News

'Guinea Bissau is a country of great opportunities!'
1 of October 2018
'Guinea Bissau is a country of great opportunities!'

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.

Renewable Energies in Angola to grow with BAfD investment of 1 million dollars
1 of October 2018
Renewable Energies in Angola to grow with BAfD investment of 1 million dollars

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.

Private Investment Opportunities in Mozambique
1 of October 2018
Private Investment Opportunities in Mozambique

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 invests in improving services
1 of October 2018
Electra invests in improving services

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.

ALER meets with AfDB under the Compact for Lusophone Countries
1 of October 2018
ALER meets with AfDB under the Compact for Lusophone Countries

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 closes € 2.5 million investment
1 of October 2018
RVE.SOL closes € 2.5 million investment

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.

ECREEE is celebrating 8 years of operation
31 of July 2018
ECREEE is celebrating 8 years of operation

ECOWAS has taken a pioneering role in the promotion of sustainable energy services through a regional approach - resulting in the creation of the ECREEE.  

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
31 of July 2018
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

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".

BCI creates an Environmental Credit Line
31 of July 2018
BCI creates an Environmental Credit Line

On July 11,  the Deputy Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celmira da Silva, officialised the launch of the BCI Environmental Credit Line.

International Renewable Energy Conference in Cabo Verde
31 of July 2018
International Renewable Energy Conference in Cabo Verde

The International Renewable Energy Conference will be held on 22nd and 23rd November 2018 in Cabo Verde, Santiago Island.