ARE Members Nexus Energy & Africa GreenTec announce successful merger

Florence, Italy, 14 January 2021 - Green Climate Ventures (GCV) announced the successful merger of its fully controlled company READ MORE

ARE & TAREA sign MoU to support decentralised renewable energy businesses & market development in Tanzania

Brussels and Dar es Salaam, 12 January 2021 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

Bboxx, EDF, and ARE Member SunCulture team up with Togolese Government to accelerate access to sustainable solar-powered farming

Building on their successful cooperation since 2018, Bboxx and EDF will expand access to water pumps for thousands of farmers’ sustainable irrigation The Government of Togo is subsidising the cost for customers READ MORE

REPP injects £1 million into smart battery rental business targeting off-grid customers

London, 11 December 2020: The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance, has invested £1 million into a renewables-powered battery rental company that provides affordable energy access to off-grid communities in West READ MORE

After a slow year for electrification, 2020 ends with a full workshop and promising pipeline for ARE Member SustainSolar, greatly supported by innovative mini-grid asset leasing offering

9 December 2020 - The contraction of the global economy paired with far-reaching travel restrictions during most of 2020 did not only slow down many industrial sectors but also had a significant impact on the implementation of rural electrification projects in developing economie READ MORE

AfDB launches $50 million facility to support energy access companies through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

4 December 2020 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $20 million concessional investment from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to establish the COVID-19 Off-Grid Recovery Platform (CRP). READ MORE

Leading Renewable Players Urge Governments to Re-align Recovery Measures with Paris Agreement

7 December 2020 - With the Paris Agreement celebrating its fifth anniversary this week, all eyes are on the world’s governments to urgently scale-up climate action. READ MORE

ARE Member SunCulture raises USD 14 million Series A Funding

7 December 2020, NAIROBI, KENYA ⁠— ARE Member SunCulture, a Kenya-based technology company and leader in solar power systems, water pumps, and irrigation systems for smallholder farmers, clo READ MORE