The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the EIB organized the EU-Africa High Level Forum on Green Investment, on 23 April. Prior to this event, a series of Green Talks were organized as well as the EU-Africa Business Forum. See the most relevant events here.
The Energy Regulation Authority (ARENE) announced, this Monday, the pre-qualification of 5 of the 12 bidders for the project to build the Dondo Solar Power Plant, in Sofala, a process that is expected to be finalised by July.
Through the RERD2 project, Enabel, as a FUNAE partner, proposed, among other solutions, the use of innovative geospatial technologies (GIS) to solve the problem of data availability. After analyzing best practices in other countries, a new adapted method was developed internally.
The Angolan government has established through the National Strategy for New Renewable Energy an overall goal of 800 MW of installed capacity by 2025. By that date it is expected that at least 7.5% of electricity generated in the country will come from new renewable energy.
The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA), in partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI), is building an online, open-source, and interactive geospatial data platform, the first of its kind focused on clean cooking. Called the Clean Cooking Explorer (CCE), this integrated energy planning platform aims to provide stakeholders across public and private sectors with the data and tools needed to inform their strategies for a robust clean cooking transition, especially those related to electric cooking.
Global renewable energy capacity additions in 2020 beat earlier estimates and all previous records despite the economic slowdown that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the new report by the IRENA the world added more than 260 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity last year, exceeding expansion in 2019 by close to 50 per cent.
ALER is pleased to sign an agreement with UNIDO. The new contract, Strategic program to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in the electricity sector of Sao Tome and Principe, has the main objective to create a strategic partnership to promote renewable energies in Sao Tome and Principe and south-south cooperation with other lusophone countries.
ALER is pleased to announce its two new partners: CTA - Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique and AMER - Mozambican Association of Renewable Energies.
ALER welcomes our 3 new Members: Total Eren, S317 Consulting and Domínio Capital.
EDP launched a podcast that discusses the present and seeks solutions for a more sustainable future. Presented by Catarina Barreiros, it counted with the presence of two ALER Members. Luís Matos Martins, president of TESE and Guilherme Collares Pereira who assumes responsibilities in the area of social innovation at EDP.