The Mozambique GET FiT programme will promote investments in photovoltaic systems including battery storage (Solar PV + Storage) of up to a total of 32 MW, on the first out of three planned reverse auction rounds.
The Wind SADC was launched, the Regional Wind Association for the Southern African region with the mission of helping countries and companies benefit from this renewable, economically attractive energy source that has grown rapidly in South Africa.
The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa is a planned extension of the Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia, which was launched in 2016 and which has helped four companies bring access to clean, affordable off-grid energy to nearly 750,000 people to date.
A few but well-known brands in the African off-grid industry’s went bankrupt which has raised questions on the long-term viability of current off-grid business models. ARE stepped up to demystify that idea and presented an article with a number of key recommendations on how to move forward and turbocharge the off-grid sector.
During the trade mission to Cape Verde, INEGI and CERMI signed a protocol that establishes three areas of collaboration: specialized training for technical staff, resource mobilization for research projects, and joint consultancy projects in the ECOWAS countries.
EDP - Energias de Portugal, ALER’s Members, launched this month the second edition of the A2E Fund (Access to Energy), a fund that will guarantee 500,000 Euros of support to projects for access to renewable energy in the following countries: Mozambique, Malawi, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania.
ALER Open Day is an exclusive sharing forum to disclose inside information, contacts and foster discussion among participants about the current status of renewable energies in the PALOP.
The European Union has supported Mozambique since its independence in 1975, seeking to boost inclusive and sustainable growth in the country. One area of cooperation that is gaining in importance is promoting the use of energy from renewable sources to give people greater access to energy services and limit greenhouse gas emissions.
The Executive Director of ALER was in Luanda from October 22 to 25 to participate in the conference of RELOP, establish new partnerships and prepare the activities that the Association will develop in the country, which will be announced soon.
Like ALER had already announced with the dissemination of the public consultation for the model PPA for renewable energy projects in Angola, the revision and creation of sector regulations in underway, as well as the adoption of related legislation.