A partnership with Italian energy company Eni to find solutions for energy access in sub-Saharan Africa will become one of the first Solutions Initiatives of the SDSN.

Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni is a member of the Leadership Council responsible for the strategic decisions of the Network.

The Energy for All in Sub-Saharan Africa Solutions Initiative is supported by a scientific research team led by Professor Vijay Modi of Columbia University, taking guidance and co-ordination with the principles of Sustainable Energy For All (SEFA) of the United Nations, in which Eni is actively involved.