enee.io is transforming battery replacement for C&I customers across Africa

ARE Member enee.io develops remote energy monitoring systems in areas with inadequate grid that grants companies and distributed energy providers visibility into multiple site performance from one centralised dashboard. Regardless of a batteries manufacturer, make or model, the enee.io system […]


ENGIE Energy Access inaugurates Dohouè’s first mini-grid in Benin

ARE Member ENGIE Energy Access has inaugurated its first mini-grid in Dohouè, a village in the South of Benin. The Dohouè MySol Grid, powered by 135 kWp of solar panels and supported by 130 kWh of Lithium-ion batteries, connects over […]


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 […]


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 […]


Access to energy is a valuable tool for families to create wealth

For the past 5 years, Orange Energies’ mission has been to make clean, affordable energy accessible to as many people as possible. By supplying solar equipment, Orange Energies enables hundreds of thousands of families in 12 African countries to light […]


Aptech provides solar water pumping solutions in Somaliland

Hargeisa Project Overview Hargeisa faces shortages of water because of increasing population and could not meet the growing demand for clean, potable water, a critical shortcoming in essential service delivery, and seriously impeded the right to water access and local […]