Enhancing the renewable energy transition in Zambia

Zambia, as many African countries, is rich in terms of renewable energy sources, in particular hydro and solar. However, people in remote areas lack access to electricity, with an electrification rate ranging between 4% and 5% in some rural zones. Following the consequences of climate change such as strong periods of droughts, Zambia is looking […]

Project Finance for Renewable Energy Systems – Egypt case study

“Project Finance for Renewable Energy Systems” is a case study on Egypt that showcases risk analysis and mitigation measures in the existing policy and regulatory framework. Egypt is one of the biggest and more relevant countries in the Mediterranean area, ranked among the biggest developing economies of the African continent. However, in the last years […]

Where to invest in renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa (White Paper)

The objective of the white paper “Where to invest in renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa” is to report a market analysis of the 49 Sub-Saharan African countries (SSA), to assess each country’s proficiency in attracting renewables energy investments, especially for wind power and solar PV. The criteria that reflect the availability of SSA countries to receive […]

Open Africa

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 […]

Accelerating the development of renewables on the MV market in Morocco

“Accelerating the development of renewables on the MV market in Morocco” is a study led by Pöyry for RES4Africa Foundation in which the working group establish a suggested roadmap for the effective liberalization of the renewable energy sector in Morocco. The RES4MED Program is interested in reaffirming the benefits of going on with the progressive liberalization […]

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 […]

Country Profile Morocco 2018

“Country Profile Morocco 2018” aims to show how Morocco managed to attract the attention of the renewable energy world, demonstrating how the government’s legislative and institutional efforts are changing the structure of the power sector in the country. In this report, a full picture of the current renewable energy market and planned projects is given, […]

Morocco Country Profile 2018

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 […]

Auction Study – Algerian case study

The “Auction Study – Algerian cause study” is a case study presenting Algeria’s mechanisms and main factors of a RES auction. This report includes an introduction to the auction mechanisms, three case studies of renewable energy tenders in Zambia, Morocco and Egypt, an analysis of the Algerian case and recommendations for preparing a suitable auction […]