ARE Member Sunkofa supports BBOXX with the launch of Togo's first rural mini-grid

24 April 2019 – A village in Togo saw the launch of a new microgrid project, the Tomorrow’s Connected Community, developed by BBOXX, which aims to unlock the economic potential of entire communities. READ MORE

Grid-Connected Solar and Storage System Powers Community in Typhoon-Prone Northern Philippines

ARE Member Autarsys Commissioned Grid-Connected System for Franciscan Community to Meet Climate Challenges Beneficiaries Include Local Hospital and College READ MORE

Scaling Mini Grids for Last Mile Electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa is Focus of May 2019 Summit in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya - 5 April 2019 - The 5th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2019 will convene on May 8-10 in Nairobi, Kenya. READ MORE

ARE & ECREEE’s new partnership to help upscale decentralised renewable energy in the ECOWAS region

Abidjan, 13 March 2019 - In light of the urgency to address the barriers hindering the roll-out of renewable energy, ARE and ECREEE have pledged to support SMEs and start-ups to upscale decentralised renewable energy and cross-sectoral collaborations in the ECOWAS region. READ MORE

ARE Member ENGIE inaugurates first mini-grid in Zambia

ARE Member ENGIE inaugurated today its first PowerCorner in the Zambian village of Chitandika in presence of Matthew Nkhuwa, the Zambian Minister of Energy, ENGIE’s leadership team as well as local stakeholders. READ MORE

ARE Member EDP supports six access to sustainable energy projects in Africa

The new Fund launched by the group will boost education, health and community projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi, impacting the lives of 55,000 people. READ MORE

ARE Member EAV closes investment in Kivu Green Energy

Nairobi, March 31, 2019 - ARE Member Energy Access Ventures (EAV), an investor in African smart infrastructure startups, is delighted to announce the conclusion of a Series A investment in Kivu Green Energy (KGE), an owner-operator of solar-hybrid minigrids in the Democratic Repu READ MORE

ARE Member SolarWorks! and ElectriFI sign a $4m debt facility to accelerate its expansion in Mozambique

ElectriFI, a EU backed fund that specializes in the electrification and the access to electricity has signed a $4m debt facility with ARE Member SolarWorks!, a leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar home system and energy services provider in Southern Africa. READ MORE

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