ARE Member WaterKiosk installs water desalination system in 23 Kenyan hospitals

21 May 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the critical role hygiene and water play in people’s lives and the safe operation in the health sector. READ MORE

SolarX Africa Closes Funding from ARE Member Energy Access Ventures

Nairobi, 19 May 2021 – SolarX Africa, a Malian based solar company, is pleased to announce the closing of additional funding from ARE Member Energy Access Ventures (EAV), an early READ MORE

ARE & REAN sign MoU to improve renewable energy access in Nigeria

18 May 2021 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

Claudio Pedretti re-elected ARE President as ARE welcomes new Board of Directors

28 April 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) held its Ordinary General Meeting on 23rd April 2021 and re-appointed Claudio Pedretti as its President. READ MORE

How a village that isn’t connected to the national grid, is using clean cooking, selling face masks, and tested e-bikes

6 April 2021 - Having reliable energy infrastructure is a fundamental step towards giving people the same opportunities that most of us already have. Without electricity, even reading this blog becomes an insurmountable obstacle. READ MORE

European development finance institutions scale up co- financing for green energy projects

21 April 2021 - Three EDFI members (FMO – Netherlands, OeEB – Austria and Swedfund – Sweden) reinforce the DFI´s collaboration under The Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF) with a replenishment of EUR 50 million. READ MORE

ARE Member CMR Group develop an all-in-one mini solar and hybrid power plant

15 April 2021 - In 2020, more than 850 million people worldwide did not have access to electricity, 90% of them mostly living in rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. READ MORE

6th ARE Energy Access Investment Forum surpasses its reputation as the flagship event on finance for energy access

22 March 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) concluded its 6th Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF), hosted virtually from 17 to 19 March 2021 and supported by GET.invest, a European programme supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Nethe READ MORE