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?
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).
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.
Recently, the Angolan Renewable Energy Association (ASAER) was created, a non-profit association with the mission of promoting renewable energy in Angola.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ana Monteiro, UNIDO’s Sustainable Energy Program Coordinator in Cabo Verde answered some questions on the topic, read the full interview.
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.