GFM installs solar-powered pumping system in north Senegal

In April 2024, ARE Member GFM FOTOVOLTAICA in collaboration with ONGAWA installed three solar-powered pumping demonstrators for stable and clean water provision in northern Senegal. Solar modules were introduced on an agrovoltaic scheme, reducing the high impact of evapotranspiration from […]


Rutten NES’ innovative hydropneumatics storage technology project in São Tomé and Príncipe

One of the problems often encountered with off-grid systems is the premature ageing and failure of the electrochemical storage unit (batteries). Because of the high and often unfunded cost of replacement, these systems often stop working properly within a few […]


InfraCo Africa invests in climate-resilient agriculture

Nairobi, Kenya – ARE Member InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed an agreement with Savant Group Ltd, committing US$12 million to scale SunCulture’s solar irrigation offering across sub-Saharan Africa. The equity investment, made through InfraCo Africa’s […]


CORE trains government & electric cooperatives in the Philippines on solar hybrid mini-grid system design

The Philippines is one of the fastest-growing developing countries: poverty is in decline, access to energy is rising and, with that, demand for energy services. However, fossil fuels still dominate the energy system, accounting for 78% of power generation in […]


ACERD launches two calls for applications to recruit qualified trainers and students for DRE course

ARE Partner ACERD is launching two separate call for application to recruit qualified trainers and students for a DRE course. The modules covered include: Discovery and learning to use renewable energies Discovery of a photovoltaic system Project management – public […]


Camco launches technical assistance facility as an accelerator for its REPP 2 debt fund

Climate and impact fund manager and ARE Member Camco has unveiled a new technical assistance facility (TAF) to accelerate the growth of sub-Saharan African markets for renewable energy and energy access. Camco is developing the USD 250m REPP 2 fund […]


Fronius achieves top rankings for the fifth time

ARE Member Fronius achieved top rankings for the fifth time in a row at this year’s Energy Storage Inspection by Berlin University of Applied Sciences (HTW). The Fronius Primo GEN24 6.0 Plus with the BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS 7.7 and the Fronius Symo GEN24 […]


ENGIE Energy Access release white paper on adopting a multi-technology approach in a mini-grid environment

ARE Member ENGIE Energy Access has announced the publication of our white paper, “Towards Universal Access to Energy: Enabling a Multi-Technology Approach in a Mini-Grid Environment.” a blueprint for action towards achieving the ambitious Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) by […]


Ryse Energy partners with U-Solar to secure major project to power Sri Lanka with distributed renewables

UK-based Ryse Energy’s wind turbine technology, coupled with U-Solar’s solar and battery systems, will be used to power three islands off Jaffna, Sri Lanka. 4 March 2024 – In a landmark collaboration, UK-based Ryse Energy, the global leader in distributed […]


acciona.org Foundation brings clean energy to more than 6,000 refugees in Ethiopia with the Spanish humanitarian initiative “Alianza Shire”

Madrid, 13 December 2023 – Alianza Shire ─the first multi-actor partnership for humanitarian action in Spain─ is bringing access to electricity to the homes and the communal facilities of the refugee communities and their host communities at Dollo Ado, a remote […]