News from the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub July 2022
We are happy to share the July edition of the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub News!
The Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub offers a wealth of information on the energy situation, RE potential, policy and regulatory framework as well as on actors involved in the Mozambican energy sector.
You can also browse through sub-hubs on solar energy, cooking energy and productive use of energy (focused on solar powered irrigation systems) to understand the market landscape and the opportunities/challenges for private sector engagement in each technology markets. A sub-hub on nano and mini-grids will be available soon.
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What's new on the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub
Award Ceremony for the Writing Contest Winners Announced!
Energypedia and AMER are happy to announce the winners of the writing contest titled, ''Energy Minds: Writing Content in Renewable Energy”. After careful consideration and evaluation, the jury selected three winners who will be announced during an in-person event on August 11, 2022 at 11:00 am at the UP- Maputo Pedagogical University and also live on facebook through the link here!
We are very happy and grateful to announce that we got a grant extension from GIZ / Green People’s Energy Mozambique to develop the Mozambique Off-grid Knowledge Hub further! In the upcoming months, the hub will include new information about renewable energy regulations and mini/nano grids in Mozambique.
During the last couple of weeks, we have updated the improved cooking energy hub and the solar hub with new information and data, for example energy access has increased from 38% in 2020 to 44% in 2022.
Check them out!
Call for Case Studies on Productive Use of Energy (Pumping, milling, cooling, refrigeration….)
Do you run a project or company focused on the use of renewable energy for productive use in Mozambique? We would like to feature your case study on energypedia's Mozambique Off-Grid Knowledge Hub! By sharing technological aspects, approaches and results of your activities, you contribute to more learning opportunities in the sector. In return, your project will receive recognition and will be shared to a wider audience via the hub, social media, and webinars.
Send us an email at [email@example.com] and tell us about your project. Visit our Case Study Info Page for more information and easy-to-use templates!
New Case Study on Improved Cooking Energy
We are happy to share a new and very interesting case study on improved cookstoves and cooking energy in Mozambique! A huge thank you to Sogepal for giving insights into their products, approaches, impacts, challenges, and for sharing their recommendations. You can read theis case study as well as the ones from Mozambique Carbon Initiatives, Kulima, Pamoja, and Carbonsink in either English or Portuguese on the Clean Cooking Hub. We are sure, these case studies will be of help for other cookstove companies and projects and enhance the knowledge of the sector! If you would also like to contribute a case study, visit our our Case Study Info Page for more information or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Help us Map the Solar Sector!
We’ve started with a first draft of SHS market landscape. Do you work for a solar company that is not yet presented? Either add it yourself to this article or to the Mozambique Stakeholder Database. You can also drop us an email at email@example.com.
- Register on energypedia to contribute your knowledge and expertise to the Hub
- Engage in our practitioner group by posting and answering questions
- Visit our Help portal in English or Portuguese and learn how to work on energypedia to start sharing your expertise!
- Share and showcase your project’s lessons learned, knowledge and experience by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will feature your case study on the Mozambique Off-grid Energy Hub. Visit our Case Study Info Page for more information.
- Join our Facebook or LinkedIn groups to connect with the Mozambique RE community!
Our Practitioner Community is Growing!
We are thrilled to see the growth in energypedia’s and AMER’s Facebook and LinkedIn Off-grid Energy Practitioners Groups. In these groups you can ask questions about the energy access topic of your interested, share your expertise, connect with other energy practitioners and be part of the conversation! In the groups, you can also share posts about your events, job offers, courses, energy news, calls for papers, and financing opportunities within the energy access sector in Mozambique.
Join the groups now and become a valued member of our community!
Have a Question?Are you seeking advice from other Mozambican energy experts? Do you have a special question, challenge or observation you would like to discuss? Share it with the energypedia practitioner community and start exchanging knowledge! Please create an account and log in to add your questions or reply to already posted questions.
Missed our Webinars? Watch them Now!
Are you interested in renewable energy sector information, practical experience and helpful market insights? Find here the full documentation of our webinars on clean cooking, solar powered irrigation, and SHS in Mozambique.
Save the Date: Business Conference – Renewables in Mozambique, 7-8 Dec 2022
Participants will have first-hand access to information on new developments and business opportunities in the renewable energy sector in Mozambique as well as the possibility to meet in person with key stakeholders and find partners. The conference is organized by Lusophone Renewable Energy Association (ALER), Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER) and Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) - with the support of GET.invest Mozambique.
Find more information here.
- CAP Financial Innovation Challenge, 31 August
- Call for Research Proposals, 30 September
- Climate Smart Agriculture Lead, 30 July
- Do you have a vacancy? Share it on our job database at no cost!
Publications available on energypediaSolar Irrigation Training Manual 2022 – Mozambique (Practica Foundation)
Did you recently publish a report or a study about renewable energy and energy access in Mozambique? Have you found one in the internet? Add it to our publication database to make it widely known among energy experts interested in Mozambique!
Find here a list of recent relevant publications about renewable energy and energy access in Mozambique.