RES4Med&Africa at EXCO2019 to push for a water-energy-food nexus approach and for a financing instrument to power Africa with renewable energy

RES4Med&Africa hosted two discussion panels under the title of “The Role of Renewable Energy: Business Empowering” at EXCO2019, the expo dedicated to innovative solutions provided development cooperation actors. The event was attended by 60 participants and saw the contribution of around 20 speakers. The event was opened by Roberto Vigotti, Secretary General at RES4Med&Africa, and […]

RES4Med&Africa holds a business-to-government workshop in Jordan to accelerate the renewable energy transition

Amman, 20 March 2019 – RES4Med&Africa held a business-to-government (B2G) workshop focused on the acceleration of Jordan’s renewable energy transition, investigating the long-term energy strategies and grid solutions for integrating renewable energy systems, for attracting investments and for exploiting the socio-economic benefits of renewables. Jordan has made significant progress to create an enabling environment for renewable […]

RES4Africa leads a business-to-government workshop in Ethiopia to accelerate the country’s energy transition

Addis Ababa, 7 March 2019 – RES4Med&Africa holds a high-level business-to-government (B2G) workshop in Addis Ababa titled “Accelerating the renewable energy transition in Ethiopia”. The event gathers 100 people representing the private sector, government, international organizations, IFIs and press to discuss the most effective strategies to integrate variable renewable energy – like solar and wind – into […]

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 […]