The launch of the flagship projects in the climate and energy sectors in Africa is an important step in the EU’s efforts to enhance collaboration and achieve the aims of the Africa-EU Green Energy Initiative (AEGEI). The Africa-EU Energy Partnership, as the political dialogue arm of the AEGEI, supports the achievement of just energy transitions on both continents.
Category: Showcasing Joint Action
REPORT: SDG7 in Africa Achievable by 2034 – Upgrade of Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure Requires Urgent Attention
The second annual report on ‘European financial flows on SDG7 to Africa’, commissioned by the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), shows that there is a realistic pathway towards closing the investment gap on SDG7, provided several conditions are met by key stakeholders. Under the current trajectory and growth rate of investments, SDG7 will be achieved by 2034.
AEEP Energy Talks: Achieving SDG7 in Africa – The 2022 AEEP Report: European Financial Flows on SDG7 to Africa
On 1 March, 14:00-15:30 CET, the AEEP Energy Talks will explore the results of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership’s second annual ‘European Financial Flows on SDG7 to Africa’ report. The results of the report indicate that the achievement of SDG7 is feasible by 2034.
On 21 February, 16:30-18:30 (CET), the AEEP Secretariat will host a networking event to launch the second annual report on ‘European Financial Flows on SDG7 to Africa’. The event takes place during the Spanish International Renewable Energy Conference (SPIREC) on 21-23 February in Madrid, Spain and it constitutes one of the biggest industrial gatherings for renewable energy in the world.
The EU Global Gateway Strategy Boosts Bicontinental Collaboration on Energy Partnerships, Infrastructure and Green Hydrogen
In a three piece article series for the African Energy Portal (AEP), Johan van den Berg, Head of Secretariat, Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), examines the international landscape on energy and climate, and how the EU's Global Gateway Strategy can boost African–European energy collaboration.