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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.

2nd Edition of ALER Open Day
31 of July 2018
2nd Edition of ALER Open Day

ALER organized a 2nd Edition of the ALER Open Day on July 4th at the Association's headquarters in Lisbon.

'We have a long road ahead, but we feel that rapid progress is possible'
31 of July 2018
'We have a long road ahead, but we feel that rapid progress is possible'

Two years ago, at a World Bank meeting in Kenya, mini-grid companies (or decentralized utilities as we call them) and donors jointly concluded that one of the major barriers to scaling finance for mini-grids is the lack of reliable benchmark information exists about costs, system and business performance, and finance needs in the mini-grid space. 

ALER as CPLP's Consultative Observer
31 of July 2018
ALER as CPLP's Consultative Observer

The XII CPLP Summit took place on 17-18 July in Cape Verde where was granted the category of Consultative Observer to ALER and other 7 entities.

International Conference on Solar Technologies and Hybrid Mini-Grids 2018
31 of July 2018
International Conference on Solar Technologies and Hybrid Mini-Grids 2018

Organized by Trama Tecno Ambiental (TTA), in partnership with EnDev, GIZ, REPIC, the Siemens Foundation, SNV and WISE, the second International Conference on Solar Technologies and Hybrid Mini-Grids to improve access to energy, will be held at Universitat de les Illes Balears, in Palma, Spain, from 17 to 19 October 2018.

Renewable energies in the future of São Tomé and Príncipe
28 of June 2018
Renewable energies in the future of São Tomé and Príncipe

Energy plays an important role in the development of any nation. In São Tomé and Príncipe in particular the energy limitations have represented several barriers to socio-economic development. For this reason, the solution for the energy deficit and security problems are one of the main priorities of the XVI Constitutional Government.

REN21 publishes its Renewables 2018 Global Status Report
28 of June 2018
REN21 publishes its Renewables 2018 Global Status Report

On June 4, REN21, of which ALER is a member, published its Renewables 2018 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy worldwide.