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Energy collaboration strengthened during official visit to Mozambique

Last week His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited Mozambique, and several Norwegian companies took part in a business seminar in Maputo, co-hosted by NABA, NORWEP, the Norwegian embassy in Maputo and CTA.

Mozambique and Norway have been collaborating in the energy sector for more than 40 years. In November 2018 the President of Mozambique, H.E. Filipe Nyusi visited Norway and took part in the Mozambique-Norway Energy Investment Forum hosted by NABA, NORWEP, Confederation of Economic Association of Mozambique (CTA) and the Norwegian Embassy in Mozambique.

The private sector collaboration was further strengthened last week in relation to the official visit by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The Norwegian interest is growing, especially within the energy sector, due to the large gas discoveries made by Mozambique. In the renewable energy sector, NABA member Scatec Solar has set up the country’s largest solar power park.

28 Norwegian companies took part in last week’s business seminar, together with Mozambican counterparts, and government representatives from Norway and Mozambique.


Ms. Mathilde Emilie Thue, NABA COO greeting HRH Crown Prince Haakon before a breakfast meeting attended by government ministers and business leaders from Mozambique and Norway.

 


Panel discussion: Achieving bankable projects in Mozambique
with Ms. Ylva Lindberg, Executive Vice President, Norfund
Mr. Deepak Malik, Chief Executive Officer, Arise, South Africa
Mr. Mikael Lööf, Director, Norconsult
Mr. Graham Hodges, Senior Asset Manager for Mozambique, Scatec Solar
Moderator: Ms. Mathilde Emilie Thue, COO, NABA

CTA – our partner in Mozambique

In 2016, when Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende visited Mozambique, NABA signed an MoU with Confederation of Economic Association of Mozambique (CTA) – and this partnership gives NABA members access to new projects and insights about the business opportunities in Mozambique.


Ms. Teresa Muenda, Deputy Executive Director CTA, Ms. Mathilde Emilie Thue, COO NABA
with CTA and Ms. Sabina Malskaer, The Norwegian Embassy in Mozambique.

NABA is looking forward to further strengthen Mozambique-Norway business relations.

 

Some of the NABA members present in Mozambique

  • Norconsult
  • Yara
  • Brynild Gruppen
  • Scatec Solar
  • Solar village
  • DLA Piper
  • Aker Solutions
  • Markson Offshore

Read more about the renewable energy in Mozambique with our member DLA Piper. 
Report: Mozambique and Norway 40 years of energy cooperation

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