ARE Member WRP awarded funding to train seven solar companies in Francophone Africa on how to transform their off-grid sales results

19 October 2020 - With an award from ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) in collaboration with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of its commitment to the Scaling Off-Grid Energy (SOGE) Grand Challenge for Development, ARE Member READ MORE

ARE Member Sunkofa secures first equity funding raise with Gaia Impact Fund to develop mini-grids in Africa

16 October 2020 - ARE Member Sunkofa Energy develops and operates solar mini-grids, aiming at giving access to energy to inhabitants in Africa living in off grid areas. READ MORE

SIMA Funds & ARE Member Angaza invest in three last-mile off-grid distributors

San Francisco, USA; New York, USA; and Nairobi, Kenya; October 2020 – The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund has anchored its investment portfolio with loans to three last-mile solar dis READ MORE

ARE Member NXT Grid receives funding from Nigerian impact investor All On for mini-grid innovation

Amsterdam, 2 Oct 2020 - ARE Member NXT Grid BV, a solar mini-grid rental company, with a focus on online automation and standardisation to empower local mini-grid developers in Sub-Saharan Afri READ MORE

David Lecoque to lead as new CEO of the Alliance for Rural Electrification

Brussels, 17 September 2020 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) is pleased to announce that David Lecoque has been selected by the Board of Directors to lead the decentralised renewable energy (DRE) industry association as CEO. READ MORE

ARE Member AMMP Technologies Secures Investment to Scale Up Deployment of its Platform for Renewable Energy Operators


ARE Member SparkMeter Completes $12 Million Series A Financing

Washington, 25 Aug 2020 - ARE Member SparkMeter, a provider of grid management services, equipment, and software solutions that increase access to reliable electricity in underserved communit READ MORE

Key Findings from the Energy Access Industry Barometer

7 Aug 2020 - With a view to better understand the rapidly evolving economic situation in partner countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, EnDev spearheaded a broad alliance of sector stakeholders to conduct the most inclusive and global survey of the off-grid energy ind READ MORE