Amped Innovation contracts USD 6m with ARE Member EDFI ElectriFI to provide solar home systems to 500 000+ people in frontier markets

16 September 2021 - EDFI ElectriFI is making available a USD 6m revolving working capital facility (USD 4m from its global facility and USD 2m from the Nigeria Country Window READ MORE

ARE Member SunFunder Finances Yellow’s Solar Kits with a USD 4m Loan in Malawi

13 September 2021 - Fund manager SunFunder is providing a USD 4m loan to Yellow. The loan will support the company’s growing sales of solar home systems. READ MORE

ARE Member CrossBoundary to Supply 13 MW of Solar Power to GCO Facilities

7 September 2021 - Solar energy provider CrossBoundary Energy has signed an agreement with Grande Côte Operations (GCO), the subsidiary of French group Eramet. READ MORE

OECS Solar Dialogue highlights the importance of decentralised renewable energy to reach climate goals in the Eastern Caribbean

7 September 2021 - The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the Eastern Caribbean Solar Challenge, and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) organised the dialogue on Advancing Policy READ MORE

ARE Member SparkMeter Digitises the Management of Green Mini-grids for 100,000 People in Benin

31 August 2021 - SparkMeter will digitise the management of green mini-grids in Benin. READ MORE

GET.invest & GIZ to Launch an Initiative to Promote Financing of Off-grid Systems in Local Currency in Rwanda

2 September 2021 - The GET.invest programme and the GIZ Financial Systems Development Cluster are joining forces to launch an initiative to encourage the financing of decentralised solar systems in local currency. The initiative will run until the end of 2021. READ MORE

ARE & UNREEEA Sign MoU to Foster Decentralised Renewable Energy in Uganda

30 August 2021 - The Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to foster the renewable energy sector in Uganda and East Africa. READ MORE


Call for Case Studies & Videos - DRE for Mining Campaign: Decarbonising Mines & Powering up Communities

25 August 2021 - Under their new ‘DRE for Mining’ Campaign, Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and UNIDO ITPO Germany are inviting mining companies, innovative technology providers and decentralised renewable energy (DRE) stakeholders to submit case studies and videos for a READ MORE