On 31 May, 2022, the Florence School of Regulation (FSR), in collaboration with DG ENER, hosted a workshop for the South African energy regulator NERSA. AEEP's Head of Secretariat, Johan van den Berg, provided a global view on the energy transition and on the joint approach between the EU and South Africa.
The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum on 17-19 May in Kigali, Rwanda, convened energy experts to take stock of progress and drive action towards SDG 7. The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) participated in a high-level side event where the Russian aggression in Ukraine and its implications for AU-EU energy cooperation was discussed.
The online course on “Renewable Energy Project Design and Development” started on the 10th of May. The three-week course is hosted by the SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE), and supported by the Africa – EU Energy Partnership (AEEP). The course aims to impart technical knowledge and skills to participants on renewable energy project planning, designing, developing/implementation, and installation.
On 9-13 May the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) supported another Training of Trainers organised by the African Energy Commission (AFREC). The training targeted 18 energy experts to advance their knowledge on energy data and become future trainers in their respective countries.
On 18 May, 2022, the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) will join experts and senior executives across the hydrogen and fuel cells industry in Paris for the Namibian Green Hydrogen Investment Forum. The AEEP will contribute to a panel discussion about how a Namibia-EU collaboration could be an ideal strategic partnership enabling a climate-neutral Europe.