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OASES: Towards a carbon-neutral electrification of Africa

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This blog post was first published by VTT, one of the OASES project partners. Promoting carbon-neutral electrification of Africa by means of satel...

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RE4AFAGRI: New publication in the Energy Strategy Reviews Journal

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The LEAP-RE project RE4AFAGRI (Renewable Energy for African Agriculture: Integrating Modelling Excellence and Robust Business Models) recently publish...

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Join the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum in Pretoria in October!

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The first LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum will be held in Pretoria, South Africa, from 3 to 6 October 2022, in a hybrid format (Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!...

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LEAP-RE opens new Call for AU-EU projects

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The LEAP-RE 2nd Call for AU-EU Collaborative Research and Innovation projects on Renewable Energy is now open. Bringing together 9 African and Euro...

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PURAMS develops a standalone solar cooker to address the challenges caused by traditional cooking methods (LEAP-RE Pillar 2)


PURAMS (Productive Use in Rural Africa Markets using Standalone Solar) aims to develop a standalone solar cooking appliance (cooker), to address ...

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Two missions carried out by the Geothermal Village Project (LEAP-RE Pillar 2)


The “Geothermal Village” (GV) aims to introduce geothermal-based stand-alone electric and thermal energy systems to off-grid African commu...

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The installation of the first demonstrator of the LEOPARD project has started (LEAP-RE Pillar 2)


Installation of the first demonstrator of the LEOPARD project on the campus of Songhaï Center The installation of the first demonstrator of the...

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Updates from the Geothermal Atlas for Africa project (LEAP-RE Pillar 2)

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Africa is still a continent where geothermal energy opportunities remain unknown or ill developed. There is no specific geothermal system in Africa, a...

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RE4AFAGRI at work to achieve the water-energy-agriculture-development Nexus


During the first half of 2022, RE4AFAGRI organised focus groups with stakeholders active in the water-energy-agriculture-development Nexus, at the cor...

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Highlights of SETADiSMA, on year after project start (LEAP-RE Pillar 2)


The SETADiSMA project started its activities in April 2021. Until now, it has mainly worked on the creation of thematic sub-groups among AU-EU partner...

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The LEAP-RE consortium gathers 83 African and European partners covering a wide range of sectors: education/research, private sector, policy and funding. Together, they are building a long-term partnership of African and European stakeholders committed to fostering research and innovation for the development of renewable energy.

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