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YEEP: An Innovating Program Closing Skills Gaps for Youth in Energy in East Africa

Young people looking to join the Energy space in Africa struggle to find internship opportunities to gain work experience that is often a prerequisite to enter into the job market. They also struggle to pay for certification programs, another entry barrier into the industry.

Power for All and Student Energy Partner to Accelerate Youth Careers in Clean Energy

On this International Youth Day, themed ‘Intergenerational Solidarity’, Power for All and Student Energy are pleased to announce their official partnership in the Student Energy Career Training (SECT) program supporting young people to start their careers in clean energy.

Youth Leaders in SDG7: Dr. Mohamed Alhaj, Founder and Director, Clean Energy 4 Africa and his youthful team

As part of International Youth Day, we reached out to Dr. Mohamed Alhaj, the founder and director of Clean Energy 4 Africa (CE4A), and some of his youthful team members for their insights on the role of Africa’s youth in energy access and transition. CE4A is a youth-led think-tank that promotes renewable energy in Africa. It is considered one of the top 100 youth initiatives globally that support SDG7.

Post the Pandemic Hiatus, Spirited Investments, and Commitments set to Drive Energy Access in Africa

Power for All was part of the over 1,000 participants from the energy sector gathered in Kigali, Rwanda, at the recent and highly successful Sustainable Energy for All Forum. The event made significant progress in advancing a clean and inclusive energy transition around the world, including a commitment of USD 347 million to support energy access and transition. The team shares their highlights and takeaways from the forum.