News

Promising future in Angola’s Renewables?
29 of March 2019
Promising future in Angola’s Renewables?

As one of the countries within the scope of ALER’s work, we are excited to follow  the most recent developments about renewable energies  in Angola.

The Green Climate Fund approves €100 million to finance renewable energy in West Africa
29 of March 2019
The Green Climate Fund approves €100 million to finance renewable energy in West Africa

With financial backing from the Green Climate Fun (GCF), the West-African Development Bank (BOAD) had approved a €100 million loan to finance renewable energy development in countries from UEMOA.

Portugal, Mozambique and AfDB sign Lusophone Compact
29 of March 2019
Portugal, Mozambique and AfDB sign Lusophone Compact

African Development Bank (AfDB) and the governments of Mozambique and Portugal have signed a Mozambique-specific Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact.

Portugal receives Renewable Energy Award
29 of March 2019
Portugal receives Renewable Energy Award

Portugal received the 2018 Renewable Energy Trophy, a prize awarded by the Union of Renewable Energies, a French association that brings together associations and companies in this sector worldwide. 

ALER confirmed at AEF 2019
29 of March 2019
ALER confirmed at AEF 2019

We are delighted to announce that ALER Executive Director Isabel Cancela de Abreu is confirmed as a speaker at the panel "Portugal’s Partnership with Lusophone Africa", of the AEF 2019.

7 years of 100% Renewable Energy in Monte Trigo, Cape Verde
29 of March 2019
7 years of 100% Renewable Energy in Monte Trigo, Cape Verde

Monte Trigo is the first village in Cape Verde with 100% renewable energy with the operation of the micro-grid and solar power plant, implemented by Águas de Ponta Preta (APP), ALER’s Member.

EDP Group’s committed to contribute to a more sustainable society
29 of March 2019
EDP Group’s committed to contribute to a more sustainable society

EDP Renováveis, part of the EDP Group and member of ALER, is demonstrating its commitment to support and finance sustainable, clean energy and energy access projects.

Renewing Mozambique
29 of March 2019
Renewing Mozambique

It is with aim of renewing the energy in Mozambique, that we are proud to announce that the Associação Moçambicana de Energias Renováveis – a non-for-profit organization with the mission to promote renewable energy in Mozambique, officially created in 2017, is now fully registered and operational. 

5th ARE Energy Access Investment Forum moves to Africa
29 of March 2019
5th ARE Energy Access Investment Forum moves to Africa

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), partner of ALER, in partnership with the African Development Bank and GET.invest programme, organized the 5th ARE Energy Access Investment Forum that brought together more than 260 participants to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on March 13and 14, 2019.

BAD approves $25 million investment in Renewable Energy Projects Fund in Africa
28 of February 2019
BAD approves $25 million investment in Renewable Energy Projects Fund in Africa

BAD has approved a capital investment of $ 25 million in the ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF). This private equity fund has a total value of $ 250 million to apply for Renewable Energy projects in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.