“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 […]

renewAfrica Initiative: Advancing European commitment to Africa’s clean energy access

The renewAfrica Initiative is a European multi-stakeholder backed initiative to accelerate Africa’s sustainable energy transition. It seeks to catalyse transformational renewable energy investments that will foster the continent’s future sustainable development. renewAfrica ambitions to be a one-stop shop Programme with a mission to advance European investment in African renewable energy projects. It seeks to catalyse […]

Scaling-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 […]

Integration of variable energy in the national electric system of Ethiopia

“Integration of variable energy in the national electric system of Ethiopia” is a study focused on the integration of variable renewables into the Ethiopian electrical grid considering the development scenario until 2030. This study has been crafted and developed in close collaboration with the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), coordinated by RES4Africa Foundation in 2018 in […]

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 […]