Intersolar continues to attract off-grid crowd at Off-Grid Power Forum in Munich

Munich, 17 May 2019 – As the exclusive off-grid partner at Intersolar, the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) partnered with the German Solar Association (BSW), with the support of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ), to organise the  READ MORE

ARE Member AMMP Technologies secures investment to bring data-driven advances to off-grid energy operations across Africa

13 May 2019 – ARE Member AMMP Technologies B.V., software solutions developer for off-grid energy in emerging markets, recently secured a funding round from a consortium of angel investors. READ MORE

Africa Energy Forum to host charity Football Tournament with Manchester United to raise thousands for victims of Cyclone Idai

The Africa Energy Forum (10-14 June 2019, Lisbon, Portugal) has teamed with KOHLER, principal partner of Manchester United, and Clarke Energy, a KOHLER company, to raise £50,000 for victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the worst storms on record to ever hit the Af READ MORE

ARE Member Sunkofa supports BBOXX with the launch of Togo's first rural mini-grid

24 April 2019 – A village in Togo saw the launch of a new microgrid project, the Tomorrow’s Connected Community, developed by BBOXX, which aims to unlock the economic potential of entire communities. READ MORE

Grid-Connected Solar and Storage System Powers Community in Typhoon-Prone Northern Philippines

ARE Member Autarsys Commissioned Grid-Connected System for Franciscan Community to Meet Climate Challenges Beneficiaries Include Local Hospital and College READ MORE

Scaling Mini Grids for Last Mile Electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa is Focus of May 2019 Summit in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya - 5 April 2019 - The 5th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2019 will convene on May 8-10 in Nairobi, Kenya. READ MORE

ARE & ECREEE’s new partnership to help upscale decentralised renewable energy in the ECOWAS region

Abidjan, 13 March 2019 - In light of the urgency to address the barriers hindering the roll-out of renewable energy, ARE and ECREEE have pledged to support SMEs and start-ups to upscale decentralised renewable energy and cross-sectoral collaborations in the ECOWAS region. READ MORE

ARE Member ENGIE inaugurates first mini-grid in Zambia

ARE Member ENGIE inaugurated today its first PowerCorner in the Zambian village of Chitandika in presence of Matthew Nkhuwa, the Zambian Minister of Energy, ENGIE’s leadership team as well as local stakeholders. READ MORE