Applications open for 14th MGA Edition

Applications for the 14th edition of the Micro-Grid Academy are now open. The session, to be held between 30th November and 4th December, will focus on Mini-grids Engineering, Components and System Design. Due to the current circumstances, it will be held online through video lectures of 2,5 to 3 hours each, and will be possibly […]

Solar and wind energy can strengthen Zambia’s electricity supply

New study outlining Zambia’s renewable energy potential presented at joint RES4Africa-Embassy of Italy event

Rome/Lusaka, 7th October 2020 – Thanks to its outstanding renewable potential, Zambia can improve its energy diversification and strengthen the resilience of its power system to cope with current and future water challenges related to climate change by integrating variable renewable energy sources (VRES) into its energy system. This is the outcome of the study […]

South Africa’s Just Energy Transition at the centre of international discussion

A RES4Africa virtual event shed light on the positive impacts of a future low-carbon energy sector

23rd September 2020 – Speakers from local and international agencies, governmental departments, sector organisations and private sector companies today engaged in an in-depth discussion on South Africa’s energy transition and how to make sure that it occurs in a just and inclusive way. The virtual event, promoted by the RES4Africa Foundation, was attended by more […]

Job Opening: Sub-Saharan Africa Programme Project Officer

RES4Africa Foundation is looking for a project officer in order to widen it’s Sub-Saharan Africa Programme team. The project officer will be 60% committed to content research and development, and 40% to relational activities, both internal and external to the Foundation, remotely or with a physical presence on African territory on the occasion of periodic […]

34 Renewable Energy Experts Successfully Complete the MGA Training of Trainers

New experts are ready to join the ranks of the Micro-Grid Academy as trainers, to give their contribution to the transfer of knowledge to young African people in the renewable energy sector: from 29th June to 31st July, 34 African energy professionals attended the Training of Trainers online course, which provided the future trainers with […]

RES4Africa and EACREEE sign MoU to strengthen cooperation on the Micro-Grid Academy (MGA)

Rome, 29 July 2020 – RES4Africa Foundation and the East Africa Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase their cooperation and mutual support in the promotion of renewable energy. The agreement aims especially to deepen their collaboration in the strengthening and expansion of the Micro-Grid […]

Job Vacancy: MGA Project Officer

RES4Africa Foundation is looking for an experienced project officer in order to widen it’s Micro-Grid Academy team. The Micro-Grid Academy is a RES4Africa Foundation’ capacity building and youth programme that contributes to fill the capacity gap and provide access to job opportunities to young women and men in the renewable energy (RE) and rural electrification […]

South Africa Programme presented to country’s main stakeholders

RES4Africa, in collaboration with CSIR, today held a closed session to present its South Africa Just Energy Transition study to the country’s most relevant stakeholders. The key objective of the meeting, which was attended by about 30 participants from utilities, government associations and organisations, private sector companies, renewable energy industry associations and international institutions, was […]

De-risking investments to boost Africa’s renewable energy transition

RES4Africa discusses the theme with high-level experts and launches its 2020 Flagship Publication

Rome, 15 July 2020 – Removing the barriers that prevent the scale-up of private investments in Africa’s renewable energy markets and the potential solutions to unlock Africa’s renewable potential are some of the main themes addressed by RES4Africa’s 2020 yearly Flagship Publication, “Scaling up Africa’s renewable power”, presented today during a virtual event attended by […]

Micro-Grid Academy Young Talent of the Year Award

Micro-Grid Academy YOUNG TALENT OF THE YEAR 2020 AWARD RES4Africa Foundation is launching, with the support of Enel Green Power and in the framework of the Micro-Grid Academy (MGA), the MGA Young Talent of the Year Award to support brilliant young talents addressing major environmental and social challenges that hamper the development of African countries. […]