The impact of Covid-19 on Africa’s energy sector

Renewable energy sources can play a crucial role to ensure health, food and education to the African population in the Covid-19 recovery phase. This is the outcome of the study “The impact of Covid-19 on Africa’s energy sector”, developed by RES4Africa Foundation and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), in partnership with SDA […]

RES4MED Brochure

RES4Med is a strategic programme of RES4Africa Foundation. RES4Med (Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean) was launched in 2012 as an association to promote the renewable energy development in Southern-Mediterranean countries. Click for the RES4MED brochure.

renewAfrica Initiative Presentation Card

renewAfrica aims to be a one-stop-shop programme that unifies under one umbrella the multitude of existing instruments of the European Commission and the Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) of its Member States. Reducing fragmentation will help create a powerful instrument able to maximize the impact of European funds currently already dedicated to supporting renewables in Africa. […]

2019 Annual Report

A summary of RES4Africa’s 2019: members, events, numbers, and much more. Click for the Annual Report.

RE-thinking Access to Energy Business Models

A year ago, we announced our Water-Energy-Food Nexus programme as an approach to further Africa’s sustainable development. Within the program, with the support of Enel Foundation, we carried out “RE-thinking Access to Energy Business Models”, a study that analysed electrification projects, and integrated and innovative business models, in rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. From the […]

“Deploying RE in Eastern Africa: what does it take?” – 8 proposals of RES4Africa

“Deploying RE in Eastern Africa: what does it take?” is a report in which RES4Africa makes 8 proposals taken from the following position papers and fact sheets : Position Paper 1 – Demand-supply coordination in Sub-Saharan African electricity sector development Position Paper 2 – De-risking Renewable Energy Investments – Lessons to learn, steps to take Position Paper […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 proposals of RES4Africa – “Fostering the deployment of Renewable Energy: a Sustainable Roadmap”

“Fostering the deployment of Renewable Energy: a Sustainable Roadmap” is a report in which RES4Africa Foundation makes 10 proposals taken from the following position papers: Position Paper 1 – De-risking renewable energy investments. Addressing risks for a better market design Position Paper 2 – Best practices for wind project development Position Paper 3 – Decentralized […]

2019 Flagship Publication presented at 7th Annual Conference in Addis Ababa

“Africa’s Future Counts”, RES4Africa Foundation’s second flagship publication, was presented during the 2019 Annual Conference, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 19th June. This publication, developed in collaboration with Enel Foundation, is the second of a series of annual features that focus on strategic perspectives and themes for Africa’s sustainable energy future. Africa’s Future Counts […]