Pöyry Awarded Contract for an Environmental and Social Impact Study and Resettlement and Compensation Action Plan for Kolwezi – Solwezi Power Interconnector Project between Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo

The Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia have agreed to strengthen their existing power co-operation by among others, constructing the Kolwezi-Solwezi interconnector (an approximately 190km long 330/400 kV line from the town of Kolwezi in DRC to the district of Solwezi in Zambia). For this a complete Feasibility Study for the […]

IRENA released the Report Global Energy Transformation 2018: a roadmap to 2050

Increasing the speed of global renewable energy adoption by at least a factor of six – critical to meeting energy-related emission reduction needs of the Paris Climate Agreement – can limit global temperature rise to two degrees, according to the latest edition of the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) long-term renewable energy outlook. At the […]

RES4MED held 2nd edition of high-level Executive Seminar in Algiers with Sonelgaz

RES4MED, in partnership with Sonelgaz, under the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two parties on May 26th 2015, organized an Executive Seminar on renewable energy solutions. The seminar was directed to engineers and middle managers, working at Sonelgaz, covering roles that range from regulatory experts to project engineers. The seminar aimed at […]

2018 edition of Morocco Country Profile launched

From announcing a 52% renewable energy target at COP 21 to launching the first phase of what was at that time the world’s largest CSP plant (580 MW) under Noor Solar Power project in Ouarzazate, Morocco has been making impressive headlines and has positioned itself at the forefront of the renewable energy world. Having no […]

GSE releases its annual Activities Report for 2017

For years, Gestore dei Servizi Energetici (GSE) has played a key role in the promotion and monitoring of renewable energy deployment and energy efficiency in Italy. From its privileged position it has the opportunity to observe and contribute to the statement of new paradigms of sustainable development, in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda, embracing all dimensions of human […]

ARE completes the 4th Energy Access Investment Forum in partnership with RES4MED&Africa

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) gathered over 200 participants in Catania, Italy from 13-15 March 2018 for the 4th edition of the ARE Energy Access Investment Forum organised in partnership with Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean and Africa (RES4MED&Africa) and the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP). The ARE Energy Access Investment Conference […]

RES4MED attends PHOTOVOLTAICA international congress and exhibition on renewable energy “Towards sustainable development in Africa”

The 3rd edition of PHOTOVOLTAICA titled “Towards sustainable development in Africa” took place at the Palace of Congress in Marrakesh, Morocco on 13-14 February. The event, organised with the support of the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, primarily served as a platform of business opportunities to present the renewable energy projects initiated […]

RES4MED&Africa joins the United Nations Global Compact

  RES4MED&Africa officially joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world largest corporate responsibility initiative with nearly 12,000 business and non-business participants in 140 countries. The UN Global Compact aims to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create a better world. It supports companies to i) do business responsibly by aligning […]

MedReg launches Mediterranean Energy Regulatory Outlook Report

Led by MEDREG’s Institutional Working Group and adopted during the Association’s last General Assembly in November 2017, the Mediterranean Energy Regulatory Outlook is now available. The report shows that most Mediterranean regulators are independent and empowered entities working to support the opening of the energy markets and mandated to define tariffs, issue binding decisions and […]