Photo Contest: Impact of Team Europe’s Efforts in DRE

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), with the support of GET.invest, has launched the ARE Photo Contest: Impact of Team Europe’s Efforts in DRE. The goal is to showcase pieces of evidence of efforts and investments in decentralised renewable energy […]

Electrification: investors and decision-makers meet in Lagos in May for the EAIF

The Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF 2024) is being held in Nigeria this year. Nigeria is one of the countries on the African continent where the challenge of managing essential services remains immense, with 90 million people still without access […]

EAIF 2024 host Nigeria is powering its future through decentralised renewable energy

Nigeria, being one of the largest economies in Africa and one of the fastest-growing populations globally, still faces a huge gap in energy access. Nevertheless, its vast natural resources offer the possibility to develop decentralised renewable energy (DRE) projects to […]

Tender opportunity: supply & delivery 1,500 third generation solar home systems in the Philippines

ARE Member Foundation is seeking a company for the purchase and supply of 1,500 third-generation solar home systems in the Philippines. The 1,400 domestic systems should include solar panels with a peak power of minimum of 120 Wp and maximum […]

ARE on the power of off-grid renewable solutions at Transforming Energy Access Forum in Kigali

ARE CEO David Lecoque attended the Transforming Energy Access Forum 2024 in Kigali, Rwanda. The event gathered government representatives, policymakers, innovators and investors to discuss the progress in energy access in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and the Indo-Pacific region through […]

Tender opportunity: Supply & delivery of 300 home PV systems in Chile

ARE Member Foundation is seeking a company for the purchase and supply of 300 PV Home Systems in Chile. Batteries must meet the following requirements: Li-ion, LiFePO4 maintenance-free batteries, with a capacity for systems of at least 100 Ah, […]

ARE advocates for clean energy access at Africa Energy Indaba

ARE attended Africa Energy Indaba to promote clean energy solutions and connect with the industry across Africa. ARE, with its partners GOGLA, Get.Invest and Global Distributors Collective (GDC), co-organised two sessions titled “Distributed Renewable Energy: Investing in a Clean Energy […]

Call for experts: mini-grid system design, installation and O&M training for youth STEM leaders in Sierra Leone

The STEM Training Programme, initiated in 2023 as part of the FCDO-funded hospital electrification project in Sierra Leone, saw the recruitment of 12 trainees over six months. Participants gained hands-on experience through activity-based technical and soft skills training on off-grid electrification. […]

ARE Delegation at the Uganda-EU Business Forum

The ARE Delegation attended the Uganda-EU Business Forum (UEUBF), which is one of the largest business meetings in Uganda designed for mobilising investments into Uganda and strengthening Ugandan exports, contributing to the partnership between Uganda and the European Union. The […]

Women as key actors in the decentralised renewable energy sector

Energy is the cornerstone of social and economic development, which is why SDG 7 aims to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable, and modern energy services by 2030. This goal goes hand in hand with SDG 5, which focuses on […]