Regulation and Private Sector Investment in the Energy Sector of Africa: a New Event Co-Organised by RES4Africa and UNECA

In the framework of the Ministerial Thematic Forums for the High-level Dialogue on Energy, 21-25 June 2021

Rome, 18th of June 2021 – Affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity access plays a key role in facilitating socio-economic development, as recognized by UN SDG7. Nonetheless, important hindrances remain within electricity markets in Africa, threatening the achievement of universal access to energy by year 2030. As acknowledged by the last Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress […]

Micro-Grid Academy Digital Photo Contest 2021

  Rome, 18th June 2021 –  Visual art plays an important role in building awareness and sharing knowledge, as well as encouraging to take action on fighting climate change. For this reason, RES4Africa Foundation in collaboration with AVSI Foundation are organizing the Micro-Grid Academy Digital Photo Contest, an online photo-contest dedicated to the fight against climate […]

“Enabling Africa’s green recovery: solutions to scale-up renewable power in Africa”, the G20 Collateral event organised by RES4Africa Foundation

15th June 2021 – In a time when a collective effort is crucial for starting again after the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy took on the Presidency of the G20 and the co-Presidency of COP-26. RES4Africa Foundation, the Rome-based organisation committed in the promotion of renewable energy in Africa, will hold the collateral […]

RES4Africa Foundation and Cluster Solaire signed a Letter of Intent to foster their cooperation in support of Morocco’s just energy transition

Rome, 3rd June – The Rome-based RES4Africa Foundation, committed in creating enabling environment for renewable energy investments in Africa, and Cluster Solaire, the Moroccan platform working to develop a competitive solar industrial sector, concluded an agreement to deepen their collaboration in the promotion of renewable energy solutions in Morocco. With the Letter of Intent, the two […]

RES4Africa Participated in the Minitalk “Energy4Future”

The event, organized by Scienza Divertente, introduced sustainability and renewable energy to a young audience

Rome, May the 29th 2021 –  In order to achieve a sustainable tomorrow, good seeds must be planted today. That’s why RES4Africa Foundation has always been committed to capacity-building, knowledge spreading and education. In this regard, our Secretary General, Roberto Vigotti, participated in the minitalk Energy4Future, organized and promoted by Scienza Divertente, world leader of […]

Overcoming bankability issues to make renewable energy feasible in Ethiopia

Key factors for project finance, potential risks, mitigation tools and more discussed during webinar held by BonelliErede in collaboration with RES4Africa Foundation

BonelliErede, a leading international law firm, along with the RES4Africa Foundation, an organisation dedicated to promoting renewable energy in Africa, recently held a webinar which covered the management of bankability issues regarding renewable energy projects in Ethiopia with governmental counterparties. The latest in a series of such sessions organized by BonelliErede, it covered important points […]

The Fourth Session of AM-Powering Connexions Will Kick off on June the 9th

The 9th of June 2021 will see RES4Africa host the 4th AM-Powering Connexions sessions. This series of monthly meetings is aimed at the South African energy community to discuss ideas, share resources, and create connection and engagement opportunities linked to a South African energy transition.  AM-Powering Connexions is promoted by the RES4Africa Foundation in collaboration […]

renewAfrica held its first conversation with Mozambique’s energy sector stakeholders

  25th May 2021 – RES4Africa Foundation held the first outreach event of the renewAfrica Initiative in Africa: structured as a working session, the online event “A conversation with Mozambique’s energy sector stakeholders” took place today, gathering the most relevant stakeholders of the renewable energy sector of the East-African country. Organised in collaboration with the Associação […]


  Applications for the 18th edition of the Micro-Grid Academy are now open. The new online session, to be held between the 21st and the 25th of June 2021, will focus on Module 3 of the Curriculum and business skills. Relevant topics will be systems design, O&M of renewable energy systems, health, safety and environment. […]

RES4Africa Foundation participates in the G20 collateral event “Innovative clean-tech solutions and strategies to accelerate the energy transition”

20th May 2021 – Yesterday, RES4Africa Foundation participated in the conference Innovative clean-tech solutions and strategies to accelerate the energy transition, a collateral event organised in the framework of the G20 focused on climate and energy. Along with ENEA, Terna, Enel, Snam, Saipem, Eni and ARERA, RES4Africa’s Secretary General Roberto Vigotti intervened as panelist talking […]