ACCIONA expands its presence and its social impact activities in the Philippines

ARE Member ACCIONA, a global leader in sustainable infrastructure and renewable energy, is expanding its presence in the Philippines through the acquisition by ACCIONA Energía of an 80 % stake in Freya Renewables, a consulting firm for renewable development. On […]

Zimpertec & Odyssey Energy Solutions team up to offer SHS with flexible payment options

Odyssey Energy Solutions, are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with ARE Member Zimpertec, a renowned manufacturer of off-grid solar home systems (SHS). The agreement was officially signed at the end of last year. Through this collaboration, Odyssey will offer […]

EDP opens calls for funding for renewable energy access projects in five African countries

The A2E Fund is once again making one million euros available to support projects that contribute to energy inclusion in disadvantaged communities in Africa. The application phase for this 6th edition runs until 29 May. ARE Member EDP is launching […]

Distributed renewable energy investments that spark a ripple effect in financing

In the developing world, where rural communities grapple with the lack of access to clean and reliable energy Distributed renewable energy (DRE) solutions – mini-grids, biogas digesters, and solar systems – promise a brighter future powered by clean sources. However, […]

Catalytic mini-grid asset financing for RBF grantees in Africa

Since 2021, ARE Member SustainSolar has successfully piloted vendor-based asset financing deals for 10 rural electrification projects utilising SustainSolar turnkey power systems electrifying mini-grids, health clinics, and PURE applications – in Lesotho, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. This scalable asset finance […]

H2Energy replace batteries with hydrogen in off-grid Malaysia

Rural Sarawak generally rely on diesel generators that is both costly and polluting, often failing after 4 to 5 years due to poor servicing and maintenance. Solar batteries (lead acid) hybrid systems have been deployed in some off-grid facilities to […]

ElectriFI doubles down on Husk Power Systems with $4M investment, accelerating clean energy access in rural India

In a joint announcement today, Husk Power Systems (“Husk”), a leading provider of decentralised solar-hybrid mini-grids, and ARE Member ElectriFI, the EU-funded impact investment facility managed by ARE Member EDFI Management Company,  confirmed Husk’s securing of an additional $4 million […] is transforming battery replacement for C&I customers across Africa

ARE Member 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 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 […]