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Briefing: Renewables in Mozambique 2023

The 3rd edition of the Briefing: Renewables in Mozambique 2023 was launched during the Business Conference - Renewables in Mozambique on November 24th. 

Briefing: Renewables in Mozambique 2022

The "Briefing: Renewables in Mozambique 2022" is a document that compiles and organises the most relevant and current information of the renewable energy market in Mozambique. The latest edition of the Brief was launched on December 7th, during the "Business Conference - Renewables in Mozambique 2022". 

Briefing: Renewables in Mozambique 2021

The Briefing: Renewables in Mozambique 2021 was released during the Europe-Mozambique Investment Forum. This document compiles and organizes the most relevant and up-to-date information on the renewable energy market in Mozambique.

Market Overview

These market overviews aim to provide a brief overview of the renewable energy sector in the PALOP countries and list the main existing or planned programs and projects. They work as a summary of ALER's reports and priviledged information that ALER has access.

2nd edition Renewables in Mozambique – National Status Report

During the conference "Renewables in the electrification of Mozambique" organized by ALER with the support from RECP, which took place 25-26 October 2017 in Maputo, Mozambique, ALER launched the 2nd edition of the “Renewables in Mozambique – National Status Report”.

News

23 of February 2024
ALER present at the 1st Bi-Annual Off-Grid Energy Forum in Maputo

On 26th and 27th February 2024, project manager Rita Marouço will attend the 1st Bi-Annual Off-Grid Energy Forum, representing ALER. The event, which takes place in Maputo, aims to promote sustainable energy solutions in Mozambique.

31 of January 2024
ALER is positioning itself on a new level

At the end of last year, ALER's Members unanimously approved the Activities Plan and Budget for 2024. This marks the beginning of a new stage for the Association and its growth alongside the sector's evolution.

30 of January 2024
RenMoz 2023 report available online

The Report of the 3rd edition of the Business Conference - Renewables in Mozambique (RenMoz 2023) is now available online. According to the document, the event established itself as the biggest conference in the renewable energy sector in Mozambique.

30 of January 2024
ALER celebrates 1st International Day of Clean Energy

The United Nations has declared 26th January 2024 the first International Day of Clean Energy and ALER marked the date with the release of the latest data on the incorporation of clean energy in Portuguese-speaking countries.

29 of January 2024
Legislation on the energy sector available on LERenováveis

The latest legislation applicable to the energy sector is now available online at LERenováveis.

15 of January 2024
Global renewable electricity increased by 50% between 2022 and 2023

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global renewable electricity capacity increased by 50% between 2022 and 2023, and the next five years will see the fastest growth ever. However, the lack of funding for emerging and developing economies is a problem.

8 of January 2024
AMER and GOGLA publication on solar energy and off-grid energy in Mozambique available on LERenováveis

The article "Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Disasters in Mozambique: The Role of Solar Energy and Access to Off-Grid Energy", published in December 2023 by AMER and GOGLA, is now available on the LERenováveis platform.

19 of December 2023
Highlights of Lusophone cooperation at COP28

The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) took place between 30 November and 12 December, providing important debates and negotiations. Several co-operation agreements were signed during the COP, reflecting the global commitment to tackling climate challenges.

18 of December 2023
Latest developments in the Renewable Energy sector in Mozambique: Launch of key documents

In the last two months of the year, the Government of Mozambique moved forward with the publication of two important documents that contribute, on a large scale, to the renewable energy sector in the country.

30 of October 2023
C&I: Photovoltaic solar panel project at Matola Mall in Mozambique

Novare, an investment solutions company, announced in August a new project to install photovoltaic panels for the Novare Matola Mall commercial area in Mozambique, which will serve as a complement to the supply of energy through the electricity grid.

30 of October 2023
HCB and IFC sign cooperation agreement for the development of a Solar Power Plant in Mozambique

Hidroléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) signed on October 16th a Cooperation Agreement for the development of a solar photovoltaic generation power plant of up to 400MW.

29 of September 2023
ALER members EDP - Energias de Portugal and CJR Renewables integrate the Global Gateway Advisory Board

On September 18, the European Commission announced the creation of the Global Gateway Business Advisory Council, with the participation of two ALER members, EDP - Energias de Portugal and Cândido José Rodrigues II Renewables.

29 of September 2023
Mozambique's first solar power plant with energy storage system officially inaugurated

The first solar power plant with an energy storage system in Mozambique was officially inaugurated on 14 September. Located in the province of Cuamba, Niassa district, the Tetereane Power Plant combines a photovoltaic solar energy capacity of 19 MWp with energy storage in 7 MWh batteries.

28 of September 2023
ALER's Executive Director participates in the Mozambique Gas & Energy Summit on the same day that Marcelina Mataveia is honoured with the 'Energy Woman of the Year' award

ALER's Executive Director, Isabel Cancela de Abreu, was a guest speaker on the second day of the "Mozambique Gas & Energy Summit", appearing on the same panel as Marcelina Mataveia, National Director of Energy at the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME), who was honoured at the ceremony as "Energy Woman of the Year".

26 of September 2023
'The EU is stepping up its offer to its partners with major investments in infrastructure development around the world.'

"On the 22nd and 23rd November 2023, the first edition of the Mozambique – EU Global Gateway Investment Forum, under the theme “Creating business opportunities”, will explore ways to attract quality investments within the framework of the Global Gateway."

26 of September 2023
Preselected Companies to Develop 30 MWac Solar Power Plants in Mozambique

On September 18th, the Energy Regulation Authority (ARENE) released the list of companies shortlisted for the tender to select two energy producers for the development of two solar photovoltaic projects with a capacity of 30 MWac each.

25 of September 2023
Sustainable Energy and Building Bridges between Lusophone African Countries: Mozambique as a Country of Distinction

ALER's President, Mayra Pereira, writes in a column for the Mozambican newspaper "Diário Económico" about the importance of energy access in Lusophone African countries, emphasising the need for cooperation and the exchange of knowledge in the energy sector, so that each country can find its own sustainable solutions and achieve the desired energy transition.

25 of August 2023
Mozambique: HCB and EDM signed financing agreement for Mphanda Nkuwa Hydropower Project

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), an ALER member company, and Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB), the company that operates the Mphanda Nkuwa Hydropower Project, have signed an agreement to provide financing of more than 3 million dollars (2.8 million euros).

18 of July 2023
Cooperation agreement between AfDB and the Government of Mozambique contemplates strategy to increase access to the renewable energy market

The new National Strategy for 2023-2028 signed between the AfDB and the Government of Mozambique sets out strategies to increase the electrification network in the country's homes and businesses.

18 of July 2023
EU launches survey on investment in Mozambique

The European Union Delegation has launched a survey among the European private sector in Mozambique, to map the presence of European companies and their contributions to the Mozambican economy.

28 of June 2023
The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa re-launches the Call for Proposals in Mozambique to accelerate clean off-grid energy access

The Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa reopened, on June 22nd, the call for proposals to encourage clean energy-based mini-grid solutions in Mozambique. Funding can be used for the deployment and operation of energy services through mini-grids.

30 of May 2023
Relevant developments on the new hydropower plants in Angola and Mozambique

May was marked by the latest developments at the Lauca Hydroelectric Power Station in Angola and the Mphanda Nkuwa Hydroelectric Power Station in Mozambique. The hydroelectric plant in Angola was inaugurated by MINEA, and the hydroelectric plant in Mozambique was handed over to a consortium led by EDF.

29 of May 2023
Women in Energy Conference Series: towards an inclusive energy sector

The Graça Machel Fund, in partnership with Sasol-Mozambique and FDC, launched the Women in Energy Conference Series whose first edition is already scheduled for March 2024. This initiative aims to promote the development of a more inclusive energy sector.

4 of May 2023
ARENE launches new platform for the registration of Digital Certificates for Energy Service Operators

ARENE has developed a platform for processing and register Digital Certificates for Energy Service Operators. The platform is already available online.

20 of April 2023
EDP is looking for energy access projects to finance in five African countries

Under A2E Fund, EDP - Energias de Portugal, an ALER member, provides one million euros to finance projects that contribute to combat poverty and energy exclusion in Africa. Organisations can apply until May 22nd.

30 of March 2023
ALER attended the EAIF 2023

During the month of March ALER was present at EAIF 2023 which took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Rita Marouço, ALER's Project Manager, was an invited speaker at the panel "Private-public dialogue on renewable electrification & investment Opportunities in Southern Africa" which took place on March 23rd.

30 of March 2023
Lusophone Compact seeks to accelerate private renewable energy projects in PALOP countries

"Lusophone Compact (LC) operates as a framework, a gateway that is always open, for private companies to submit their projects. (...) The Compact creates a privileged space for the development of renewable energy by the private sector in the PALOP."

24 of March 2023
Agro-livestock Cooperatives & Rural Enterprises becomes the 5th recipient of the TSE4ALLM programme

Through this financial facility, the Cooperative will install an irrigation system powered by two SF2 solar pumps to irrigate an area of four hectares of vegetables near the Nhandzihe River, located in the North of Zavala District in Mozambique.

23 of March 2023
ALER participates in Workshop on Decentralised Generation

This workshop was promoted by GET. Transform with the aim to increase the knowledge of stakeholders in the Mozambican energy sector regarding distributed generation and highlight its potential in the energy sector.

9 of March 2023
EDM presents a study on the implementation of power plant projects using renewable energy in the national electricity grid

The objective of the study is to establish a document that will guide decision-making in the implementation of power plant projects using renewable energy in the national electricity grid.

9 of March 2023
Registration is open for the 4th edition of the International Conference on Solar Technologies and Hybrid Mini-Grids to improve energy access

The 4th edition of the Conference will take place from 26 to 28 April at the University of Fine Arts in Palma de Mallorca, Spain and has the representation of several participants from Mozambique and Portugal.

9 of March 2023
Financing agreements in Mozambique enable new developments for renewable energy

In February, Belgium presented a new cooperation programme for Mozambique worth 25 MEUR. Norway and Sweden signed agreements with the World Bank to support phase II of the "Energy for All" programme worth 30 MEUR.

31 of January 2023
'Reform of the legal and regulatory framework: Increasing the use of renewable energy and private sector participation'

"Mozambique shows its commitment with the mitigation actions against climate change, leaving a clear command so that the conduction of all and any reform and implementation of projects at the energy sector level, take into consideration the need to enhance the use of renewable energies."

31 of January 2023
World Bank report reveals new data on energy indicators by country

The 2022 World Bank Report charts the evolution of energy indicators by country and concludes that sub-Saharan Africa scored highly on electricity access policy.

16 of December 2022
“The launch of the ElectriFI Country Window for Mozambique, will provide EUR MEUR 15 for renewable energy”

"The purpose of the dedicated funding for Mozambique is to allow the private sector to contribute to rural development through electrification. The Country Window should allow us to finance up to 10 projects dedicated to accelerating access to clean energy, in a sustainable and inclusive way."

13 of December 2022
EU commits EUR 15m for renewable energy entrepreneurs and companies in Mozambique

The launch of the ElectriFI Country Window for Mozambique, an impact investment facility, funded by the European Union, took place at the Business Conference Renewables in Mozambique.

13 of December 2022
Government of Mozambique and FUNAE inaugurate new PV power plants evaluated at 160 Million Meticais

The Government of Mozambique, through FUNAE, an ALER member, inaugurated two photovoltaic power plants built in Tete province. The two powerplants were estimated at more than 160 million meticais.

30 of November 2022
'We have gone from a sector with great potential, but little addressed, to a main sector in order to achieve the universal access goals by 2030'

"At the end of 2021, the Government of Mozambique estimated that by 2030 around 40% of all new energy connections would be through off-grid technologies, such as domestic solar systems and mini-grids, and this year by 2022, around 25% of these additional connections were reached by business initiatives supported by the BRILHO program."

30 of November 2022
Belgium will finance renewable energy projects in Mozambique

Belgium will provide 25 million euros to Mozambique for the development of renewable energy projects, over a period of five years. Additionally, they announced an additional contribution of one million euros for new drinking water installations in Mozambique.

30 of November 2022
EDP funds nine projects that promote energy access in four African countries

Financing of one million euros, under the fourth edition of Access to Energy Fund, reinforces EDP's social impact strategy in emerging economies and its focus on ensuring a fair energy transition. The projects now selected will benefit close to one million people in four African countries.

8 of November 2022
Government of Mozambique launches tender for two solar power plants

The Government of Mozambique, represented by ARENE and within the scope of the PROLER Program, launched a tender for the selection of an Independent Power Producer for 30 MWac Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants.

2 of November 2022
'Recognizing the need to promote solutions that improve energy cost, quality and reliability (...) AIMO embarked on a process of searching for alternatives'

"But there are still many challenges, particularly those linked to the competitiveness of the local industry, which is negatively impacted, among others, by the cost of raw materials, capital and energy."

 

2 of November 2022
See the Sponsorship options for the Mozambique events

During the months of November and December, ALER will organize three events in Mozambique, take advantage of the sponsorship opportunities that we have available to give greater visibility to your company, business or project.

27 of October 2022
AfDB promotes the development of renewable energies in Mozambique

The African Development Bank (AfDB), through the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), approved the granting of USD 2.5 million financing to the Mozambican government for the development of renewable energy.

10 of October 2022
'We want to continue to grow together in 2023 and until the end of this term.'

"We reinforced the activities for which we are already known, positioning ourselves as an active and relevant player in the debate on the energy sector in the Portuguese-speaking countries, a networking facilitator to national/regional/international level and a source of privileged and up-to-date information, developing renewable energies growth in these countries."

28 of September 2022
ALER's Executive Director in an interview with Público

Isabel Cancela de Abreu, ALER’s Executive Director, gave an interview to Público newspaper in which she explained that African countries “are energy islands, they do not have the interconnections that exist in Europe and, deep down, they are used to fending for themselves”.

28 of September 2022
Signed a €400 million guarantee agreement to support the Lusophone Compact

The AfDB and the Portuguese Government signed a guarantee agreement to be granted to the African Development Bank under the Lusophone Compact, in which Portugal will provide guarantees of up to 400 million euros exclusively for projects financed by the AfDB and approved under this agreement.

26 of September 2022
Small projects supported in Mozambique

From the financing and investment projects of GET.invest, BRILHO and UNIDO, opportunities arise for the development and integration of clean energy access systems in small rural areas of Mozambique.

22 of September 2022
ALER is hiring a Financial and Administrative Manager

ALER is looking for a Financial and Administrative Manager to take up their duties as soon as possible, preferably in the first half of October.

28 of July 2022
ALER is an Association Partner for the 15th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

The "Microgrid Global Innovation Forum" takes place from September 13th to 15th in London. Use the ALER discount code and enjoy a 20% discount on registration.

28 of July 2022
New IRENA report shows that renewable power remains cost-competitive amid fossil fuel crisis

New IRENA report, published on July 13th, shows that almost two-thirds of renewable power added in 2021 had lower costs than the cheapest coal-fired options in G20 countries.

28 of July 2022
TSE4ALLM program develops a line of credit for integrated renewable energy systems in Mozambique

Banco BCI, through the project “Towards Sustainable For All in Mozambique”, developed a credit line with the aim of promoting the dissemination of integrated renewable energy systems for productive uses in rural areas in Mozambique.

28 of July 2022
AMER and GET.invest Mozambique develop training dedicated to tariff calculation tool for mini-grid projects

The training session aimed to present the tariff calculation tool for mini-grid projects, a resource developed by ARENE with the support of GET. transform.

15 of July 2022
In June ALER was present at the AEF and EAIF

In June, ALER was present at the Africa Energy Forum 2022 that took place in Brussels, Belgium, as well as at the Energy Access Investment Forum 2022 event that took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

14 of July 2022
REN21 published new 2022 Global State of Renewables Report

REN21's 2022 Global Status of Renewable Energy Report states that the global transition to clean energy is not happening. “There was record growth in renewable energy, but the world missed the historic chance to recover clean energy,” the report says.

13 of July 2022
Important Developments for the Mozambique Renewable Energy Sector

Mozambique's new Electricity Law was published in the Boletim da República on July 11th and is now available for consultation.

2 of June 2022
ALER Open Day & General Assembly - New Directorate of ALER

ALER organized the 4th Edition of ALER Open Day, which followed the ALER General Assembly, in which the Members elected the new members of the governing structure for the 3rd term of the Association.

2 of June 2022
ALER Exchange Programme

ALER promoted an Angola-Mozambique institutional exchange action in the field of renewable energies in Maputo from 24 to 28 May.

2 of June 2022
World Bank insists on investment in renewable energy in Africa

Renewable energies are "a fundamental foundation for security and overall improvements in growth and living standards", says David Malpass, President of the World Bank

2 of June 2022
SEforAll Forum in Rwanda highlights

During the Forum held from 16 to 19 May in Kigali, Rwanda, initiatives amounting to more than US$347 million were presented to support energy access and transition.

30 of May 2022
'Never before have the conditions for private investment in renewable energy in Mozambique been as favorable as they are today'

"The government is pursuing ambitious energy policy goals such as electricity access for the entire population by 2030, and a freshly passed new electricity law provides an improved legal framework for Independent Power Producers (IPP) and renewable power generation."

16 of May 2022
Call for applications for the Online Training Program on Sustainable Energy Solutions for Islands

Until May 23rd, registration is open for the Online Workshop Training for Trainers: Training Program on Sustainable Energy Solutions for Islands.

3 of May 2022
Save the date: May 24th – ALER Open Day

On May 24th, ALER will hold the ALER Open Day, an opportunity to exchange contacts, share and disseminate privileged information with our partners and other members.

3 of May 2022
INE starts collecting data on the impact of access to sustainable energy in Mozambique

This type of initiatives is extremely relevant for carrying out a real diagnosis of the impact of renewable energies, in order to define policies and monitor their development. 

2 of May 2022
EDP launches the 4th edition of the Energy Access Fund with an annual budget of 1 million euros

EDP  started the 4th edition of the A2E CSR Fund in which it will support projects in Angola, Mozambique and, also, in Nigeria, Malawi and Rwanda.

2 of May 2022
Renewable energies contributed on a large scale to energy production in 2021

Renewable energy continued to expand steadily and well above the long-term trend, with share in total capacity expansion reaching new record of 81% last year.

2 of May 2022
TOTAL EREN wins tender to build solar power plant in Dondo

ALER's Member, TOTAL EREN SA, won the tender for the development of the Dondo power plant project, in Sofala Province, launched under the Renewable Energy Auction Program (PROLER).

1 of April 2022
Mozambican president inaugurates the country's largest solar power plant

The largest solar power plant in Mozambique was inaugurated on April 1st, in Metoro in the province of Cabo Delgado. This project is the result of a partnership between ALER's two members, EDM and Neoen.

30 of March 2022
National Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique approves Electricity Law

This Wednesday, March 30th, the Electricity Law in Mozambique was approved by the National Assembly, a document that aims to adapt the legal framework to the challenges of universal access to energy.

30 of March 2022
ALER’s Executive Director participated in the program “Bem Vindos” of RTP Africa

Isabel Cancela de Abreu, ALER'S Executive Director, participated in the morning program “Bem vindos” of RTP Africa, in which she reinforced the urgency of the development of renewable energies.

25 of February 2022
The new regulation of access to off-grid areas: An economic opportunity and a contribution to the universal access to energy in Mozambique goal

"The Regulation establishes a set of principles and standards that point very clearly to the solutions that the Government has decided to adopt (...)"

25 of February 2022
BRILHO MDF: Call for applications 2022

BRILHO announced, in February, the launch of the 2nd Call for applications to the "Market Development Fund" program.

3 of February 2022
ALER and AMER analyse new Mozambique's off-grid regulation and resume Working Group

The analysis will be discussed with the Members of both Associations at a meeting on February 10th at 9am PT, 11am Moçambique

3 of February 2022
EDM develops feasibility studies for a Floating Solar Power Plant in Mozambique

ALER's associated Mozambique Electricity, has launched a tender for feasibility studies for the floating solar power plant in the Chicamba Hydropower plant, in Mozambique

31 of January 2022
Solar power plant and energy storage system in Cuamba reach financial close

Source Energia and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), have reached financial close on the 19MWp (15MWac) Cuamba Solar PV plant with a 2MW (7MWh) energy storage system

31 of January 2022
Renewable Energy: EDM's new approach to accelerate Universal Energy Access in Mozambique

EDM is committed to reach the Universal Energy Access for all Mozambicans by the year 2030

21 of December 2021
AMER held on 13 December the Second General Assembly 2021

This assembly was unanimously approved, the 2019 and 2020 accounts report, the plan of activities for the year 2022, the strategic plan 2021-2023, the communication strategy and also the electoral regulation for the future elections of the members of the AMER Board in 2022.

21 of December 2021
SAVE THE DATE - February 24th – Webinar: the new regulation for energy access in off-grid areas in Mozambique

ALER, in partnership with AMER and with the support of GET.invest Mozambique, will organize a webinar on  February 24th for the presentation and discussion of the impacts of this long-awaited document in particular in the mini-grid and solar home systems market segments.

21 of December 2021
BRILHO Energy Africa Mozambique results

SNV, within the BRILHO Energy Africa Mozambique programme's scope, held the "Accelerating Access to Off-Grid Renewable Energy" event on November 26th which celebrated the programme's progress

21 of December 2021
Message from the President of ALER, Miquelina Menezes

Happy holidays and a great 2022 is what we hope for ALER and for all of you!

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

This regulation is the result of the Government’s efforts to recognise the importance of the sector to catalyse rural socio-economic development, leveraging private sector investment and improving the living conditions of millions of people

2 of December 2021
“30 by 2030”: AMER launches a Statement and Position Paper for COP26

 AMER - Mozambican Renewable Energy Association has launched a Statement for COP26 in which they present their vision of the goals regarding energy from renewable resources in Mozambique

2 of December 2021
Find out more about the Mozambique Off-grid Renewable Energy Hub

Green People's Energy for Africa, Energising Development (EnDev) and Energypedia have launched the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub.

2 of December 2021
Celebrating two years of fruitful collaboration for the promotion of Renewables in Mozambique

ALER celebrates two years of collaboration with GET.invest to promote renewable energies in Mozambique

29 of October 2021
Save the Date: 30 November - Renewables for Self-consumption in Mozambique

ALER will get back to physical events! See you in a month in Maputo to discuss C&I market potential in Mozambique and engage with all national stakeholders. Stay tuned for more info! 

29 of October 2021
ALER's Executive Director participates in the RELOP 2021's Debate Cycle

ALER's Executive Director, Isabel Cancela de Abreu participated as speaker in the 2nd session of the RELOP 2021's II Cycle of Debates, under the topic “Impact of climate change on the hydrocarbons sector”.

27 of October 2021
BRILHO Programme launches Call for mini-grids project

SNV launched, through the BRILHO programme, the extension of the first Call for a specific project for mini-grids

30 of September 2021
Editorial AMER - September 2021

See the September Editorial of AMER, written by the Executive Director of ALER, Isabel Cancela de Abreu

29 of September 2021
FUNAE with renewable energy projects in Matchedje and Majaua - Mozambique

FUNAE, the Mozambican Energy Fund, has in its hands the project of the Majaua hydroelectric small hydro power plant and the mini-networks in Matchedje.

29 of September 2021
'For Absa Bank Mozambique, the Renewables sector is undoubtedly a priority'

Absa Bank Mozambique considers Renewable Energy to be a priority and has therefore qualified as a dedicated team, focused on creating a portfolio specialising in this sector and infrastructure, with the aim also of supporting the country in this transition and universal access to energy by 2030.

19 of July 2021
Impact of Covid-19 on the Renewable Energy Sector

AMER - ALER’s Member and Partner - recently implemented a study on the Impact of Covid-19 on the Renewable Energy sector.

19 of July 2021
EDP funds seven solar energy projects in five African countries

Several sustainable and clean energy projects, including two in Mozambique and one in Angola, will receive a total funding of half a million euros through the A2E Fund.

29 of June 2021
ALER and AMER Working Group comment on the Mozambique Electricity Law revision proposal

ALER, in partnership with AMER are participating on the review of the Electricity Law in Mozambique. Find out more about the Working Group that met to compile comments and submit to the ESWG.

29 of June 2021
Beginning of the construction of Cuamba Solar PV

In a significant step toward a clean energy future, Globeleq and its project partners, Source Energia and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), both ALER’s Members, have celebrated the start of construction of the 19MWp (15MWac) Cuamba Solar PV plant and a 2 MW (7MWh) energy storage system with a ground-breaking event.

29 of June 2021
Updated Mozambique Route-to-Market Geospatial Tool for Off-Grid Energy Service Providers

The USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP), a Power Africa initiative, is releasing an updated “Route-to-Market (RTM) Database and Supporting Documentation” as part of its efforts to support the off-grid sector in Mozambique to scale up and increase electricity access in the country.

29 of June 2021
Mozambican banks collaborate with European programme to increase renewable energy investments

The European programme GET.invest and the GIZ Cluster “Financial Systems Development” have joined hands with financiers in Mozambique to increase investments in decentralised renewable energy projects.

29 of June 2021
AMER organized a workshop about BCI SUPER Credit Line

AMER and UNIDO held a workshop which had as main objective to deepen the knowledge about the recent launch of the Credit Line BCI SUPER, to support the agriculture sector with renewable energy solutions.

31 of May 2021
AMER - ALER: A lasting partnership

AMER and ALER have been working together and have achieved numerous accomplishments over the years. This partnership has indeed been beneficial for both associations and our Members. 

31 of May 2021
ALER and AMER formalize their partnership in May

ALER and AMER - Mozambican Renewable Energy Association, formalized in May the signing of a Partnership Protocol.

28 of May 2021
Briefing and Animations: Renewables in Mozambique 2021 Evaluation Survey

ALER and AMER, in cooperation with GET.invest Mozambique - funded by the European Union and Germany, and part of the European programme GET.invest, presented the Briefing and animations: Renewables in Mozambique 2021. Now we want to know your opinion!

Members

Greenlight Africa

GreenLight Africa is a regional company with a base in Mozambique which has been developing projects and consulting since 2010 in two specific areas, namely: Energy and Environment.

 

In the Energy Sector, GreenLight focuses on off-grid and on-grid Solar, Wind, Hydro and Biofuels projects. We have experience in Residential and Industrial Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Charcoal Production and Improved and Efficient Cook-Stoves. We provide technical support to a mix of stakeholders including private sector, government, development organizations and funding institutions. The scope of projects includes the development of feasibility studies; business models; monitoring and evaluations, fund management, market research; baseline studies; management of pilot projects; policy analysis and capacity building initiatives directed at state agencies and ministries.

 

In the Environmental Sector, GreenLight offers services in the field of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Environmental Audits, Resettlement and Communication Plans, Monitoring of Environmental Parameters, ESGs, Adaptation and mitigation of Climate Change, Climate Financing, Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Feasibility Studies of Projects and Investments.

 

Services are specifically tailored by the multidisciplinary team to meet the specific needs of clients as well as the local conditions to where the projects are implemented.

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Mewton – Mota-Engil Energia

Mewton creates value by developing and implementing tailor-made and sustainable energy solutions. We analyze your specific needs and develop, build, and operate customized solutions ranging from 1 to 100MW and above.

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Huawei Technologies Moçambique, LDA.

Huawei Digital Power is a leading global provider of digital power products and solutions. We are committed to integrating digital and power electronics technologies, developing clean power, and enabling energy digitalization to drive energy revolution for a better, greener future. In the clean power generation sector, we help create new power systems that primarily rely on renewable energy, Huawei's inverter shipment has been the top for many years. The new energy storage system brings stable and efficient user experience to customers. ICT enablement enables visualized site O&M and reduces O&M costs. we provide All-Scenario Smart PV+Storage Solution according to your requirements, from residential rooftop to Utility-scale Plant, Huawei Digital Power continues innovating through open collaboration with global partners to promote carbon neutrality.

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MozCarbon
Mozambique Carbon Initiatives Lda. (MozCarbon), operates in the clean technology sectors to reduce emission of greenhouse gases and to promote sustainable development in all components: environment, social and economic aspects. Its main areas of operations include Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+), and the dissemination of clean cooking technologies (Improved charcoal and wood stoves).  MozCarbon’s core objective is to develop and implement REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) projects, A/R (Afforestation / Reforestation) projects, IFM (Improved Forest Management) projects as well as ICS (Improved Cook Stove) projects throughout Mozambique.
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Miranda & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL

MIRANDA & ASSOCIADOS (“Miranda”) is a full-service Portuguese law firm, head-quartered in Lisbon, Portugal. The Firm has a staff of almost 160 people, of which more than 110 are fee-earners. Over the years, the Firm has gained recognition as one of the most preeminent and internationally oriented Portuguese law firms.

Their aim is to combine the highest international standards with local expertise so they can provide a seamless assistance to the top corporations in their most important and challenging assignments, both in Portugal and overseas.

Through over almost 35 years of experience, our lawyers have developed extensive and widely recognized expertise in a large number of industries and fields of law.

MIRANDA is the founding member of the MIRANDA ALLIANCE (“Miranda Alliance”), a network of law firms and lawyers predominantly, but not exclusively, based in Portuguese-speaking countries. The Miranda Alliance currently covers 15 jurisdictions: Angola, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Senegal, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste; and with a liaison office in the USA (Houston).

As a full service legal services provider, they are ranked in various categories and practice areas. Highlights include the International Law Firm of the Year at the Africa Legal Awards in 2019, and the recognition as the winner of Lusophone Africa Law Firm of the Year in the Chambers Africa Awards in the only four editions of this category - 2018, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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Grupo MF&A - Matos, Fonseca e Associados Moçambique

MF&A Moçambique is part of the MF&A Group, which consists of MF&A Portugal, MF&A Moçambique, Ecofield, and MF&A - São Tomé and Príncipe branch. It specializes in environmental consulting and provides a comprehensive range of integrated global services. The MF&A Group has recorded over 700 completed projects across its companies.

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Gaia Consulting

Gaia is a boutique consulting firm with a focus on the fields of energy, environment and sustainability dedicated to helping businesses, cooperation partners, governments and civil society in Sub-Saharan Africa in changing their narrative towards unlocking the spirit of Ubuntu. Ubuntu revolves around the concept of togetherness and how our actions have an impact on others and society.

Gaia wants to support the transition to a sustainable low carbon future and drive transformation towards a more sustainable and equitable future for all. Gender empowerment and social inclusion is a cross-cutting theme in our path to change the world.

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Millennium bim

Millennium bim is a universal Bank, committed to create value for all market segments, seeking a presence based on excellence, quality and innovation in the distribution of financial products and services. It seeks to be a benchmark in customer service and has as one of its main objectives to achieve a higher level of efficiency, reflected in the commitment to continue to improve its efficiency ratio through a careful management of capital and costs.

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MDR Advogados

MDR Advogados is composed by a team of lawyers registered in the Mozambique Bar Association, recognised for our work in strategic sectors such as banking and financial services, energy and natural resources and domestic and foreign private investment.

 Our clients may always rely on a balanced combination of knowledge of the Mozambican legal landscape with experience and participation in complex international transactions.
At MDR Advogados, we provide a global service, responding to the needs of domestic and international clients, both in terms of day-to-day support and in strategic project assistance. Our lawyers have highly relevant experience in foreign investment, banking and finance, regulation, business and corporate and project finance support.

Now that Mozambique is experiencing rapid and permanent growth, MDR Advogados stands out in the Mozambican market as a touchstone for legal services provision, dedication to client demands and articulation with international networks.

 

 

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Total EREN

Multi-disciplinary, Total Eren is involved and active throughout the development process of a renewable energy project. The choice to follow all phases of development and realization of a project is fully in line with Total Eren's strategic desire to invest in profitable production plants, with a controlled risk profile, and to maintain control of these assets in the long term. Total Eren is thus an independent producer of electricity (IPP) from renewable energy sources.

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AMER

AMER - Mozambican Renewable Energy Association is a private, non-profit entity, with legal and administrative personality, financial and patrimonial autonomy, constituted for an indefinite period.

Founded in 2017, AMER’s mission is to promote renewable energy in Mozambique and aims to play a crucial role in coordinating representation and defending the common interests of all members and serving as an essential instrument for the participation and awareness of the enhancement of renewable energy natural resources for the sustainable development of Mozambique.

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LinkLaters

Linklaters advises some of the largest companies and financial institutions in the world, as well as States and public entities, in their most demanding transactions and activities. With 30 offices in the world's largest business and financial centres located in 20 different countries, Linklaters has sought to honour its customers’ trust by combining not only technical expertise and understanding of their interests and activities, as well as ensuring a level of services compatible with the requirements of the transactions in which they intervene and the entities to which it renders services. Having started its activity in March 2002, Linklaters, in Lisbon, was the first of the Magic Circle law firms to establish a presence in Portugal, in order to serve its clients in this country, in its activities in the Iberian Peninsula and around the world.

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Grupo Quadrante

Quadrante Group, with more than 20 years of experience, provides engineering and architecture consulting services in the areas of Buildings, Transports, Industry and Energy, Water Utilities, Environment and Climate Change, and multidisciplinary projects located anywhere in the world, where flexibility, adaptability to specific conditions and speed of delivery are essential conditions for success. With a team of 170 employees and offices in three continents, our mission is focused on the continuous pursue for sustainable, economically optimized and technically advanced solutions – DESIGNING . DELIVERING . ADDING VALUE

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Source Energia
LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia

LNEG is a State Laboratory acting in the fields of Energy and Geology that conducts research, demonstration and knowledge transfer including technical and technological assistance and laboratory support aimed at companies.

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Rosseti

Rosseti Engenharia, a Luso-Brazilian company with more than 10 years of experience and in strong expansion, provides integrated services under EPC and BoP in the field of Renewable Energies, namely Solar, Wind and Water.

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Trama TecnoAmbiental (TTA)

Trama TecnoAmbiental (TTA), based in Barcelona, Spain, is an international consulting and engineering company that specializes in distributed generation through renewable energy sources, energy management and efficiency, rural electrification, self-generation, integration of renewables in buildings, sustainable architecture, as well as, specialized training, education and technological development related to its activities.


A pioneering company in this sector with more than 30 years of experience, TTA offers its clients a solid background in carrying out projects from their evaluation and design phases, through to implementation and subsequent monitoring and maintenance.


TTA’s execution of numerous studies and projects, in Spain as well as in more than 40 countries in Latin America, Africa, Oceania and Europe and more recently in Asia, has consolidated the company as a point of reference in rural electrification through Microgrids using Solar Generation. TTA also offers services from its regional unit in Kenya and its office in Vanuatu.


TTA’s projects demonstrate the skills, flexibility and strong technical background of its highly motivated, multidisciplinary team, as well as the company’s firm commitment to providing high quality services and solutions that are technically, socially and environmentally optimal, integrating and harmonizing the needs of its clients with those of all related parties.

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FUNAE – Fundo de Energia

FUNAE is a public Mozambican institution endowed with legal personality, administrative and financial autonomy that develops its activity on a national scale. Its activities include providing financial support, promoting equipment installation, providing consulting and technical assistance services and disseminating studies and research related to the production and distribution of new and renewable energy.

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VdA – Vieira de Almeida & Associados

VdA is a portuguese independent law firm. Our international footprint is one of the largest among the leading Lisbon-based law firms being present in ten jurisdictions, including francophone Africa, through VdAtlas - a fully integrated network of indepedent law firms

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MIREME - Ministério dos Recursos Minerais e Energia de Moçambique
EDP Renováveis
EDP is a multinational in the energy sector, active in the production, distribution and selling electricity, gas and energy services. Headquartered in Lisbon and operating in 13 countries, the company has about 10 million electricity customers, making it the world's third largest producer of wind energy. The benchmark performances in the economic, social and environmental areas position EDP at the forefront of sustainability. EDP ranks # 1 in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index utility ranking.
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HIDROERG – Projectos Energéticos, Limitada

Hidroerg is dedicated to the design, execution, operation and management of systems for electricity production from renewable natural resources. Established in 1989, it operates jointly with its subsidiaries nine power plants with an installed capacity of 33 MW and an annual output of 100 GWh. It aims to be a reference in the renewable energy sector, with a greater focus on water resources, within a framework of sustainable development and social and economic value generation in the areas where it operates.

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CJR Renewables

CJR Renewables offers an EPC/BoP integrated service for the construction of wind farms. Operating across all stages of the process of implantation of a project and offering turnkey solutions. Founded in 2002, CJR Wind is present in Europe and Latin America.

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Confederação Empresarial da CPLP

The main objective of the CE-CPLP is to facilitate and strengthen business relations between associations and business entities of countries affiliated to the Business Confederation of the CPLP, increasing business, imports and exports in economic areas where these countries are included.

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TESE – Associação para o Desenvolvimento

TESE is a Portuguese Development NGO that promotes sustainable access to social services and infrastructure, including renewable energies. Given our mission, we are focused in implementation of projects/consulting services linking the use of modern, reliable and affordable energy with the improvement of living conditions and income generation.

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Taciana Peão Lopes & Advogados Associados

Taciana Peão Lopes e Advogados Associados, Lda. - TPLA Law Firm - is a boutique law firm, registered at the Mozambican Bar Association.

TPLA Law Firm regularly advises developers, sponsors, investors, multinational lenders and the Government of Mozambique in key focus areas. The team members possess significant experience in transactions involving foreign investment in Mozambique and combine their understanding of the global energy business environment with a proven track record in energy transactions, disputes and regulatory/legislative matters across all segments of the mining, energy and oil & gas industries in Mozambique.

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Electricidade de Moçambique, E.P. (EDM)

EDM - Electricidade de Moçambique, E.P. is the Mozambican state company responsible for Generation, Transmission and Distribution of electricity.

 

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Miquelina Menezes

Miquelina Menezes was President of FUNAE, the Energy Fund of Mozambique responsible for off-grid rural electrification projects, between 1998 and end of 2015.

Before working at FUNAE, Miquelina was responsible by the VAT project with IMF at the Finance Ministry.

Most of her professional career was in the energy sector. She served as Deputy Director General of the National Hydrocarbon Company between 1986 and 1998 and before that she worked at the Mining Development Company, at the Mineral Resources Ministry, at the State Secretariat for Coal and Hydrocarbons and at the National Coal Company.

Since 1992 she has been a teacher of management at Eduardo Mondlane University – Faculty of Economy.

She is currently President of ALER – the Lusophone Renewable Energy Association.

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Events

13 of December 2023
Good Practices Seminar as part of the 'Interchange to analyse the potential of a Home Solar Systems Programme in Angola'

A Good Practices Seminar was held on December 13th in Luanda as part of the "Agreement for the Implementation of an Action" signed between the Angolan Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEA), the Lusophone Renewable Energy Association (ALER) and the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility.

24 of November 2023
3rd Business Conference - Renewables in Mozambique 2023
Maputo, Mozambique

The Business Conference – Renewables in Mozambique 2023 (RenMoz 2023) returned to Maputo on November 24, this time following the Mozambique-EU Global Gateway Investment Forum which took place on 22 and 23 November.

3 of July 2023
Countries' Week: Each day, one country
Online

From July 3rd to 7th, ALER developed the Countries' Week: Each day, one country, to present all the information about renewable energies in Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe. 

8 of December 2022
Enhancing Liquidity for the Mozambican Renewable Energy Sector
Maputo

The exclusive event for B2B matchmaking took place on December 8th, in Maputo, at the Hotel Southern Sun that aimed to bring together the domestic financial sector with international development finance institutions.

6 of December 2022
Business Conference - Renewables in Mozambique 2022
Maputo | Online

The Business Conference - Renewables in Mozambique took place on December 6th and 7th 2022, in Maputo, with online transmission. This event aimed to discuss the potential of renewable energies as a way of accelerating the electrification of the country.

17 of November 2022
Renewables for Industry and Agriculture in Mozambique
Maputo | Online

On November 17th, the event "Renewables for Industry and Agriculture in Mozambique" took place in Maputo, with online transmission. This event is an opportunity for the agricultural and industrial sector to discover the benefits that renewable energies can offer to their projects.

25 of May 2022
Storage and Integration of renewables in the grid in Mozambique
Maputo | Online

On May 25th took place, in Maputo, the event that presented and promoted the dialogue on renewable energy projects and the electricity grid in Mozambique.

24 of February 2022
Webinar 'The new regulation for energy access in off-grid areas in Mozambique'
Online

On February 24th, the webinar that introduced the new Regulation on access to energy in off-grid areas took place.

15 of November 2021
Conference Renewables for Self-consumption in Mozambique
Online

The Renewables for Self-Consumption in Mozambique Conference took place on November 30th, exclusively online

14 of October 2021
ALER Talks - Role of National Banks in Financing the Renewable Energy Sector
Online

The 2nd Edition of the ALER Talks took place on October 14th, 2021, under the topic "The Role of National Banks in Financing the Renewable Energy Sector".

24 of March 2021
Seminar Opportunities for IPP Projects: Renewables in Mozambique 2021
Online

On 24 March, the Lusophone Renewable Energy Association (ALER) and the Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER) organized the Seminar Opportunities for IPP Projects: Renewables in Mozambique 2021, in cooperation with GET.invest Mozambique - funded by the European Union and Germany, and part of the European programme GET.invest , and in partnership with the Confederation of Economic Associations (CTA), Mozambique Women in Energy (MWE) and SolarPower Europe.

22 of March 2021
Europe-Mozambique Investment Forum: Renewables in Mozambique 2021
Online

From 22 to 23 of March, the Lusophone Renewable Energy Association (ALER) and the Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER), in cooperation with GET.invest Mozambique - funded by the European Union and Germany, and part of the European programme GET.invest organized the Europe-Mozambique Investment Forum: Renewables in Mozambique 2021.

17 of December 2020
EDP Energy Access Fundo Presentation: Angola and Mozambique
Webinar

ALER will join EDP in the organisation of Access to Energy Fund Presentation Webinar that will take place on 17th of December at 3p.m. (GMT).

25 of October 2017
Renewables in the electrification of Mozambique
Maputo, Mozambique

ALER, with the support from the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), organised a high-level international conference in Mozambique on October 25 and 26. The objective of the conference was to bring together European and African Renewable Energy businesses, developers and policy makers.

15 of December 2015
Webinar: Energy Access in Mozambique
Participation via internet

ALER was invited by the United Nations Foundation to organize a Webinar about Renewable Energy in Mozambique, that will take place on December 15th, 2015.

8 of December 2015
Conference “Renewable Energy Development Prospects in Mozambique: Opportunities and challenges”
Eduardo Mondlane University,Maputo, Mozambique

ALER - Lusophone Association of Renewable Energies, FEDESMO – Forum for Energies and Sustainable Development of Mozambique and UEM – Eduardo Mondlane University have the honor to invite you to the Conference “Renewable Energy Development Prospects in Mozambique: Opportunities and challenges”, to be held on December 8th and 9th at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo.

7 of May 2015
Powering Africa Mozambique
Maputo, Mozambique

On the 7-8 May 2015,  EnergyNet  hosts the 4th Annual Powering Africa: Mozambique 2015 . ALER is a partner in the event and a speaker in the panel dedicated to renewable energies. ALER offers a 25% discount for its Members.

Training

ALER participates in Workshop on Decentralised Generation

This workshop was promoted by GET. Transform, and aimed to expand stakeholders' knowledge in Mozambique's energy sector regarding decentralised generation.

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Capacity building training for the Mozambican Renewable Energy Association

The Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER) was in Lisbon from March 6th to 10th to participate in a training action developed by ALER, with the support of GET.invest Mozambique.

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AMER receives capacity building from ALER

The Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER), represented by their Executive Director, received training and shared experiences for two weeks in ALER’s offices in Lisbon in a program supported by GET.invest.

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Exchange

EU-AO Dialogue Facility: ALER and MINEA implement technical mission to Mozambique in September

The proposed action will take place from September 25th to 29th and will consist of a technical mission to Mozambique with the aim of promoting the "Exchange of Experiences on Solar Home Systems" and to elaborate a diagnosis on the challenges and barriers to off-grid electrification in the Angolan context.

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ALER and AMER present and analyse the new mini-grid regulations in Mozambique

ALER, in partnership with the Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER), restarted the Working Group, previously organised, to present the new regulations for mini-grids in Mozambique.

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Angola-Mozambique Institutional Exchange Action

In preparation for the International Conference "Renewables in Angola 2022" that took place on July 5th and 6th, ALER promoted an Angola-Mozambique institutional exchange action in the field of renewable energies in Maputo from 24 to 28 May.

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ALER and AMER analyse new Mozambique's off-grid regulation and resume Working Group

ALER and AMER collaborated on a detailed legal analysis of the new off-grid energy access regulation in Mozambique published December 10th 2021.

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