Shining a light on new technologies

Once you've joined as a member, you can log in and explore the various projects highlighting renewable energy technologies in the project database. If you haven't yet registered on the site, you can visit the sample page to get a taste of a project listing.



Our members enjoy various opportunities for linking up, exploring synergies and estbalishing partnerships. Through their member profile in the capacity database, their contributions and experience can be presented to other stakeholders in the sector.


Working to address energy poverty

Fighting energy poverty means improved health, better education, less environmental degradation and increased economic activity and income. Learn about CONREMA's leading role in tackling this important issue.


UN Secretary-General urges doubling of clean energy investment by 2020

New York, 27 January 2016 -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has challenged investors to at least double clean energy investments by 2020.

Speaking at the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk at UN Headquarters in New York, Mr Ban said the Paris Agreement on climate change concluded in December gave markets “the clear signal they need to unleash the full force of human ingenuity and scale up investments that can generate low-emissions resilient growth”.

Africa Far from Sustainable Energy for All, But Showing Signs of Progress

Energy underpins every aspect of economic development. The world acknowledged that by adopting a dedicated UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 7) that aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, modern and sustainable energy for all by 2030. Africa lies at the heart of that objective.

INTERVIEW with the new SE4All CEO Rachel Kyte - Goal of energy for all must be met ahead of 2030 deadline

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:09 GMT

  A youth displaced by fighting charges batteries with solar panels at a makeshift shop in a camp at the U.N. base in Bentiu, Unity State, South Sudan, June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu 

By Megan Rowling

CONREMA officially launched in collaboration with Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining

On 26th January, 2016, the CONREMA information sharing platform was officially launched by the Department of Energy at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe.

The launch brought together more than 60 stakeholders from different government Ministries and OPC, the private sector, civil scociety, academia and media. 

The launch had been co-planned and supported by the offices of Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Mr. Ben Botolo, and Chief Director Mr. Kester Kaphaizi.