Abuja, Nigeria – Green Energy Mission Africa (GEM Africa), in partnership with Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth (SSforGG) and with support from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), is thrilled to unveil “YouthVolt Africa: Accelerating Energy Transition and Access.” This visionary project represents a dynamic partnership aimed at empowering African youth to lead the charge in the transition to clean and accessible energy solutions, propelling the continent towards a sustainable and prosperous future.

The launch of “YouthVolt Africa” marks a significant milestone in the journey towards a greener and healthier Africa. This initiative is the embodiment of the shared vision and commitment of these esteemed organizations, with a special mention to Mr. Abubakar Shuiabu, the Founder of Green Energy Mission Africa, whose dedication to sustainable development has been instrumental in driving this transformative project forward.

Mr. Abubakar Shuiabu, Founder of Green Energy Mission Africa, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating: “The collaboration between GEM Africa, SSforGG, and support from RMI demonstrates the power of partnerships in driving positive change. ‘YouthVolt Africa’ represents an opportunity to empower our youth, the future leaders of our continent, with the knowledge and resources they need to be at the forefront of Africa’s energy transition.”

Azeez Abubakar, Founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth, shared his perspective on the project, saying: “The ‘YouthVolt Africa’ initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to green growth and sustainable development. By empowering young Africans to lead in the energy transition, we are fostering a future where environmental responsibility and economic prosperity go hand in hand.”

“YouthVolt Africa” is a comprehensive initiative designed to empower African youth by fostering inclusion in decision-making processes, raising awareness about sustainable energy practices, supporting young entrepreneurs in the renewable energy sector, facilitating collaboration, and advocating for policies that align with sustainable development goals.

The project includes the establishment of the African Youth Energy Transition Forum (AYETF), a vital platform for meaningful dialogue and knowledge exchange among African youths, government officials, industry experts, and academia. AYETF aims to catalyze energy transition efforts while empowering young Africans to take leadership roles in shaping Africa’s energy landscape.

“We are proud to collaborate with Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth and RMI on this transformative project,” said Abubakar Shuiabu. “Our combined expertise and dedication to sustainable development will drive ‘YouthVolt Africa’ towards a brighter, cleaner future for Africa.”

“YouthVolt Africa” is poised to accelerate the energy transition, empower youth leaders, accelerate job creation for African youths, promote cross-sector collaboration, and influence policy changes that support renewable energy adoption across the continent. By fostering innovation, knowledge-sharing, and capacity-building, the project is set to make a significant contribution to Africa’s journey towards a sustainable and cleaner future.

Green Energy Mission Africa and Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth  invite organizations, stakeholders, and supporters to join them in this transformative journey to empower African youth and accelerate the energy transition. Together, they aim to create a greener, healthier Africa, driven by the active participation and leadership of its youth.

For more information about “YouthVolt Africa” and the organizations behind this visionary project, please contact: info@greenenergymissionafrica.org

 

About Green Energy Mission Africa (GEM Africa):

Green Energy Mission Africa (GEM Africa) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable development, advocating for renewable energy, and addressing climate change challenges in Africa. GEM Africa collaborates with various stakeholders to create awareness, take action, and implement transformative projects that promote renewable energy adoption and climate resilience for a greener future.

About Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth (SSforGG):

Sustainable Solutions for Green Growth (SSforGG) is an organization committed to promoting sustainable development, environmental conservation, and green growth solutions. SSforGG works with partners and stakeholders to develop and implement projects that address environmental challenges while fostering economic growth and social equity.

Weblink: https://ssforgg.org/

About Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI):

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is an independent, non-partisan, nonprofit organization that accelerates the clean energy transition and improves lives. RMI works with businesses, policymakers, communities, and other organizations to identify and scale energy system interventions that will cut greenhouse gas emissions and combat the climate crisis.

We link: https://rmi.org/

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