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 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.

Next phase of GET.FiT Moçambique programme
4 of March 2020
Next phase of GET.FiT Moçambique programme

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.

Off-Grid Solar Energy Sector Ready to Step Up Efforts Towards Sustainable Energy
4 of March 2020
Off-Grid Solar Energy Sector Ready to Step Up Efforts Towards Sustainable Energy

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.

Government-provided Energy Safety Nets essential to delivering universal electricity and clean cooking access
4 of March 2020
Government-provided Energy Safety Nets essential to delivering universal electricity and clean cooking access

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.  

GWNET launched Women for Sustainable Energy study
4 of March 2020
GWNET launched Women for Sustainable Energy study

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?’ 

DBSA invests in Ignite Moçambique
4 of March 2020
DBSA invests in Ignite Moçambique

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.

I European Forum of Engineers without Borders
4 of March 2020
I European Forum of Engineers without Borders

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.

SEforALL Forum 2020 Registration is now open
4 of March 2020
SEforALL Forum 2020 Registration is now open

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.

Cape Verde Government launches tender for two new solar power plants
31 of January 2020
Cape Verde Government launches tender for two new solar power plants

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).

‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives
31 of January 2020
‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

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.