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AfDB strengthen support to Cape Verde
31 of January 2019
AfDB strengthen support to Cape Verde

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it will triple support to Cape Verde. The announcement was made at the International Donors Conference and Investment Forum, on the theme "Creating new partnerships for sustainable development in Cape Verde".

ISA plans bank to fund energy access
31 of January 2019
ISA plans bank to fund energy access

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) will propose the creation of a bank exclusively to finance energy access, said it  ISA director Upendra Tripathy.

The bankability of mini-grid business models is improving but regulation remains the biggest challenge
31 of January 2019
The bankability of mini-grid business models is improving but regulation remains the biggest challenge

The Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund (EEP Africa) recently published a report “Opportunities and Challenges in the Mini-grid Sector in Africa”, explaining that infrastructure financing and regulatory environments are the main ‘make-or-break’ contributors to mini-grid bankability.

Online Consultation on AFD’s Energy Transition Strategy is now open
31 of January 2019
Online Consultation on AFD’s Energy Transition Strategy is now open

French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement – AFD) is developing its energy transition strategy and is currently holding an online consultation process so that everyone can contribute to its definition.

ALER welcomes EFACEC
31 of January 2019
ALER welcomes EFACEC

EFACEC is a Portuguese company with a strong exporter profile and international presence in more than 65 countries. 

ALER cooperate with EU project
31 of January 2019
ALER cooperate with EU project

ALER is collaborating with the European Joint Programme (EJP) for European-African cooperation in R & I in renewable energy.

Trade Mission to Angola
31 of January 2019
Trade Mission to Angola

ALER is collaborating with the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP) in the dissemination of the Trade Mission to Angola, which will take place from March 25-29, 2019.

A renewable-powered lighthouse for the ECOWAS region
31 of January 2019
A renewable-powered lighthouse for the ECOWAS region

Dear readers,

When ECOWAS made the decision to establish the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in Cabo Verde, the rationale was clear: a pipeline of bankable Renewable Energy projects, ongoing legislation, tremendous Renewable Energy potential – notably for wind and solar – and, more important than all, a strong political will. Cabo Verde was set to become a reference point for clean energy in West Africa, and after 9 years of ECREEE’s establishment in the country, the success of the strategy is undeniable.

ALER is Partner of AEF 2019
21 of December 2018
ALER is Partner of AEF 2019

Portugal will host the next Africa Energy Forum from 11 to 14 June 2019 in Lisbon and ALER is once again partner of this high-level event.

NEOEN signed 50M€ deal with the Government of Mozambique
21 of December 2018
NEOEN signed 50M€ deal with the Government of Mozambique

The Government of Mozambique signed an agreement with the french company NEOEN, a member of ALER, to build a solar power plant in the north of the country.