RES4Africa Foundation welcomes BaxEnergy as partner

The foundation’s network reaches 31 organisations between members and partners

Rome, 25th February 2020 – During the first Executive Committee of the year, RES4Africa Foundation welcomed BaxEnergy as new partner. BaxEnergy has more than 10 years of experience in developing turnkey solutions for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of power plants. Through its cutting edge technology, BaxEnergy provides concrete solutions that can result in […]

RES4Africa Foundation welcomes three new members as renewAfrica Partners

RES4Africa welcomes three new members in its network as EDP Renewables, Nordex Group and Vestas join the Foundation as part of its recently-introduced “renewAfrica Partners” membership category. The renewAfrica Initiative was launched in Rome in June 2019, and RES4Africa Foundation has been entrusted with carrying out the duties of its interim secretariat. The aim of […]

RES4Africa Events Postponed

In light of the transitory global situation with novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), RES4Africa Foundation has reached the decision to postpone its upcoming international events including the South Africa Programme Launch (scheduled for 9th March) and the Business-to-Government Workshop in Zambia (scheduled for 17th March). The new dates for the events will be communicated as soon as […]

Job Vacancy: Communications Assistant

RES4Africa Foundation is looking for a Communication Assistant to expand its communication team. The Communications Assistant will be mainly entrusted with the editorial part of the communication activities, writing articles, reports and other kinds of documents. Excellent writing skills, both in Italian and in English, are therefore required. Please refer to the attached job description […]

renewAfrica presented at the European institutional level

The initiative that aims to scale-up renewable energy investments in Africa positively received in Brussels

Brussels, 28th January 2020 – Seven months after the launch of the renewAfrica Initiative in June 2019, leaders from the European renewable energy sector gather in Brussels to take stock of progress made and outline the way forward. The half-day meeting, hosted by RES4Africa Foundation, counts the presence of representatives of the European Commission, the European renewable energy industry, […]

Applications Open for March 2020 Micro-Grid Academy in Lusaka

Applications for the next Micro-Grid Academy session are now open. The week-long training course organized by RES4Africa Foundation and supported by Enel Foundation will be held from 16th to 20th March 2020 in Lusaka, Zambia, and will focus on business models and technologies of decentralized renewable energy systems for productive uses. The training curriculum provides participants with a comprehensive […]

The 9th Edition of the MicroGridAcademy (MGA) in Nairobi, Kenya

The 9th edition of the Micro-Grid Academy (MGA) ended on Friday 24th January, 2020. Held in Nairobi, the capacity building training was primarily destinated to African young students, technicians, managers and engineers to promote an affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy for all by 2030 – SDG#7. Organized by RES4Africa Foundation with the support of ENEL […]

RES4Africa Foundation holds a B2G in Kenya to advance the country’s RE transition

Nairobi, 22nd January 2020 – RES4Africa Foundation, on request of the Embassy of Italy in Nairobi,  holds a business-to-government (B2G) workshop at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya, titled “Renewable Energy in Kenya: Unlocking Investments, Innovation and Research”. The event gathers 250 representatives of the private sector, academia, international organizations, Kenyan public institutions and Italian companies to discuss […]

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, […]