While Africa is still recovering from the socio-economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian war in Ukraine poses new economic threats to many African countries. To that effect, the 2022 SEforALL Forum has invited the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) to participate in the high-level side event “Africa-Europe energy cooperation and the implications of the war in Ukraine” on the 18th of May (15:30 – 16:15 GMT+2).
The fourth short course by Power Futures Lab (PFL), supported by the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), will take place virtually and in-person from 25 to 29 April 2022. The fourth short course by Power Futures Lab (PFL), supported by the Africa – EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), will take place virtually and in-person from 25 to 29 April 2022. The course offers energy sector professionals with an opportunity to develop their own financial model for utility tariff setting.
Our fifth Energy Champion Conversation highlights the work of Rashid Abdallah, the Executive Director of the African Energy Commission (AFREC) at the African Union Commission (AUC). He tells about the challenges and successes of setting up the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) for East Africa and his personal motivation for pushing to secure energy for all African people.
The first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Climate Week hosted a panel on the “Collaboration and Partnerships to Accelerate a Sustainable and Just Energy Transition“. The panel highlighted how a just energy transition can provide solutions to climate change but requires increased collaboration and partnerships across the entire economy.