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GET FiT Programme in Mozambique achieves another important milestone!
31 of October 2019
GET FiT Programme in Mozambique achieves another important milestone!

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.

International Partners Launch Regional Wind Association for SADC
31 of October 2019
International Partners Launch Regional Wind Association for SADC

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.

Beyond the Grid Fund Workshop in Maputo
31 of October 2019
Beyond the Grid Fund Workshop in Maputo

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.

Is the off-grid sector at risk?
31 of October 2019
Is the off-grid sector at risk?

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.

INEGI signs protocol with CERMI in Cape Verde Mission
31 of October 2019
INEGI signs protocol with CERMI in Cape Verde Mission

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 launches 2nd fase of A2E Fund
31 of October 2019
EDP launches 2nd fase of A2E Fund

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.

Save the date: November 15 - ALER Open Day: Angola and Mozambique legislation, tenders and bankable PPAs
31 of October 2019
Save the date: November 15 - ALER Open Day: Angola and Mozambique legislation, tenders and bankable PPAs

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.

Renewable energy investment for a prosperous Mozambique
31 of October 2019
Renewable energy investment for a prosperous Mozambique

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. 

ALER in Angola: RELOP Conference, new partnership and preparation of activities
31 of October 2019
ALER in Angola: RELOP Conference, new partnership and preparation of activities

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.

Public Consultation: Energy sector regulations in Angola
31 of October 2019
Public Consultation: Energy sector regulations in Angola

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.