FUNAE (Energy Fund of Mozambique), member of ALER, and Galp Energia signed a partnership agreement, on May 30 in Maputo, which aims to implement a social projectconsisting on the installation of PV solar systems in schools, health facilities and communities in the provinces of Cabo Delgado, in the north, Manica and Sofala (centre) and Maputo (south).
Estimated at around 40 million meticals (€600.000), the project is expected to take place over a period of 2 years.
The partnership agreement was signed by FUNAE’s Chairman of the Board, António Osvaldo Saíde, and the Chairman of the Executive Commission of Galp Energia, Carlos Gomes da Silva.
In his speech, António Saíde said that for the Government such initiatives with the private sector must be replicated and valued to allow more people to have access to energy.
Carlos da Silva pointed out that this partnership with FUNAE consolidates Galp's presence in a year in which the company celebrates the sixtieth anniversary through the social responsibility polices exercised by Galp Foundation.
The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy of Mozambique, Leticia Klemens, the Portuguese Ambassador to Mozambique, the Consul of Portugal in Mozambique, leaders of the mineral resources sector, and members of the FUNAE management board.