It is the vision of ARE that by 2030 everyone in the world and in particular all rural people in low-and medium income countries should have access to affordable, secure and clean energy and energy services.
The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) is an 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.
ARE enables improved energy access through business development support for its Membership along the whole value chain for decentralised renewable energy (DRE) technologies.
By consolidating the DRE sector ARE is there to assist decision-makers from both, private and public sector, by:
To promote the transformation of the global economies towards the use of low carbon emission and clean energy the function of ARE is also to close existing communication and function gaps between the public and private sector, the grid and off-grid sector as well as between the fossil and renewable energy sector. ARE strongly believes that with the appropriate mix of instruments and initiatives it is possible to mature and to commercialise rural electrification markets in the short term!