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Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa (RES4AFRICA)

2015 - ongoing

Implementing agencies

African partners
Government, Other public body, Private sector, Civil society

Names of African partners involved
Regional initiatives, utilities, private sector, research institutions, NGOs

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Under G7 in collaboration with AEEP

Geographical scope

Countries where active
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Chad Republic, Comoros, Congo, Libya, Dem. Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali Republic, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger Republic, Nigeria, Principe, Rwanda, Senegal Republic, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia Republic, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritius

Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
RES4Africa promotes the deployment of large-scale and decentralized renewable energy solutions in Sub-Saharan African markets to meet local energy needs for growth. RES4Africa gathers a network of international leaders from across the clean energy value chain and supports the creation of an enabling environment for renewable energy investments and strategic partnerships. RES4Africa functions as a bridge between members and partners of emerging markets for an exchange of perspectives and expertise.

Main activities
Acting as a platform for dialogue & strategic partnerships between members and partners to exchange perspectives and foster cooperation; Technical support & market intelligence through dedicated studies and recommendations based on members’ know-how to advance RE markets; Leading capacity building, training and innovation efforts based on members’ expertise to enable skills and knowledge transfer that support long-term RE market creation



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