Micro-Grid Academy Digital Photo Contest 2021

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Micro-Grid Academy Digital Photo Contest 2021

RES4AFRICA Foundation is organizing the Micro-Grid Academy Digital Photo Contest 2021. All young and amateur photographers between the age of 18 to 30 years are eligible to participate. The theme of the contest is Climate Change and Energy. You can submit a photograph under any one of the categories. To participate, you are required to upload a picture on Instagram that is related to the theme and tag the official user IDs of the foundation and follow the hashtag. The last date to post the picture is August 31st, 2021.

Climate Change is a serious issue and visual art can play an important role in spreading awareness about the same. Therefore, by participating in the contest, you can contribute your part in saving the environment. Also, if you win, you will win exciting cash prizes, credits, and your photographs will be published in relevant studies related to the RE sector. This is the opportunity for you to show your ideas of saving the environment to the world through your lenses.

RES4AFRICA was founded in 2012 and is a foundation that works in support of Africa’s just energy transition in order to achieve the SDG7, securing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. They work with the aim to create favorable conditions for scaling up investments in clean energy technologies to accelerate Africa’s just energy transition and transformation.

Brief Description  

Refer to the table below for further details:

OrganizationRES4Africa Foundation
Educational Level18 to 30 years old
Access modeOnline
Number of Awards3
CityVia Ticino
NationalityDomestic and international
Application DeadlineAugust 31, 2021
Application feesN/A
RequirementsA photograph

Who is Eligible?

The eligibility criteria for the contest are as follows:

  • All the non-professional photographers between the age of 18 to 30 years old are eligible.
  • The pictures taken before three years of the contest date are ineligible.
  • The contest will be organized under two categories and you can participate in any one of the following.
  • The themes are as follows:
  • Climate Change: Inspire the judges with the pictures that uncover the role of renewables in the fight against climate change.
  • Energy: Describe with a picture, the potential of renewable energy as the solution to a wide range of social, economic, and environmental challenges globally.

How to Apply?

For participating in the contest, you are requested to follow the stated guidelines:

  • Upload your image on your personal Instagram account, mentioning the title, location, date, and category before the deadline.
  • The quality of the picture must be in HD.
  • Tag @RES4Africa & @avsi_foundation Instagram account.
  • Include the hashtag #All4climateitaly2021
  • Only one entry is allowed per person.


The Grand Prize winner of the Micro-Grid Academy Digital Photo Contest 2021 will get a monetary reward of €250 EUR, the second prize winner will get €150 EUR, and the third winner will get €50 EUR. Also, each one will receive credits and publication in relevant studies related to the RE sector. This is the opportunity for you to present your talent and open up new doors to your career.

Application Deadline

The last date to submit your entries for the contest is Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Kindly submit your photographs before the deadline or else your submissions will be considered invalid.

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