Africa’s Future Counts: A Nexus Perspective to the Energy Access Challenge

By Ana Rovzar and Roberto Vigotti Water, energy and food are the building blocks of development and essential for human wellbeing, poverty reduction and sustainable economic growth in Africa. Energy is deeply interwoven with other sectors that are fundamental to human, agricultural and industrial development across the continent. Africa’s future counts on ensuring access to water, energy and […]

New release: “Applying the water-energy-food nexus approach to catalyse transformational change in Africa”

RES4Africa Foundation released “Applying the water-energy-food nexus approach to catalyse transformational change in Africa“, carried out in collaboration with OpenEconomics, with the technical support of FSAMGO International Research Groups, conducted a study on CEFA Onlus’ Ikondo-Matembwe project where the Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach has been applied. The study focuses in particular on the transformational and catalyzing […]

Release of “What does it take to accelerate RES investments in Africa”

“What does it take to accelerate RES investments in Africa: Priorities And Recommandations” is RES4Africa Foundation’s newly published study, launched during the 2019 Annual Conference in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) on 19th June 2019. This publication, carried out by Pöyry and realized in collaboration with Enel Foundation, analyses the legislative and regulatory frameworks for the renewable energy sector currently in […]

A new paper to scale-up renewable energy development in Jordan

To support our business-to-government event in Jordan we released our new “Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Development in Jordan” white paper which we carried out in collaboration with Pöyry and EDAMA. Jordan has done very much in the last 20 years to attract renewable energy investments, creating an enabling environment for renewable energy investments and promulgating laws […]

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 […]

“Open Africa”, a project to visualize the positive impact of sustainable energy on Africa

The photo-book and web-documentary were presented at Minerva Roof Garden in Rome

Open Africa, RES4Africa’s latest project consisting of a photographic book and a web documentary, was presented at Minerva Roof Garden in Rome on 20th June. Developed by RES4Africa with the support of Enel Foundation and in collaboration with Akronos, Open Africa was produced to visually illustrate how access to sustainable energy positively impacts African livelihoods. The reportage presents […]

RES4Med&Africa’s first flagship publication presented during 2018 Annual Conference

First edition captures multi-disciplinary views on scaling renewables for Africa’s sustainable growth

“Unlocking Value from Sustainable Renewable Energy”, RES4Med&Africa’s first flagship publication, was presented during the 2018 Annual Conference, held in Rome on the 22nd of June. This publication, the first of a series of annual features that will focus on specific key priorities and themes about Africa’s sustainable energy future, aims at showing how renewable energy […]

A focus on Tunisia: auction and job creation study now published

          In occasion of RES4MED&Africa’s upcoming conference in Tunis on 27 June 2018 titled “Renewables and infrastructure for the clean energy transition of Tunisia: The Italian journey on the renewable energies: Excellency and Best Practices”, RES4MED is relaunching two reports that respectively focus on auction mechanisms and the job-creation effect of renewable energy […]

2018 edition of Morocco Country Profile launched

From announcing a 52% renewable energy target at COP 21 to launching the first phase of what was at that time the world’s largest CSP plant (580 MW) under Noor Solar Power project in Ouarzazate, Morocco has been making impressive headlines and has positioned itself at the forefront of the renewable energy world. Having no […]