International Conference - São Tomé and Principe Sustainable Energy

International Conference - São Tomé and Principe Sustainable Energy
July 20-21
São Tomé and Príncipe | Online

On July 20th and 21st took place the first International Conference on Sustainable Energy in São Tomé and Príncipe, this conference was  organised by ALER - Lusophone Renewable Energy Association, in partnership with the General Directorate for Natural Resources and Energy (DGRNE) of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Natural Resources (MIRN) of São Tomé and Príncipe, and with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (ONUDI). 


This Conference was supported by the GEF Project “Strategic Program for the Promotion of Investments in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Electricity Sector of São Tomé and Príncipe”, implemented by UNIDO, DGRNE and ALER, and by the GCF project “Institutional capacity building for a program of investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency for São Tomé and Príncipe"  implemented by UNIDO and DGRNE with the aim of promoting renewable energies in São Tomé and Príncipe and South-South cooperation with other Portuguese-speaking countries


During the two-day conference, the current situation of renewable energy and energy efficiency in São Tomé and Príncipe was presented, as well as the objectives, strategies and solutions to make the country’s energy transition a reality by 2030 and 2050, established through the adoption of the National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) and the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEEAP).


The event also included an institutional and business mission to São Tomé and Príncipe between July 16th and 23rd,  with the aim of fostering contact between different institutions and stakeholders, promoting bilateral meetings and matchmaking sessions, and demonstrate on-site the pipeline of projects in São Tomé and Príncipe.

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Ministério das Infraestruturas e Recursos Naturais DGRNE GEF Green Climate Fund UNIDO
APERAS DGEG Banco Mundial European Investment Bank AFDB UNDP