ARE Members SOLAR23 & Solarmate Engineering launch new PV investment calculator and publish demand-side survey results

The Nigerian-German knowhow & technology transfer initiative on solar PV diesel hybrid systems presents a new online PV-Calculator that assesses the economics of solar investments for companies, hospitals and schools. READ MORE

ARE Member Simpa Energy Launches India’s First Solar Powered Air Cooler

Noida, 17 April 2018 – People in rural India have a new way to keep cool this summer: The Simpa Solar Cooler. In India the temperatures often reach 48 degree Celsius during peak summer months. Until now the rural population has not had many solutions to seek relief. READ MORE

ARE Member Energo Boost Clean Energy Production through Qtum Blockchain implementation in Philippines

Singapore, April 8, 2018 - Qtum Foundation Pte Ltd announce today that ARE Member Energo Foundation Pte Ltd has implemented Qtum blockchain platform in its latest cooperation with First Gen, the largest producer of clean energy in the Philippines, on the company's blockchain micr READ MORE

Announcing ARE's new Board and President

Catania, 12 March 2018 - ARE is pleased to announce that Vivian Vendeirinho (RVE.SOL) was elected as new ARE President until 2019 at ARE's last Annual General Meeting (AGM). READ MORE

ARE Member Smart RUE's latest open source software tool for wind electric systems

The OpenAFPM modeling tools can be used for designing Axial Flux Permanent Magnet (AFPM) generators for wind electric systems with the use of the open source finite element analysis software ‘Finite Element Method Magnetics’ (FEMM). READ MORE

ARE Member ecoligo.investments funds latest solar project in just 11 hours as German crowd investors show their support for Ghanaian entrepreneurship

Frankfurt / Berlin / Accra, 22 March 2018 – German crowdinvestors have shown their support for Ghanaian entrepreneurship after a project to power the Impact Hub in Accra was financed in record time on the ecoligo.investments platform. READ MORE


Fostering investment, breaking down barriers and data transparency help drive off-grid project bankability

Catania, 14 March 2018 – The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) gathered over 200 participants in Catania, Italy from 13-15 March 2018 for the 4th edition of the READ MORE

Mini Grids Deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa to be Boosted at Nairobi Summit

Nairobi, Kenya - 9 March 2018 - The 4th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2018 will convene this month on March 21-22 in Nairobi, Kenya.  This fourth edition of the Africa-wide conference will once again gather electricity regulators READ MORE