EDFI ElectriFI Finances Women Entrepreneurship in Clean Energy

4 January 2021 – EDFI ElectriFI (Electrification Financing Initiative) is investing 1.5 million euros in Fin’Elle, a subsidiary of the financial group Cofina. This financing will help remove barriers to female entrepreneurship in renewable energy in Ivory Coast. Ivorian women investing […]

Triple Jump is to Lead Germany’s New Clean Energy Foundation

27 December 2021 – Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), the German development agency, has appointed Triple Jump B.V., Persistent and GreenMax Capital Advisors to manage its new Foundation for Clean Energy and Energy Inclusion in Africa (CEI Africa). The new Foundation […]

Engie PowerCorner to deploy 22 solar mini-grids in Benin by 2023

5 December 2021 – Engie PowerCorner, a subsidiary of the French group Engie, has obtained a license from the Beninese Agency for Rural Electrification and Energy Management (ABERME) to install a solar mini-grid in Dohouè in southern Benin. The company […]

Turbulent Hydro won the Cleantech Hero Energy Award

8 December 2021 – The first Cleantech Hero Energy has been announced. The choice of the jury of experts went almost unanimously to Turbulent Hydro, which has developed high-tech small hydroelectric turbines that convert energy from rivers into electricity by […]

Triple Jump B.V., Persistent, and GreenMax Capital Advisors awarded management of the newly launched Clean Energy and Energy Inclusion for Africa Foundation

14 December 2021 – Triple Jump B.V., Persistent and GreenMax Capital Advisors are the awarded consortium to provide management services to the Clean Energy and Energy Inclusion for Africa Foundation. The mandate from KfW aims to support new ways to decentralise […]

Pioneering Djermaya Solar project attracts new lenders to Chad

3 December 2021, Paris, France – ARE Member InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) is pleased to announce the participation of its sister PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) alongside the African Development Bank (AfDB), and Proparco as senior lenders to the 34 MW […]

CBE to supply 2.5 MWp of solar power to Molo mine in Madagascar

Canadian mining company NextSource Materials has signed a contract with ARE Member CrossBoundary Energy‘s (CBE) Madagascar subsidiary to build a hybrid solar power plant. The 2.5 MW facility will power its graphite mine operations in Molo as of April 2022. […]

Malawi’s President inaugurates 60 MW Salima Solar plant

Salima Solar plant, Salima District, Malawi, 17 Nov 2021 – His Excellency Dr. Lazarus  McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi, has presided over an inauguration ceremony to mark the addition of 60MWac of additional clean energy to Malawi’s national grid. […]

ARE Member Azelio Signs Order for 8 Units of its Renewable Energy Storage in South Africa

17 November 2021 – Azelio wins an order for 8 units with 1.3 MWh clean electricity supply of its long duration energy storage, TES.POD®, from South African-based farming company Wee Bee Ltd. The order has a value of approximately 1.2 […]

ARE member acciona.org Foundation Built its First Solar Photovoltaic Station in Peruvian Amazonia

28 October 2021 – acciona.org Foundation works by the Napo, Ucayali and Amazonas river basins, in the Peruvian region of Loreto since 2016. It provides 1,500 households with the Luz en Casa Amazonia’s electricity service through solar home systems in 51 localities, […]