50 homes in the Peruvian Amazonia to benefit from clean electricity

Cajamarca, Peru, 28 January 2016 - The National Fund of Scientific & Technological Development and Technological Innovation of Peru (FONDECYT) has awarded ARE member ACCIONA Microenergia Peru a grant to develop an electricity delivery model, adapted to the Peruvian Amazonia, and deploy a pilot project in at least 50 homes. READ MORE

Clean Energy Mini-Grids HIO Annual Report released at WFES

19 January 2016 - The work of the Clean Energy Mini-Grids (CEMG) HIO, where ARE is a steering committee member, as outlined in the Annual Report for 2015, is making a significant contribution to the SE4All objectives. READ MORE

COP21: Game changer for clean energy access

Dear friends of the Alliance, The adoption of the Paris Agreement at COP21 (agreement; highlights) shows that the global society can unite and stand together to combat climate change and marks a turning point in the switch to a renewables-powered global economy. Indeed, if humanity wants to have a chance to reach the objectives of the Agreement, it must go over and beyond the ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ (INDC) and massively boost renewable energy and energy efficiency both in the developed and developing world. READ MORE

ARE & GOGLA release joint industry statement on ElectriFI

Brussels, 4 December 2015 - Today, the decentralised renewable energy industry associations Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) join forces to underline the crucial role renewable energies can play to help achieve the obje READ MORE

ARE Call for Action: Increase clean energy access in developing countries

Brussels, 3 December 2015 - Today, the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), on behalf of the decentralised renewable energy industry working in developing countries, calls on all government leaders gathered at COP21 to take immediate, results-oriented and binding action to t READ MORE

ARE and ALER to collaborate on decentralised clean energy solutions in Portuguese-speaking countries

Brussels and Lisbon, 9 November 2015 - Based on the common belief that the development of decentralised renewable energy systems requires sound, stable and long term policies and regulation that spur private investment and stimulate off-grid renewable energy market development in READ MORE

Mobisol installs 3MW PV and becomes largest rent-to-own solar energy provider in Africa

Berlin, Germany, 2 November 2015 - ARE member Mobisol has now installed over 3MW of capacity and equipped more than 30,000 rural homes and businesses with clean and reliable energy in Tanzania and Rwanda – making them the Africa’s largest rent-to-own solar energy provider by capa READ MORE

IRENA and DTU launch world’s most detailed wind resource data

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E, 21 October, 2015 –  The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). READ MORE