ECOWAS’s Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Announces Third Annual ‘Sustainable Energy Forum’ in Accra

Event convenes key public and private sector actors to develop financial opportunities and economic incentives to address West Africa region’s most pressing energy challenges READ MORE

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ARE Member EAV & ElectriFI Invest in C&I to Power Africa’s Smart Infrastructure Revolution

Nairobi, 18 July 2019 - Solarise Africa, a pan-African clean energy and energy efficiency leasing company, has held the second closing of its Series A round of funding.   READ MORE

ARE Member CrossBoundary Energy Access & PowerGen Pioneer Long-Term Mini-Grid Project Financing at Scale

Transaction pioneers the use of project finance for rural mini-grids in Africa and provides long-term funding for 60 mini-grids bringing power to over 34,000 people READ MORE

ARE Member RES4Africa Foundation highlights strategic focus on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and new collaboration plans with IRENA

Rome, 15 July 2019 – The Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development (ACSD) and ARE Member RES4Africa Foundation jointly hosted the event “Africa’s Future Counts READ MORE

The latest Renewables Global Status Report indicates that "renewable power is here to stay", but bolder policy decisions are needed

Paris, 18 June 2019 -  Evidence drawn from this year’s Renewables 2019 Global Status Report clearly indicates that renewable power is "here to stay". READ MORE

High-profile bankruptcies in the off-grid sector: Where do we go from here?

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A hundred business and public actors meet at Atelier Off-Grid B2B Togo to boost off-grid power visibility and investment

Lomé, 12 June 2019 – Private and public actors participated this Wednesday in the Atelier Off-Grid B2B Togo organised on the sidelines of the first Togo-European Union Economic Forum in Lomé to discuss the issue of access to sustainable energy in the country.    READ MORE

Business and public sector meet at Atelier Off-Grid B2B Togo to boost off-grid power visibility and investment

Lomé, 5 June 2019 – Although Togo has recently experienced some improvement in the country’s energy access rate, the disparities between urban and rural areas remain acute, at a rate of 87% in big cities against 7% in rural areas ( READ MORE