Guinea Bissau has seen some progress in building its energy infrastructure. However, vast areas of Guinea Bissau remain literally in the dark. The acceleration of the mini-grid implementation could play an important role in meeting the continent's growing energy needs.
The SEFA, managed by AfDB, has approved US$1 million grant to Independent Power Producers (IPP) in Angola to encourage private investment in renewable energy.
Recently, many initiatives have been launched aiming to facilitate the access to investment for renewable energies in Mozambique. Here we present you an overview of the most significant initiatives.
Electra intends to reduce losses, increase reliability and reduce the time of unavailability of power in the network with the help of the new laboratories of benchmarking and testing of electrical network equipment in São Vicente and Praia.
The purpose of the meeting was to list potential instruments to be used and partnerships to be implemented under this initiative, in particular the survey of investment opportunities and constraints that exists in the PALOP.
RVE.SOL, a member of ALER, has closed a 2.5 million euro investment that will enable to bring electricity and drinking water to 15,000 people, creating more than 20 direct jobs in Kenya.
ECOWAS has taken a pioneering role in the promotion of sustainable energy services through a regional approach - resulting in the creation of the ECREEE.
The sixth session of HLPF 2018, took place at UN Headquarters in New York under the UN Economic and Social Council, between July 16 to 18, and the main theme was "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies".
On July 11, the Deputy Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celmira da Silva, officialised the launch of the BCI Environmental Credit Line.
The International Renewable Energy Conference will be held on 22nd and 23rd November 2018 in Cabo Verde, Santiago Island.