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 […]

IRENA releases report “Unlocking Renewable Energy Investment: The role of risk mitigation and structured finance”

Scaling up renewable energy calls for mobilising a massive investment increase. Renewables bring far reaching benefits in terms of human health, energy access, environmental protection and the response to climate change, along with the potential to create new jobs around the world. Amid rapidly falling technology costs, meanwhile, renewable energy technologies have become increasingly cost-competitive […]

IEA releases WEO-2017 Special Report “Energy Access Outlook” in Rome

Universal energy access by 2030 is now within reach thanks to growing political will and falling costs

Download full report IEA website A new and detailed analysis from the International Energy Agency finds that the most cost-effective strategy for providing universal access to electricity and clean-cooking facilities in developing countries is compatible with meeting global climate goals, and prevents millions of premature deaths each year. It would also benefit women the most, […]

SolarPower Europe and RES4MED&Africa sign MoU to enhance renewable energy cooperation in emerging markets

Rome & Brussels, 1 September 2017 – SolarPower Europe and RES4MED&Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize their cooperation on renewable energy promotion in emerging markets. The MoU provides a framework for continued collaboration on renewable energy market development and is the result of important synergies between SolarPower Europe and RES4MED&Africa’s strategic focus […]

IRESEN and RES4MED&Africa sign MoU to formalize cooperation on renewable energy research and innovation

Marrakech, 12 July 2017 – On the occasion of the Green Africa Innovation Booster conference in Marrakech, IRESEN and RES4MED&Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize their cooperation. IRESEN General Director, Badr Ikken, and RES4MED&Africa Secretary General, Roberto Vigotti, gathered at the conference to formalize the MoU agreement in presence of the conference […]

“Obiettivo Marocco” – Zone franche, sbocchi commerciali e hub logistico

Zone franche, parchi industriali, opportunità commerciali in Marocco saranno al centro di una conferenza che si terrà a Roma venerdì 14 luglio 2017 alle ore 9.30 alla Casa del Cinema a Villa Borghese (Largo Marcello Mastroianni, 1). A parlare delle opportunità presenti nel Paese e più in generale nell’Africa Occidentale, verso la quale il Marocco […]

FUSIONE DI ASSORINNOVABILI CON ASSOELETTRICA

Via libera di assoRinnovabili: l’Assemblea vota SI alla fusione con Assoelettrica

L’Assemblea assoRinnovabili di oggi ha espresso la volontà di procedere all’unione con Assoelettrica, dando il via al progetto “Elettricità Futura”. “Il futuro dell’energia parte da qui – commenta Agostino Re Rebaudengo, Presidente di assoRinnovabili – dopo due anni di duro lavoro, confronto e collaborazione con Assoelettrica, è con grande orgoglio che annunciamo l’imminente nascita di […]

MEDITERRANEAN STRATEGIC GROWTH FORUM

The second edition of the Strategic Growth Forum™ Mediterranean recently took place on 9-10 February 2017 in Rome, Italy, bringing together nearly 600 business leaders, entrepreneurs, companies, financial institutions, leading politicians and other government officials. Over two days, speakers, panelists and participants engaged in a dialog on how to accelerate growth by fostering business across […]