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Market Intelligence & Business Development

  1. Access to priviledged, summarized and up-to-date information from each african lusophone country
  2. Facilitate entry or consolidation into new markets
  3. Identify business opportunities and partnerships

Representation & Influence

  1. Contact with policy makers and government entities
  2. Participate in initiatives for exchange, information sharing and position making
  3. Increased intervention capacity

Communication & Marketing

  1. Promote and showcase activities at national and international level
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  3. Opportunity to be speaker at key events
  4. Oportunidade para ser orador em eventos chave do sector
  5. Access to ALER's extensive and diverse contacts’ network

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In the year of registration of new Members, the annual fee is calculated pro rata according to the month of registration. In subsequent years, fees are always charged in full in January.

Membership Typologies

Join ALER and be part of our Members network, comprising all types of entities, such as:

  • Governments
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  • Energy funds
  • Financial institutions
  • Consultants
  • Law firms
  • Logistics operators
  • Associations
  • Academic and research institutions
  • NGO's
  • Individual persons

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Premium Members

SONAGÁS ER – Sonangol Gás e Energias Renováveis, S.A.
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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Associate Members

Sub-Category A

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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MCA Grupo

Sub-Category B

Inotec, S.A.

Inotec, S.A. is a company with Angolan rights and capitals, created in October 2007, specialized in integrated products and services of industrial engineering with high incorporation of technology.

Currently Inotec, S.A. has a large team that enriches the services provided through back stopping suitable for the quality and excellence of its professionals.

Inotec has conquered and consolidated its position as market leader acting in the areas of design, installation, supply and infrastructures and equipmen maintenance.

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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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Sub-Category C

YME - Gestão, Ambiente e Engenharia Lda
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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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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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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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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Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho

Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho is a law firm dedicated to providing legal advice in all areas of business law, especially in the field of commercial and financial law. It also has very relevant experience in energy law, regularly advising promoters and financial entities.

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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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Local PALOP + ET

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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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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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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VPQ - Vera Patrícia Querido & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados RL

VPQ Advogados is a Cape Verdean full-service law firm.


It emerges with a clear project to adapt to the expectations of local and international clients, combining high technical expertise with in‑depth knowledge of the market.


As an exclusive member for Cape Verde of Morais Leitão Legal Circle, a network of leading Portuguese-speaking law firms, which includes Morais Leitão in Portugal, ALC Advogados in Angola and MDR Advogados, VPQ Advogados is part of an international team with more than 250 lawyers available to work in Portuguese-speaking countries, ensuring the best possible response to the needs of clients in the most varied jurisdictions, namely in Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique and Portugal.

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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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Telectrinf - Telecomunicações e Electricidade, Lda

Telectrinf  is a 100% Angolan company that operates in the areas of Energy, Telecommunications, Airports, Air Conditioning Systems and grid supervision for industry and agriculture, and hydromechanical and electromechanical installations.

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NAVEX, part of GRUPO ETE, is the largest Shipping Agent in Portugal and a leading Logistics Operator. Present in mainland Portugal, Madeira, Azores, Cape Verde and Belgium NAVEX with more than 50 years experience servicing all types of vessels and cargoes. NAVEX aims to build solid partnerships with Portuguese and Cape Verdean exporters and importers. This goal is materialized by designing the best multimodal transport solutions, whether containerized, general cargo or project cargo, capitalizing on the Group´s synergies and the vast International network in which it is integrated.

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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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The Soapro Group is an Angolan Group with 29 years of experience in the fields of architecture, engineering, urban planning and environment, operating in the areas of studies and projects, construction management, consulting and auditing. Based in Luanda, the group has also offices in the provinces of Benguela, Cabinda, Huambo, Huíla, Lunda-Sul and Uíge, ensuring the coverage of the whole national territory.
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Source Energia
Resul Angola

Resul Angola is dedicated to the commercialization of equipment for power networks, (High, Medium and Low voltage), counting equipment, namely Prepayment meters, and equipment for photovoltaic parks.

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Águas de Ponta Preta

APP-Lda was established in 2000 to provide integrated management of energy, water and sanitation services in Urb. De Ponta Preta (Ilha do Sal-Cabo Verde). We work for sustainable development and believe in the energy transition.

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Cabeólica S.A.

Cabeólica, SA is an innovative Cape Verdean company within the national wind energy sector. Its 4 wind farms produce roughly 25% of the electricity demand of the country, enabling Cape Verde to be placed amongst the countries with the highest wind energy penetration worldwide.

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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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Non-Profit Associate Members



ASAER - Angolan Renewable Energy Association is a private, non-profit entity, with legal and administrative personality, financial and equity autonomy, constituted for an indefinite period, with companies, institutions and individuals as members, concerned about the development of renewable energy in Angola.

Founded in 2020, ASAER’s mission is to promote renewable energy in Angola, establishing links with different stakeholders, public and private - business, institutional and training - in this market sector, promoting private investment in renewable energies, publicizing, participating and establishing partnerships with all entities that can guarantee a green and sustainable future in Angola.

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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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FRES - Foundation Rural Energy Services

FRES provides rural households and small businesses in Sub-saharan Africa with electricity via solar mini-grids and solar home systems. FRES is active in Guinea-Bissau, Burkina-Faso, Uganda, Mali, and South Africa.

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APREN – Associação Portuguesa de Energias Renováveis

APREN – the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association, is a non-profit association, founded in 1988, with the mission of coordinate, represent and defend the common interests of its Associates. APREN develops its work together with official authorities and other similar entities, nationally and internationally, being an important key player in the development of energy policies for Portugal, promoting the deployment of renewable resources for electricity production.

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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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INEGI – Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial

INEGI is a University-Industry Interface Institution dedicated to the realization of Innovation Activity and Technology Transfer oriented to the industrial fabric. Born in 1986 within the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. With legal status of Private Non-Profit Association and with the status of «Public Utility», it assumes itself as an active agent in the development of the Portuguese industrial fabric and in the transformation of the competitive model of the national industry.

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Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL)
The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) is a science and technology higher education school with a century of history. It was the first school in Portugal to offer a course in Energy and Environment Engineering, with special emphasis on renewable energies and energy efficiency.
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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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Individual Members

Manfred Stoppok
Francisco Martins
Tiago queiroz
José Fernando
Luis Derichsweiler Bessa
Daniel Filipe Dongo
Jacob Flewelling
Ricardo Jorge dos Santos Trindade
António Castilho Labisa
Luiz Junqueira

Luiz Junqueira is a consultant with over fifteen years of experience working in business development and project implementation of large-scale infrastructure and renewable power projects for private equity investors and industry leaders in emerging markets such as Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.

He has substantial experience in LPs and GPs side on business development, managing, planning and supervise an EPC project implementation in remote locations with zero tolerance to unsafe working conditions.

Reference clients include Berkeley Energy, CountorGlobal, Tome International, FabStone, Arkap, Quantum Global Group, Alstom, Camargo Correa, etc.

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Honorary Members

Ministério da Energia e Indústria da Guiné-Bissau
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
MINEA - Ministério da Energia e Águas de Angola

The Ministry of Energy and Water, abbreviated MINEA, is the Assistant Ministerial Department of the President of the Republic, whose purpose is to propose the formulation, conduct, execution and control of the Executive's policy in the areas of energy, water and sanitation.

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MAC - Ministério do Ambiente e Acção Climática de Portugal

The Ministry of the Environment and Energy Transition of Portugal is headed by Minister João Pedro Matos Fernandes. This is the Ministry that oversees the Energy area and has as Secretary of State for Energy, Ana Fontoura Gouveia.

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Ministério da Indústria, Comércio e Energia de Cabo Verde

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Energy of Cape Verde is headed by Minister Alexandre Dias Monteiro. This is the Ministry that oversees the energy area.

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Governo Regional do Príncipe
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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MIRN - Ministério das Infraestruturas e Recursos Naturais
Guilherme Collares Pereira

Guilherme was the international Relations Director of A2E- Access to Energy, at EDP Renováveis S.A.
Represented EDPR he was also:Vice-President of the Board of ALER, Vice-President of the Board of ARE- Alliance for Rural Electrification; Member of SEforALL CEMGP- Clean Energy MiniGrids Partnership; Chair of the A2E Network of Experts at Eurelectric.
Prior to Join EDP Group in 2007, as the Social Innovation Director of EDP Foundation, Guilherme successfully ran for more than two decades his own business in competitive, dynamic first line sectors, also heading various business associations in Portugal and abroad.
In 2017 Guilherme, was appointed Ambassador for SGD 7 by the UN Global Compact – Network Portugal
Guilherme holds a Master Degree in Entrepreneurial Sustainability Business and Environment; Post- Graduate in International Economy - European High Studies Diploma (University of Nancy- France); Business Management Degree (University of Lisbon).

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Isabel Cancela de Abreu

Isabel Cancela de Abreu graduated from Environmental Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, complemented by a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Sustainable Energy Systems under the MIT Portugal program. After stopping by creative start up YDreams, she made her career in the field of renewable energy associations at APREN (Portuguese Association of Renewable Energy) and EREC, its European counterpart. In addition, Isabel also volunteered at Niassa in Mozambique, an internship at Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and participated in the organization of Sun Aid's Global Solar Academy in Évora. Isabel was the promoter of the ALER project and now serves as Executive Director of the Association.

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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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