RES4Africa and Micro-Grid Academy presented at ICREN 2019

On 24th and 25th April RES4Africa and our Micro-Grid Academy were presented at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris at the annual International Conference of Renewable Energy – ICREN 2019, together with partner universities of the Mini-Grid Business Model Study. Read more

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 […]

IEA Renewable Industry Advisory Board (RIAB)

RES4Med&Africa took part of the Annual Meeting of the International Energy Agency (IEA)‘s Renewable Industry Advisory Board (RIAB), which took place in Paris on 2 April 2019. Roberto Vigotti, RES4Med&Africa Secretary General and RIAB Coordinator, coordinated the sessions; the morning was opened by Fatih Birol, IEA Executive Director. This Annual Meeting focused in particular on the […]

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 […]