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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.