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What would happen if the world reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to the coronavirus?
31 of March 2020
What would happen if the world reacted to climate change like it’s reacting to the coronavirus?

The scale of the response raises to the coronavirus another question: What would it look like if the world responded to the climate crisis with a similar sense of urgency? 

Cape Verde government supports 3.6 MW installation to demonstrate feasibility of using renewable energy in water production
31 of March 2020
Cape Verde government supports 3.6 MW installation to demonstrate feasibility of using renewable energy in water production

The Project “Access to sustainable energy for the management of water resources: energy-water nexus” was presented on March 4th, in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

General Assembly March 2020
31 of March 2020
General Assembly March 2020

The ALER General Assembly took place on March 31st, with the participation of our Members exclusively online, due to the developments of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Survey to assess the needs of the renewable energy sector in Angola to support the creation of ASAER
31 of March 2020
Survey to assess the needs of the renewable energy sector in Angola to support the creation of ASAER

Recently, the Angolan Renewable Energy Association (ASAER) was created, a non-profit association with the mission of promoting renewable energy in Angola.

Operationalization of the Monte Trigo Ice House
31 of March 2020
Operationalization of the Monte Trigo Ice House

The Project “Strengthening Access to Sustainable Energy to boost income generating activities” is a community development initiative that aims to improve access to energy resources as a vehicle for taking advantage of development opportunities, namely income generating activities and fostering entrepreneurship in Monte Trigo, Cape Verde. 

How can the renewables off-grid contribute to achieve SDG 7 and 13
31 of March 2020
How can the renewables off-grid contribute to achieve SDG 7 and 13

ARE, ALER’s partners, in cooperation with GIZ, has launched its new paper, as part of its position paper series: Off-Grid Renewable Energies to achieve SDG-7 and SDG-13: Cheaper, Cleaner and Smarter.

Equality as Accelerator of Universal Access to Energy
31 of March 2020
Equality as Accelerator of Universal Access to Energy

Energy is an essential component of life, it is necessary in all our activities and it is at the heart of sustainable development (it meets the needs of current generations in a way that does not compromise the ability to meet the needs of future generations and it consciously manages resources in a way that prevents them from being depleted), since it affects significantly.

Women in the energy area at CPLP - Maria Conceição Mendes (STP)
31 of March 2020
Women in the energy area at CPLP - Maria Conceição Mendes (STP)

Maria da Conceição Mendes Raposo, Chairman of the Board of Directors at (AGER) of São Tomé and Principe answered some questions on the topic, read the full interview.

Women in the energy area at CPLP – Ana Monteiro (CV)
31 of March 2020
Women in the energy area at CPLP – Ana Monteiro (CV)

Ana Monteiro, UNIDO’s Sustainable Energy Program Coordinator in Cabo Verde answered some questions on the topic, read the full interview. 

 Postponement of the Conference
6 of March 2020
Postponement of the Conference

As organisers of the Renewables in Mozambique 2020 conference, we have been closely following the global developments of covid-19. Therefore, together with our partners, we made the decision to postpone the Renewables in Mozambique 2020 conference to a later date in the year.