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“Compact for the African Lusophone Countries” is signed
30 of November 2018
“Compact for the African Lusophone Countries” is signed

During the Africa Investiment Forum it was signed the "Development Finance Compact for the African Lusophone Countries" that aims to accelerate inclusive, sustainable and diversified growth of the private sector in the PALOP countries.

International Conference on Renewable Energies in Cape Verde
30 of November 2018
International Conference on Renewable Energies in Cape Verde

The Conference on Renewable Energies, was organized by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Energy of Cape Verde in order to promote knowledge-sharing about the mechanisms and efforts to address the climate finance gap, and to present the conclusions from the implementation of projects in the community of the Small Island States.

ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2018
30 of November 2018
ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2018

On the theme “Achieving Sustainable Energy Targets in the ECOWAS Region”, ESEF 2018 was designed to foster concrete progress in the implementation of the ECOWAS region’s ambitious sustainable energy targets. 

Official presentation of the Mozambique National Electrification Strategy until 2030
30 of November 2018
Official presentation of the Mozambique National Electrification Strategy until 2030

On November 12, the National Electrification Strategy (ENE) was launched under the National Energy for All Program until 2030 by the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Jacinto Nyusi.

African Power Platform is the newest ALER’s partner!
30 of November 2018
African Power Platform is the newest ALER’s partner!

It aims to gather all the stakeholders interested in the power sector in Africa and promote the relations within the private sector and between public and private. 

Now or Never - Join the Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy International Conference!
30 of November 2018
Now or Never - Join the Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy International Conference!

We are heading towards the „Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy International Conference” from 6 to 7 December 2018 in Bissau. Key policy makers, entrepreneurs and financiers will draw-up concrete avenues how to mobilise 700 million USD for making universal access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy services a reality for Guinea Bissau by 2030.

Rural Electrification through Solar Mini-grid in Contuboel
15 of November 2018
Rural Electrification through Solar Mini-grid in Contuboel

In Guinea-Bissau only 2.6% of the population has access to constant electricity and a mere 5.7% has access to electricity at irregular intervals. Reliable access to electricity is a basic precondition for improving people’s lives, helps enhance healthcare and education, and enables local economy growth.

'EDP pursues the goal to make energy available for all'
31 of October 2018
'EDP pursues the goal to make energy available for all'

Energy and in particular electricity continues to play a crucial role in linking economic development and reducing inequality. Therefore, EDP pursues the clear goal of putting energy at the service of more sustainable ways of life and has been investing heavily in renewable energies, efficiency and innovation.

Guinea Bissau Government reinforces energy supply
31 of October 2018
Guinea Bissau Government reinforces energy supply

Government of Guinea-Bissau signed a contract to supply electricity to the city of Bissau with a Turkish company that provides energy from a floting power plant.

GET FiT Moz is gaining real traction!
31 of October 2018
GET FiT Moz is gaining real traction!

GETFiT Mozambique organised a stakeholder workshop with about 100 participants, including the Vice-Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME), thus demonstrating the strong commitment of the Government.