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Mozambique invests on solar thermal training
30 of September 2020
Mozambique invests on solar thermal training

On September 10 2020, the Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Technical Professional organised the Workshop on the implementation of the Mozambican solar thermal roadmap.

Community Tablet Initiative uses solar kits to educate rural communities in Mozambique
30 of September 2020
Community Tablet Initiative uses solar kits to educate rural communities in Mozambique

UNIDO reinforced its commitment to the promotion and dissemination of integrated renewable energy systems, financing the Community T@blet initiative of KAMALEON.

ALER is now a member to IRENA Coalition for Action
30 of September 2020
ALER is now a member to IRENA Coalition for Action

The Coalition brings together over 100 leading renewable energy players including private sector companies, industry associations, civil society, research institutes and intergovernmental organisations, and ALER is now one of them!

Casa do Gelo Project in Cape Verde
30 of September 2020
Casa do Gelo Project in Cape Verde

The project “Strengthening Access to Sustainable Energy to Boost Income-Generating Activities in Monte Trigo” is a local and community development initiative aimed at empowering and strengthening the capacities of AGRIPESCA, Monte Trigo Community Development Association through joint implementation strategic activities.

AMER Webinars Series
30 of September 2020
AMER Webinars Series

Read more about the last AMER webinar under the theme “Applications of Renewable Energies in the Commercial and Industrial Sectors (C&I)”, and don't miss the next on 13th October about “Mini-Grids in Mozambique”.

PROLER Launch
30 of September 2020
PROLER Launch

On September 30, the long-awaited launch of the Renewable Energy Auctions Program in Mozambique (PROLER) took place. This program was developed by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME) with the support of the European Union in the framework of private investment promotion to increase power generation capacity in the country. It consists of structuring projects for public tenders in an auction system to award concessions for power production from renewable energy sources.

São Tomé and Príncipe is a country of opportunities.
30 of September 2020
São Tomé and Príncipe is a country of opportunities.

The Santomean State, and its Government, welcomes these efforts and opening up of our partners and reiterates its willingness to receive and embrace the different initiatives, and to facilitate the promotion and implementation of a favourable political environment for a national energy sector market whose production is intended to be sustained, at least 50%, by renewable energy sources in the year 2030.

Save the date: 17 November 3p.m. (UTC+1) Webinar “Sustainable Energy in STP”
30 of September 2020
Save the date: 17 November 3p.m. (UTC+1) Webinar “Sustainable Energy in STP”

On 17 November at 3 pm (UTC + 1 - Portugal time), ALER in partnership with the Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and the Environment (MOPIRNA) will organize the webinar “Sustainable Energy in São Tomé and Príncipe”.

DGRNE has a website!
30 of September 2020
DGRNE has a website!

One of the main challenges in the energy sector in São Tomé and Príncipe was the scarce and little disseminated information on the energy sector. To address this need, MOPIRNA/DGRNE with support from the GEF/UNIDO project, has developed a website which will include an integrated Energy Sector Database and Information System. 

New renewable energy projects in Angola
31 of July 2020
New renewable energy projects in Angola

Angola is carrying out several initiatives that make it possible to identify the country as a market with several investment opportunities in renewable energy. This is the case with two new private projects in renewable energy.