Expression of Interest: Support programme for promoters of green mini-grids in Niger

The Department for the Promotion of the Renewable Energy - DPER - of the Ministry of Energy of Niger, together with the Agency for Rural Electrification – ANPER, has just launched an EoI to identify private operators eligible for capacity building and support for the upcoming calls for projects i READ MORE

ARE Member EDP latest investment in SolarWorks! to boost energy access in Mozambique

The purchase of a stake in SolarWorks!, a company selling decentralised solar energy solutions, marks the beginning of a new strategy in this area. READ MORE

IRENA Conference to Showcase Centrality of Off-Grid Renewables to Energy Access and Sustainable Development

Registrations Now Open for Fourth International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC) First International Conference on Renewable Energy for Healthcare follows IOREC, bridging energy and health to improve rural healthcare READ MORE

ARE Member RVE.SOL gets Sh292 million to power Kenyan county

ARE Member RVE.SOL operating in Kenya has raised €2.5 million (about Sh292 million) from international investors to provide solar electricity and power its local expansion. READ MORE

DOE-EU Forum to Boost Clean Renewable Energy Mini-Grids in Philippines

Manila, 18 September 2018 - More than 200 foreign and local investors and electric cooperatives are attending the Philippines Mini-grid Business-to-Business (B2B) Forum in Manila from 19 to 21 September 2018.  READ MORE

ARE Member Schneider Electric's co-launches latest impact investing initiative: FINCA Ventures

Washington, DC, 20 August 2018 — FINCA International announced the launch of FINCA Ventures, an impact investing platform that provides patient capital and pre- and post-investment support to help early-stage social enterprises achieve growth and scale. READ MORE

ARE Member Sunny Irrigation enters into working capital facility to bring solar water pumps to Kenya

Eight Four Capital and ARE Member Sunny Irrigation have entered into working capital facility to bring solar water pumps to smallhold farmers in emerging markets like Kenya. READ MORE


ARE Member GE Commissions Hybrid Distributed Power Unit in Ethiopia

The scalable micro grid system powered by a Hybrid Distributed Power unit will provide reliable, sustainable power to 1,500 inhabitants of Digo Village. READ MORE