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Portuguese EDP Supports Projects to Promote Renewables in Four African Countries Including Mozambique

Portuguese EDP Supports Projects to Promote Renewables in Four African Countries Including Mozambique

A system of solar “suitcases” that supply energy to maternity hospitals and micro-grids to supply clinical posts are two of the nine projects that promote access to renewable energy in Mozambique, Nigeria, Angola and Malawi, funded by Energias de Portugal (EDP).

In a statement, the Portuguese energy company announced that the total funding of one million euros, guaranteed by the A2E Fund (Access to Energy), will have a “direct impact on priority areas such as health, agriculture, education or access to drinking water in these countries, involving more than one million direct and indirect beneficiaries”.

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Among the projects selected is a system of solar “suitcases” that supply energy to maternity hospitals, micro-grids to supply clinical posts and other innovative solar energy systems that feed agricultural production or refrigerated chambers in local markets, reads EDP’s statement.

The fund, which is now in its fourth edition, has provided a total of 2.5 million euros to support 29 projects in seven African countries: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania.

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These projects “have contributed to improving the lives of more than 100,000 people and, indirectly, of more than a million,” indicates the company.

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