Scaling up EU Commitment to Deliver REs Investments in Africa: the EU-Africa Partnership for a Common Green Deal

2nd meeting of renewAfrica signatories

  Seven months after its launch in June 2019, renewAfrica has made great strides. It became a well-defined initiative to scale up European private investments in Africa’s renewable energy potential, and it has also taken shape in a rapidly evolving policy context. The new Commission’s determination to pursue global leadership through the European Green Deal, […]

RES4Africa Session at IRENA Public-Private Dialogue

10th January, Abu Dhabi – RES4Africa collaborates with the International Energy Assembly Agency (IRENA) and IRENA Coalition for Action on the session “Scaling-up private sector investment to accelerate Africa’s energy transition” in the framework of the IRENA General Assembly 2020. The discussion addresses the barriers and hampering elements in energy markets that need to be […]

COFIDES and EDFI join renewAfrica

10 December 2019, Madrid – In the framework of COP 25, the renewAfrica Initiative was presented in Madrid to the Spanish financing institution COFIDES and to the association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI). At the end of the presentation, both organisations joined renewAfrica signing the Declaration of Intent in support of the initiative. Promoted […]

RES4Africa at MedReg workshop in Jordan

On 27th and 28th November, RES4Africa took part to the workshop organised by MedReg in Amman, Jordan, where international energy experts presented a concrete roadmap and technical solutions to Jordanian energy stakeholders to improve the country’s electricity licensing procedures on the one hand, and to accelerate investment in the Jordanian storage system on the other. […]

Applications Open for January 2020 Micro-Grid Academy in Nairobi

Applications for the next Micro-Grid Academy session are now open. The 1-week training course will be held from 20 to 24 January 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya, and will focus on the basic components of decentralized energy systems, and rural community needs and demand assessment. In collaboration with Strathmore University, the Micro-Grid Academy has developed a […]

8th MGA session kicks-off in Ethiopia

The 8th Micro-Grid Academy session kicked-off today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The week-long training is dedicated to RES4Africa’s international stakeholders that are currently developing agrifood projects in Ethiopia, and aims to present sustainable technical solutions based on renewable energy to address their energy needs. RES4Africa members EGP, RINA, FRIEM, ERM and Sapienza University will train […]

ONEE, MASEN, Nareva/Enel Green Power Sign Contracts for Boujdour Wind Farm Project

The National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN), and the private developer of the 850 MW Integrated Wind Energy Project, consisting of the Nareva Holding (Morocco) and Enel Green Power (Italy) consortium signed, on Tuesday in Rabat, the contracts for the 300MW Boujdour wind farm. With an […]

6th ATC session kicks-off in Milan

The Advanced Training Course, organised by RES4Africa Foundation in partnership with Enel Foundation, and in cooperation with MIP Politecnico di Milano and Bocconi University, kicks off today in Milan. During the two-weeks intensive course, participants will acquire a set of technical, economic and regulatory core competences to assess and deploy the most appropriate solutions in […]

RES4Africa at the 23rd ICSOE Meeting

From 5th to 7th November, RES4Africa took part in the 23rd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE), held annually by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to discuss key issues and challenges about the economic and social development of Eastern Africa. RES4Africa participated to the session on crowding-in investments for energy and infrastructure development […]

Session at Key Energy 2019

The internationalisation of the Italian renewables industry in promoting investment in Africa Key Energy, 7th November 2019 On 7th November, RES4Africa held a workshop titled “The internationalisation of the Italian renewables industry in promoting investment in Africa”. Held at Key Energy, the event aimed to showcase projects, experiences, perspectives and success stories of Italian and […]