Engine for progress: why renewables are the key to a sustainable future

Access to energy remains a pervasive issue worldwide, with approximately 10% of the global population still lacking it (IEA, 2022). Tackling this problem involves navigating complex policy, economic and geographical landscapes. Nonetheless, the rise of renewable electrification offers a beacon […]


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 […]


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 […]


Powering Progress: DRE Solutions Ignite Industry and Rural Development

In the current landscape of sustainable energy solutions, decentralised renewable energy (DRE) emerges as a transformative force, particularly for empowering industries and communities in remote and underserved regions. By harnessing renewable sources such as solar, wind, bioenergy, and hydropower at […]


ARE is pleased to introduce its Buddy Programme

Through this initiative, all Members are encouraged to suggest ARE Membership to other companies within their network. This innovative programme aims to amplify ARE’s endeavours in supporting members and fortifying our collective industry voice. For successful paid new signups, you […]


Empowering sustainable development: The role of DRE in achieving SDGs

We are elated to share the momentous news that ARE has received the prestigious Bronze Award at the Association Excellence Awards 2023! This accolade symbolises the commendable dedication of ARE to its Members and the cause of renewable electrification, a […]


Renewable energy solutions to create thousands of green jobs in rural areas

Across the world renewable energy solutions are expected to create 45 million direct jobs by 2050. This energy revolution promises a cleaner and more sustainable future for our planet while offering unprecedented employment opportunities. At the core of this evolution, […]


Empowering tomorrow: Pioneering innovation in DRE

In the ever-evolving landscape of renewable energy, innovation remains at the forefront of our journey towards a sustainable future. In the decentralised renewable  energy (DRE) sector, digital technologies are playing a pivotal role in reshaping the future. Innovations such as […]


Smart Financing in the DRE Sector – The Building Blocks to Financing Rural Electrification

Decentralised renewable energy (DRE) is estimated to be the least-cost electrification option for more than half of all connections needed to provide sustainable electricity for all in emerging markets by 2030. Indeed, DRE provides rural and peri-urban communities with reliable electricity services […]


Backing Innovation: The Formula for Achieving Universal Energy Access

ARE has kicked off the new year with a successful new event that attracted more than 1,000 participants. Our first ever Technology and Innovation Forum took place on 27-28 January 2021 and brought together energy experts as well as a […]