Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA) is established to advance international collaboration on clean energy policies and programs

8 April 2014, Berkeley, CA - First GESA Initiative Gathers Key U.S. and European Policy Makers and Regulators to Discuss Strategies for Reducing Emissions by Increasing Use of Energy Storage. READ MORE

Alliance members win Solar Industry Awards 2012

18 January 2013 - Phaesun, Steka Elektronik and SMA have won the prestigious Solar Industry Awards in different categories, as a recognition of their exceptional projects and product innovation during the past years. READ MORE

ARE launches Small Wind Campaign

27 June 2012 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) launched today its Small Wind Campaign, which aims to eliminate the bottlenecks and misconceptions that have been preventing decision-makers in developing countries to in READ MORE

Off-Grid Renewable Energy Industry Welcomes The United Nations' International Year Of Sustainable Energy For All

18 January 2012 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), the only trade association in the world representing the off-grid renewables industry operating in developing countries, welcomes the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Energy for All a READ MORE

Large-Scale Social Business Project To Provide Energy And Ict Access In Africa

11 October 2011 - NICE International BV, a company based in The Netherlands, has launched the large-scale roll-out of its successful social business concept. The expansion will provide widespread access to energy and ICT in Africa. READ MORE

The Alliance Has Been Elected The Best Intersolar Blogger In A Competition Organised By Pv Magazine, One Of The Industry’s Most Influential Magazines

22 June 2011 - Over Intersolar’s three days, Simon Rolland published six posts about the most popular buzz words of this year's Trade Fair, from feed-in tariffs to the sector’s gender inequality. READ MORE

ECREEE and ARE sign Memorandum of Understanding

28 March 2011 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Mr. Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and Mr. READ MORE

Simon Rolland appointed new Secretary General of ARE

3 March 2011 - Simon was elected unanimously at the organisation's recent Annual General Assembly and takes over from Guido Glania, who had held the position since 2008. He had been ARE's Policy and Development Manager for the past four years. READ MORE