RES4MED is a network of international energy leaders, whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions and their integration in the local and regional markets through: a direct dialogue with institutions, agencies, utilities and industrial stakeholders of Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs); the promotion of capacity building and training in the Mediterranean basin to ensure that adequate competences are available to address the development and integration of RES in the electricity markets; proposing complementary “distributed energy” solutions to meet energy local needs and enabling local companies to compete against internationals in their home markets.