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In an opinion piece for EURACTIV, AEEP Head of Secretariat Johan van den Berg, explains why Africa and Europe should focus their joint efforts towards harnessing the potential of wind in Africa. Drawing on five key recommendations presented in the AEEP’s policy brief ‘Wind Energy: Joining Forces for an African Lift-Off‘, launched at the EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) 2022, van den Berg, notes that the challenge to electrify Africa through a much enhanced grid is ,however, as political as it is financial.

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Thriving Political Dialogue
The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) has launched its latest Policy Brief “Wind Energy: Joining Forces for an African Lift-Off”. The Brief was peer reviewed by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and RES4Africa and presented at the EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) 2022 in a joint side-event with the European Commission, the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), GWEC and Vestas South Africa.

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Allgemein Thriving Political Dialogue
On 2-6 February the 35th Ordinary session of the Assembly of African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the Summit the continent’s priorities for the year ahead were discussed and the rotating leadership of the Union was handed over from H.E. President Antoine Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo to President Macky Sall of Senegal.

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