10 new clean energy access projects in five African countries receive EDP funding

Support of one million euros, under the 5th edition of the Access to Energy Fund (A2E), will directly impact around half a million people. With this initiative, EDP is reinforcing its strategy of social impact and a just energy transition […]

ARE’s Masterclass empowers 22 Nigerian companies with training in digitalisation & optimisation technologies

Together with the support of the Strategic Partnership Technology in Africa (SPTA) and the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN), ARE organised a Masterclass. 22 Nigerian companies received training on digitalisation and optimisation technologies to improve their business models. Thank you […]

LS AC 2kW SHS Plug & Play to electrify productive rural applications

Solar home systems have evolved during the past years to answer the needs of people without access to electricity. It started with pico systems and proceeded with small-scale solar home systems to power lamps or charge laptops and phones. But […]

Delivering energy-efficient cold storage solutions across Africa

Nairobi, Kenya – InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has announced the signing of an agreement with Enterprise Project Ventures (EPV), committing €5 million to scale the company’s InspiraFarms™ Cooling offering across Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Ghana. The investment will […]

Energy access in humanitarian settings

The issue being addressed: Energy access in humanitarian settings While access to reliable and sustainable energy systems and services is a fundamental need that affects diverse populations across the globe, forcibly displaced populations face unique challenges in obtaining modern, reliable, […]

EDP’s A2E Fund: Empowering sustainable development across multiple SDGs

EDP (Energias de Portugal), a global energy company operating across the energy sector’s value chain, is significantly contributing to multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Its operations, investments, and strong sustainability commitment play a pivotal role in achieving SDGs related to […]

Building capacity among the next generation of Nigerian off-grid solar practitioners

Did you know that Nigeria is the country with the largest electricity access deficit in the world? An estimated 86 million Nigerians live without access to affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity. This, coupled with the strong reliance on expensive and […]

Delegation prepares for COP28: ARE takes action

ARE will participate at the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) this year again in Dubai with a delegation of its members. COP brings together government, business, NGOs, and civil society leaders, represents a critical moment to strengthen collaboration and […]

ARE kicks off Southeast Asia Working Group

ARE inaugurated its first ever Southeast Asia Working Group with the ambition of scaling up ARE’s presence, efforts, and impact in the region. Nine ARE Members joined the meeting and provided their inputs to ARE’s Southeast Asia Blueprint. Together with […]

CORE takes bold steps to bridge skills gap in the DRE sector, aiming to train 10,000 practitioners by 2025

 The solution to the sustainability challenge lies with the skills of the local workforce, which must be strengthened to deal with the monumental increase in decentralised electrification needs in the years to come. A recent survey with DRE industry […]