Welcome to SolarPower Europe’s third emerging markets newsletter. This issue will provide an overview of the Emerging Markets Task Force’s activities since March 2019. The
Solar is one of the most equitably distributed energy resources in the world. All countries in the world have access to sunlight regardless of population, land or economic wealth. Being one of the cheapest sources of electricity, solar can significantly contribute to the socio-economic development of developing countries and in particular Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 “Universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy by 2030” and SDG 13 “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts”.
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Key activities and deliverables:
Chair of the Emerging Markets Task Force
Webinar: Market opportunities for solar in Mozambique
GET.invest is a European programme which supports investments in decentralised renewable energy projects. The programme targets private sector business and project developers, financiers and regulators to build sustainable energy markets. Services include project and business development support, market information as well as matchmaking, and assistance in implementing regulatory processes. They are delivered globally and across different market segments. GET.invest is supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria, and works closely with initiatives and industry associations in the energy sector.
For more information, contact Alexander Huppertz, GET.invest
SolarPower Europe and Jordanian business association EDAMA sign cooperation agreement and launch joint report on decentralised solar in Jordan
Photo: Her Excellency Hala Zwati Energy Minister (centre), EDAMA Chairman Dr. Duried Mahasneh, with SolarPower Europe representatives Máté Heisz and Naomi Chevillard, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung representatives Franziska
At a workshop on decentralised solar in Jordan that took place in Amman, SolarPower Europe and the Jordanian business association EDAMA signed a memorandum of