ALER joined EDP in the organization of a webinar to present the Access to Energy Fund that took place on December 17th and counted with 144 participants. Find out more about the Fund and apply until 10 January
UNIDO invests in training in renewable energies through the training of technicians in São Tomé and Príncipe and also launches the Online Capacity Building Program on Sustainable Energy for Islands, available in portuguese.
Supported by GET.invest, ALER’s partner, the event “From ideas to action: Using end-user subsidies to achieve universal energy access” will take place on 20th of January 2021, organised by GOGLA in collaboration with ESMAP and Lighting Global.
IRENA and the AfDB signed an agreement to work together to contribute to the energy transition of the African continent through joint initiatives that support investments in low carbon energy projects. In addition, in a renewed call of action, members of the IRENA Coalition for Action urge governments to correct the course and redefine their recovery priorities.
The long term Europe-Africa Partnership on Renewable Energy (LEAP-RE) programme, with whom ALER had already collaborate, co-funded by the European Commission (EC) under Horizon 2020 launched the pre announcement to the first Call for AU-EU collaborative research and innovative projects on renewable energy.
RELOP (Association of Energy Regulators of Portuguese Speaking Countries) published the 2020 Regulation Benchmarking Study: Governance Models and Institutional Relations.
ESMAP published RISE 2020: Sustaining the Momentum, the third edition of the RISE report - Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy. This year’s edition measures policy progress in 138 countries on renewable energy, energy efficiency, electricity access, and access to clean cooking.
ALER's Executive Director was part of the discussion on the Perspectives of the Private Sector in Renewable Energy in Mozambique, as moderador of the AMER fourth episode of its series of Webinars on December 15, 2020.
Aiming at increasing the availability of energy, the country has been improving the regulatory framework, as a foundation for creating a more attractive investment environment including for private capital, such as the Auction Program for PROLER Renewable Energies, currently underway, which aims at competitiveness and greater efficiency in making investments with gains for the economy.
The international project under MCA Solar Angola, of the MCA Group, ALER’s Member, foresees the construction of 7 solar PV power plants and the installation of 1 million solar panels, with a total of 370 megawatts (MWp) in the next two years in Angola.