the webinar topic, Richenda Van Leeuwen, UN Foundation
9:10-9:20 Ms. Isabel Cancela de Abreu, Executive Director of ALER – Lusophone Renewable Energy Association
9:20-9:35 Mr. Boris Atanassov, Director, Greenlight (ALER´s consultant)
9:35-9:45 Ms. Miquelina Menezes, former CEO of FUNAE – Mozambique Energy Fund
9:45-09:55 Mr. Guilherme Collares Pereira, Director of Access to Energy project at EDP - Energias de Portugal
09:55-10:25 Questions & Answers, moderated by Sean Esterly
10:25-10:30 Closing remarks