Throughout this year ALER will invite those responsible for the case studies of successful mini-grids operating in Portuguese-speaking countries to present their projects, which will be later compiled in the Portuguese version of the Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit. Our first invitation was addressed to Águas de Ponta Preta (APP) in Cape Verde, to present the Monte Trigo project which celebrated its fifth anniversary this year.
ALER will attend the Vienna Energy Forum and will participate as a guest speaker on the Global Energy Facility - GEF side event entitled “Innovative Business Models to Attract Sustainable Energy Investment for LDCs and SIDS” on May 9 .
Energypedia UG, one of ALER’s partners, is now organizing its first webinar on mini-grids. The webinar is free and all interested people can register for it.
Global 100% RE campaign, from which ALER is a partner, will organize an event to officially launch The Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform.
In every area of sustainable energy, a number of countries are outperforming the world, despite slower than required progress overall to achieve global energy access, renewable energy and energy efficiency goals, a new GTF's report finds.
Over the next five years, the AfDB aims to help rehabilitate utilities and help national providers become profitable. Power companies across the continent have struggled to keep up with technology that would provide adequate connections to growing cities.
The German-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILA) is organising the III German Energy Business Mission to Cape Verde from 8th – 12th of May 2017, including the III German-Cape-Verdean Energy Symposium and Bilateral Meetings.
The Sustainable Energy for All Forum closed with partners from civil society, government, business, faith and UN agencies all uniting to ‘get the job done’ and ensure global energy goals are back on track to achieve our 2030 targets.
Cape Verde is expected to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change soon, the Environment Minister said at a conference in which he reaffirmed the country's priority commitment for electricity generation from renewable sources.
ALER and CLUB-ER signed on April 12, 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to kick-off the beginning of a partnership between both associations.