RES4Africa at BonelliErede Seminars on Business Opportunities in Ethiopia

RES4Africa provided its contribution to two seminars organized by BonelliErede in cooperation with the Italian Trade Agency, Assolombarda and the Ethiopian Embassy in Italy on 4th April in Milan and on 5th April in Vicenza. The seminars focused on the opportunities that Ethiopia offers to European companies, exploring the necessary steps to successfully invest in Ethiopia from a legal, fiscal and business point of […]

Two new Micro-Grid Academy sessions coming up in Kenya (May) and Ethiopia (June)

Two new sessions of the Micro-Grid Academy are coming up. The first one will be held on 6-11 May in Nairobi, Kenya. A second on Tour session will follow, taking place  on 17-22 June in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in parallel with the first RES4Med&Africa Annual Conference in Africa. The theme of both is “Mini-Grids: From Design to […]

SG RES4Med&Africa coordinates the IEA’s RIAB Annual Meeting

Roberto Vigotti, RES4Med&Africa Secretary General and RIAB Coordinator, coordinated the Annual Meeting of the International Energy Agency (IEA)‘s Renewable Industry Advisory Board (RIAB). This Annual Meeting focused in particular on the innovation, policies and approaches that are needed to accelerate the deployment of sustainable bioenergy. Despite often being overlooked, the IEA indicates that modern bioenergy must be taken into serious consideration […]

Prysmian Group joins RES4Med&Africa

RES4Med&Africa’s Executive Committee, which met on 4 March, approved the joining of Prysmian Group as Supporter Member. Prysmian Group is at the forefront of growth and innovation in the supply of cables to the energy and telecom sectors, ultimately delivering sustainable growth and profit. “We warmly welcome Prysmian Group as our member” stated Roberto Vigotti, […]

REnewAfrica white paper released

RES4Med&Africa, in collaboration with its members led by PwC, released the new white paper “A New Instrument to Foster Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development and Private Investment in Africa”. In this white paper RES4Med&Africa analysed RE financing mechanisms’ best practices and weaknesses, thus stressing the need for a new instrument to support large scale RE plant […]

Enel Foundation launches Open Africa Power 2019 in Ethiopia

Enel Foundation‘s 2019 Open Africa Power edition is launched today in Ethiopia. Open Africa Power is an education program dedicated to high profile African graduates interested in developing a holistic know-how on electricity to work in private or public sector towards the sustainable electrification of Africa. Click here to read more.

The fifth Micro-Grid Academy training session begins today in Nairobi

The fifth training session of the Micro-Grid Academy, the RES4Africa project developed in collaboration with Kenya Power Lighting Company (KPLC), AVSI Foundation, Strathmore University and the St. Kizito VTI technical training center and with the support of Enel Foundation, begins today in Nairobi, Kenya. The objective of the course, which is free for participants, is […]

The Micro-Grid Academy now has a e-learning platform

An agreement with LEDsafari will enable students to follow online courses

Micro-Grid Academy (MGA) students now have an e-learning platform to use thanks to the agreement between RES4Med&Africa and LEDsafari. The Micro-Grid Academy is a regional capacity building platform that provides theoretical and practical training on access to energy and decentralized renewable energy solutions to young East-African and international technicians, entrepreneurs and engineers. Launched at the […]

RES4Med&Africa and UN Environment sign a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop capacity building and water-energy-food nexus initiatives

On 14 December RES4Med&Africa and UN Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding to institutionalise their ongoing collaboration. RES4Med&Africa and UN Environment’s collaboration began in April with the second Micro-Grid Academy training, a regional capacity building platform that provides theoretical and practical training on access to energy and decentralised renewable energy solutions to young East-African and […]