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 […]

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy joins RES4MED&Africa as Ordinary Member

                        On 5 February 2018 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy officially joined the RES4MED&Africa association as Ordinary Member. Siemens Gamesa brings to RES4MEDAfrica its expertise as a leading provider of wind power products and solutions to customers around the world. The membership was officially announced during the RES4MED&Africa […]

RES4MED&Africa in Abu Dhabi attending IRENA Coalition for Action General Assembly and World Future Energy Summit

Last Saturday 13 January, RES4MED&Africa attended the 8th session of IRENA Coalition for Action General Assembly and is now present at the World Future Energy Summit 2018 in Abu Dhabi. The Assembly is the Agency’s supreme decision-making body and brought together Heads of State, Ministers, government officials, and representatives from the private sector, civil society and other […]

Insights of Micro-Grid Academy project at Sapienza University of Rome

Energy Systems for Sustainable Development Open Class

On 18 December 2017 the Engineering Faculty of Sapienza University held an open class morning on energy systems for sustainable development. Experts from Sapienza University, the State University of New York and RES4Africa gave their insights on ongoing projects, technologies and sustainable energy systems that are instrumental to the electrification and overall development of certain geographical areas. […]

ENEL HOSTS CONFERENCE ON RENEWABLE ENERGY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ITALY

               Enel hosted a conference on 5 December 2017 on renewable energy challenges and opportunities for Italy. Among others, the Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Enel CEO Francesco Starace opened the discussion. PM Gentiloni presented SEN (Strategia Energetica Nazionale) with clear ambitious objectives such as decarbonization. Mr. Starace […]

RES4MED&Africa releases White Paper on Innovation & Sustainability

Graphic credits: PriceWaterhouseCoopers publication “Blockchain: Exploring the disruptive potential of decentralized storage and peer to peer transactions in the energy industry” Innovation represents the main driver that enables the energy sector to provide efficient, affordable and reliable solutions to advance energy access and catalyse sustainable economic development. RES4MED’s approach involves matching innovative technological solutions, sustainable […]

The 4th Advanced Training Course has been completed in Milan

17 November 2017, Milan – RES4MED&Africa held the 4th edition of its flagship Advanced Training Course (ATC) in Milan. The ATC was organised in cooperation with Enel Foundation and Politecnico di Milano, and gathered 35 participants from Southern-Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa for a two-week course on the challenges and opportunities of renewable energy (RE) solutions […]

RES4MED&Africa organises Executive Seminar to the European Commission in Brussels

7 November 2017, Brussels – RES4MED&Africa led an Executive Seminar to the European Commission (EC) on concrete recommendations about what it takes to foster renewable energy (RE) investments in the Southern- Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa. Speakers from the RES4MED&Africa member network conveyed their insights based on direct experience in renewables investments in Southern-Mediterranean and Sub- Saharan […]