Inauguration of eight hybrid mini-grids in Mali

30 June 2014 - After 3 years of operation, The Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES) in the Netherlands and its company SSD-EN SA Yeelen Kura, will inaugurate on the 25th of June 2014 in the locality of Koumantou, the infrastructures of 8 hybrid mini-grids utilized for the powe READ MORE

2nd International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference addresses solutions for Rural Electrification

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EU announces new rural electrification projects

6 June 2014 - 16 energy projects will receive €95 million funding, thanks to the EU’s new rural electrification programme. The projects include hydro, wind, solar and biomass projects across nine African countries. READ MORE

The Alliance is Partner Organisation for the First Annual SEforALL Forum

23 May 2014 - UN Secretary-General to host first Sustainable Energy for All Forum (4-6 June) Ministers, leaders from business and civil society to assess progress, chart way forward  to reach targets on energy access, efficiency, renewables. READ MORE

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