renewAfrica to reinforce collaboration with African and European stakeholders in 2021

This year’s scope of work was approved during today’s Steering Committee meeting

19th January 2021 – The eighth Steering Committee of the renewAfrica Initiative was held today, during which the main stakeholders had the opportunity to recapitulate the progress made in the past months and outline the way forward. The meeting saw the exceptional participation of representatives of the European Commission and the European Investment Bank in […]

RES4Africa and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco sign agreement to further drive the country’s renewable energy transition

23rd December 2020 – RES4Africa Foundation and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco signed an agreement to formalise their cooperation on key strategic initiatives in the fields of electricity and renewable energy. Access to electricity through renewables constitutes a pillar of sustainable growth. The use of abundant and diverse renewable energy sources […]

RES4Africa and RCREEE to jointly promote renewable energy deployment

December 2020 – RES4Africa Foundation and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) join forces to promote sustainable energy policies, technologies and solutions in the South- and East-Mediterranean and sub-Saharan African region. The two institutions signed a memorandum of understanding on 30th November 2020 agreeing to share knowledge and expertise relating to […]

The renewAfrica Initiative presented in Africa

The Initiative was presented at Photovoltafrica before an African and international audience

9th December 2020 – The renewAfrica Initiative was today presented at Photovoltafrica, the International Congress of Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency based in Morocco. The presentation marks a milestone for the Initiative, as it is officially presented in Africa before an African and international audience. The presentation took place within the “The challenges of financing renewable […]

Leading renewable players urge governments to re-align recovery measures with Paris Agreement

7 December 2020 – With the Paris Agreement celebrating its fifth anniversary this week, all eyes are on the world’s governments to urgently scale-up climate action. In a renewed call to action, RES4Africa Foundation is among the over 100 leading renewable energy players, as members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Coalition for Action, […]

Salvatore Bernabei is the new President of RES4Africa Foundation

RES4Africa welcomes Salvatore Bernabei as new President: the new CEO of Enel Green Power succeeds Antonio Cammisecra in leading the Foundation in the promotion of renewable energy in Africa. The leadership change takes place in a particularly delicate moment due to the Covid-19 pandemic; however, the unprecedented international dynamics and the urgent needs of the […]

The renewAfrica Initiative presented to EVP Timmermans

The EVP recognises renewAfrica and European Green Deal as aligned and welcomes the work done by the Initiative

29th October 2020 – The renewAfrica Initiative was today presented to Mr Frans Timmermans, the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal. By the end of the meeting, which saw the participation of CEOs and high-level representatives of 18 of the most important international companies and organisations active in the renewable energy sector, […]

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 […]

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 […]