ARE Members install a new mini-grid system in rural Tanzania

In July a new mini-grid system utilizing Studer Innotec power electronics and installed by Ensol (T) Ltd and Trama Tecno Ambiental (TTA), was commissioned in rural Tanzania. READ MORE

Following installation start of first projects, ecoligo opens next solar project in Kenya for crowdinvesting

Berlin, 3 August 2017 - ARE Member ecoligo has launched a new project on its crowdinvesting platform, shortly after installation has begun on the startup’s first two crowdfinanced solar systems. The financing volume is 144,000 €. READ MORE

Users of the ‘Luz en Casa Amazonia’ pilot project validates the ACCIONA Microenergia Peru’s new electrification model

Madrid, 20 July 2017 - The customer survey conducted in the 61 households attended with the Luz en Casa Amazonia Pilot Project has revealed their total satisfaction with the service of the photovoltaic systems provided. READ MORE

Mobisol secures additional substantial senior loan facility from Finnfund

Berlin / Helsinki, 11 July 2017 - ARE Member Mobisol has strengthened its capital base by an additional substantial senior loan facility from Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd.), following an already provided senior loan in 2016 to Mobisol’s operations in Tanz READ MORE

Sunlabob Renewable Energy partners with Anita Asia on rooftop solar PV at Myanmar garment factory

YANGON, July 3 2017 – ARE Member, Sunlabob Renewable Energy, Ltd., a venture-backed company specializing in decentralized renewable energy, recently completed and commissioned a 92.6 kilowatt peak (kWp) rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installation at Anita Asia Ltd., an Austrian-owned garment factory operating in Yangon since 1997. READ MORE

Mobisol acquires Lumeter to Expand Off-grid Solar Pay-As-You-Go Solution

San Francisco /  Berlin – 27 June 2017 – ARE Member Mobisol, a leader in decentralized solar electrification, today announced that it has acquired Lumeter, one of the largest providers of pay-as-you-go (PAYG) software for the off-grid solar industry. READ MORE

Mobisol Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum, and Ashden Award Winner

World Economic Forum on Wednesday announced its selection of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers 2017 Companies were selected for their potential to significantly impact business and society through new technologies, and advance the Fourth Industrial Revolution READ MORE

Transnational cooperation project to (em)power off-grid communities in North-West Europe with decentralised renewable hybrid energy systems

Alkmaar, 13 June 2017 – In a joint effort to pilot North-West Europe (NWE) towards a low-carbon energy future, ARE and eight project partners have teamed up to develop a standardised model for renewables-based decentral hybrid energy systems (DHES) in the project “Low Carbon Off- READ MORE