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.
The next phase of GET.FiT Mozambique programme, funded by German Development Bank, expected to last approximately six months, consists of the tender for selection and hiring of the implementation consultant, which will provide technical assistance to MIREME, ARENE and EDM in the implementation of the GET FiT Mozambique programme. The beginning of activities of the GET FiT Mozambique programme is planned for the third quarter of 2020.
Leading off-grid solar energy companies, governments, development partners, and investors attended Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo (GOGSFE) and agreed to further grow the off-grid solar market. The renewed commitment will accelerate progress towards universal access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy by 2030.
A new body of research by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and its key partners argues that national governments are uniquely positioned to target populations most in need of energy services and provide safety nets for those living in energy poverty.
On the even of the international women’s day, the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) has launched the study “Women for Sustainable Energy: Strategies to Foster Women’s Talent for Transformational Change.” This study was commissioned to answer the question ‘What can we do to increase women’s employment in the sustainable energy sector?’
Ignite Moçambique is a partnership between Ignite Power and Source Capital, ALER’s Member, that was established with the purpose of deploying solar home systems (“SHS”) in rural Mozambique.
TESE, ALER’s Members, was invited to participate on the First European Forum of Engineers Without Borders, a 2-day event that will take place on 8-9 May 2020 in Brussels, Belgium.
Sustainable Energy for ALL (SEforALL), one of ALER’s partners, and the Government of Rwanda are pleased to announce that registration for the 2020 SEforALL Forum in Kigali, Rwanda from 26-28 May is now open.
The Cape Verdean government expects private companies to move forward until May with the construction of two solar power plants, on the islands of Sal and São Vicente, with a total electricity production capacity of 10 MegaWatts (MW).
According to IRENA the share of renewables in global power should more than double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation, achieve sustainable development goals and create a clear pathway to climate safety.