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Universal access to sustainable energy: from words to action
30 of May 2018
Universal access to sustainable energy: from words to action

Since the last decade, EDP has been engaged in promoting universal access to sustainable energy. We have now decided to reinforce this commitment with an investment of 12 million euros over the next three years and by applying more than one million euros in social responsibility activities. With this investment, we hope to impact 200 thousand people, mainly in developing countries.

ALER is hiring
22 of May 2018
ALER is hiring

ALER is looking for a Communications and Events Assistant to join the Association under a portuguese internship programme

East African Community plan to phase out import duties on solar panels
21 of May 2018
East African Community plan to phase out import duties on solar panels

East African Community (EAC) member states are planning to phase out all import duties on solar panels in order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

Angola’s Solar Energy expansion supported by the World Bank
21 of May 2018
Angola’s Solar Energy expansion supported by the World Bank

MINEA has invited representatives from the World Bank to present the ‘Scaling Solar’ program, a scheme to unlock private investment in on-grid PV solar projects in Africa in a two year period.

Energy Access portal on energypedia launched
21 of May 2018
Energy Access portal on energypedia launched

Energypedia, partner of ALER, launched the Energy Access portal on energypedia in collaboration with the World Access to Modern Energy (WAME) Project,. 

ALER was present at the SEforALL Forum and signed a partnership agreement
21 of May 2018
ALER was present at the SEforALL Forum and signed a partnership agreement

ALER was present at the SEforALL Forum that hapenned in Lisbon between the 2nd and 3rd of May, during which the signing ceremony of the partnership agreement between ALER and SEforALL took place.

Advisory Board Meeting
21 of May 2018
Advisory Board Meeting

ALER organized its Advisory Board meeting on May 3 on the SEforALL Forum site at Convento do Beato in Lisbon. There were 22 participants, both members of the Advisory Board and guests, representing the Governments of the Portuguese-speaking countries, companies members of ALER and international multilateral institutions, consultants, centers and networks relevant to the renewable energy sector.

High import taxes discussed in Maputo
21 of May 2018
High import taxes discussed in Maputo

The Forum for Energies and Sustainable Development of Mozambique (FEDESMO) trough LIVANINGO, KULIMA and ADEL-SOFALA, organized a reflection workshop about investments in small scale clean and renewable energy systems, that took place on May 10, in Maputo, Mozambique.

March 100% renewable in Portugal mainland
27 of April 2018
March 100% renewable in Portugal mainland

APREN, member of ALER, announced that during March 2018, renewable electricity production exceeded the consumption in mainland Portugal.

Guinea-Bissau towards sustainable energy
27 of April 2018
Guinea-Bissau towards sustainable energy

Guinea-Bissau is dedicated to make a prosperous country, to provide clean energy to its population and achieve sustainable development in support of the activities that can leverage the country.