The only international business association that promotes a sustainable
decentralised renewable energy industry for the 21st century, activating markets
for affordable energy services, and creating local jobs and inclusive economies.

Global Off-Grid Matchmaking

With over 130 Members active globally and partnerships with key institutions, ARE enables effective B2B and B2Finance matchmaking.

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Advocacy & Networking

We enable Members to get in contact with high-level decision makers, experienced practicioners and experts from the off-grid renewable energy sector.

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Access to financing

We support Members through all stages of the financing process and share market information, knowledge on sustainable business models and more.

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Advancing Business Models

We provide training to Members in order to advance the newest self-sustainable rural electrification business models.

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Policy & Business Development

We work to improve policy frameworks and market conditions of off-grid renewable energy and provide business development support to our Members.

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Partnerships

We engage in a series of partnerships with key institutions and organisations to promote and advance the development of rural electrification markets.

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News

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

Executive Summary: The high-profile bankruptcies of a few but well-known brands in the African off-grid industry’s has raised questions on the long-term viability of current off-grid business models... READ MORE

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

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

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Publications

Annual Report 2018

During its General Assembly in Catania on 12 March 2018, the Membership of ARE adopted the revised ARE Strategy prepared and presented by the ARE Board to better meet and tackle the present needs of... READ MORE

Outcome Report & Recommendations: 5th Energy Access Investment Forum

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Philippines Mini-Grid B2B Forum: Key Recommendations for Decision Makers

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Events

EUSEW: Decentralised energy systems: models for a modern EU economy

Decentralised energy solutions have been acknowledged by the Clean Energy Package as a key driver to deliver Europe’s energy transition. Directly developed and owned by consumers, SMEs and local... READ MORE

5th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2019

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10th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

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We work on a daily basis with key partner organisations to promote and to advance the development of rural electrification markets.

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Promote your expertise, services and events with tailor-made advocacy solutions through our communication channels.

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