Covid can’t, and won’t, stop us

We are living in a challenging time. The lockdown introduced in Italy about three weeks ago has now spread across much of the globe and, like everyone else, had to adjust to the new scenario. A number of Foundation events have been postponed, and the entire team is at home. Nevertheless, we are working remotely […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 and GWEC sign MoU to forward Africa’s sustainable development

Rome – 6th November. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and RES4Africa Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation through joint initiatives and activities to support sustainable development for resilient economies and energy systems in Africa. GWEC and RES4Africa share a common vision that sustainable energy development is a crucial catalyst to […]

Soltec joins RES4Africa Foundation as a member

On 5th November 2019, in the framework of the Executive Committee meeting, Soltec officially joined RES4Africa Foundation as a member. “We are firmly convinced that this agreement will procure a great collaboration between Soltec and all the other members of RES4Africa Foundation. Soltec has always been a company with a strong commitment in innovation of […]