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 […]

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 […]

RES4Med&Africa holds a B2G workshop in Cairo to accelerate the development of renewables in Egypt

RES4Med&Africa holds a high-level business to government (B2G) workshop in Egypt titled “Accelerating the development of renewables in Egypt”. The event, which sees the participation of 80 people from the private sector as well as government representatives, international organizations, IFIs and press, aims at discussing the role of project finance and how it can secure […]

RES4Africa supports Zambia’s renewable energy transition with officially program launch in a two-days conference

RES4Africa launches its program in Zambia during a two-day regional conference titled “Enhancing non-programmable renewable energy transition in Zambia”, which is held in Lusaka on 27-28 November. Organised in collaboration with many partners, the conference gathers more than 250 participants from international and African stakeholders such as government representatives, international organizations, private sector actors, IFI’s, […]

Renewable energy leaders meet in Rome to set priorities for Africa’s clean energy transition

Renewable energy industry, decisionmakers and financial institutions gather in Rome for a Special Session of the IEA Renewable Industry Advisory Board co-organised by RES4Med&Africa and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Over 100 participants and 25 speakers meet at Rome’s Farnesina Palace for an open and high-level exchange on what is needed […]

ARE held the 4th Energy Access Investment Forum in Sicily

Fostering investment, breaking down barriers and data transparency help drive off-grid project bankability

Catania, 14 March 2018 – 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 […]

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

Marrakesh, 13-14 February 2018 – The 3rd edition of PHOTOVOLTAICA titled “Towards sustainable development in Africa” took place at the Palace of Congress in Marrakesh, Morocco. 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 […]

RES4Africa returns to Kenya with conference and exhibition “Renewable Energy in East-Africa: New Frontiers”

Nairobi, 23-24 January 2018 – After launching its Kenya program in 2016, RES4Africa returns with a 2- day regional conference at Strathmore University in Nairobi. The event, organized in collaboration with the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), aims to assess progress made, foster further dialogue and discuss best practices for effective renewable energy deployment in the […]