The Energy Access Regulation in Off-Grid Areas has been published
21 of December 2021
The Energy Access Regulation in Off-Grid Areas has been published

Mozambique joins neighbouring countries, by putting in place a regulatory framework that will provide greater clarity to all actors in the off-grid energy sector. This will ensure the necessary conditions for the private sector to develop its activities and protect investments in a diverse set of technologies applicable to the off-grid context, such as solar home systems, mini-grids, and improved cooking solutions.


This regulation is the result of the work of the Government of Mozambique andl the institutions involved, namely the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME), the Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE), and the National Energy Fund (FUNAE). ALER takes the opportunity to congratulate these entities for the excellent work developed and the speed with which it was carried out!


The approval of this regulation represents a big step and sets high expectations for the sector. This sentiment is reflected in the positive reactions from the different key stakeholders in the sector.


The Decree will be accompanied by specific regulations that will provide Mozambique with a complete regulatory framework, which will act as an anchor for the growth and sustainable development of the off-grid energy sector.



Aware of the importance of publishing the regulation, ALER, in partnership with AMER and with the support of GET.invest Mozambique, will organize a webinar on February 24th to present and discuss the impacts of this long-awaited document. More info here


In January, the detailed program will be released and registration will be open, which will be free but mandatory. Stay tuned!

Working Group

In preparation for the event, ALER and AMER will draft a detailed legal analysis of the regulation and will once again organize a joint Working Group to debate this analysis and identify concerns of the private sector in the application of the regulation. To participate in this Working Group and have access to the detailed legal analysis of the regulation, become an ALER and/or AMER Member!


Both Associations had already organized a Working Group to prepare their joint contribution to the public consultation of the regulation.