Solarkiosk and SES bring power and internet to an education centre in a jordanian refugee camp

Luxembourg/Berlin, 19 May 2016 – ARE member SOLARKIOSK AG, the energy and business gateway to Base-of-the-Pyramid (BoP) communities worldwide, and SES S.A. READ MORE

Martifer Solar and JV Partners sign development agreement with Canadian Solar in Mexico

9 May 2016 - Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, and its JV partners have signed a Development Agreement with Canadian Solar for a 63MW solar power project in Aguascalientes, Mexico. READ MORE

PV power is paving the way for better healthcare in South Sudan

29 April 2016 - SOLAR23, one of the leading German providers for off-grid and on-grid solar power solutions recently completed in February 2016 a project in South Sudan comprising the turn-key delivery of photovoltaic backup systems and rainwater tanks and the training of local service staff and the customers regional technical team which contributes significantly to the improvement of health care in South Sudan. READ MORE

EU invites submission of project proposals under the new ElectriFI Initiative

Lusaka, 26 April 2016 - ElectriFI is an innovative mechanism viewing to unlock, accelerate and leverage investments providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. ElectriFI became operational on 15 April and immediately afterwards the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Zambia & COMESA organised a Workshop for potential project developers. READ MORE

ENGIE strengthens commitment to international energy access

22 April 2016 - ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies augments its endowment to 50 million euros. READ MORE

Martifer Solar Signs Mou For 25MW Project In Egypt

21 April 2016 - Martifer Solar and NREA (National Renewable Energy Authority) have signed a MoU for availing a 60,26ha land plot in Minya to build a 25MWn solar plant. The RA SOLAR consortium, comprised of EEC Group and Martifer Solar, was qualified by the Egyptian authorities under the Feed-in-Tariff program. READ MORE

ElectriFI invites submission of project proposals

Brussels, 15 April 2016 - The Electrification Financing Initiative, ElectriFI opens its doors on 15 April and interested parties can submit their project proposals through READ MORE

ARE-RECP Off-Grid Investment Forum creates fertile ground for clean off-grid investments

Amsterdam, 15 April 2016 – In a joint effort to mobilise key decision makers as well as institutional and business representatives to further investments in off-grid renewables in the developing world, the Alliance for Rural Elecrtification (ARE) and the Africa-EU Renewable Energ READ MORE