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".
The International Solar Alliance (ISA) will propose the creation of a bank exclusively to finance energy access, said it ISA director Upendra Tripathy.
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.
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.
EFACEC is a Portuguese company with a strong exporter profile and international presence in more than 65 countries.
ALER is collaborating with the European Joint Programme (EJP) for European-African cooperation in R & I in renewable energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.