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 […]

InfraCo Africa invests in climate-resilient agriculture

Nairobi, Kenya – ARE Member InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed an agreement with Savant Group Ltd, committing US$12 million to scale SunCulture’s solar irrigation offering across sub-Saharan Africa. The equity investment, made through InfraCo Africa’s […]

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 […]

d.light partners Sol! Groupe to supply SHS in rural Niger

With 86% of Niger’s population living without electricity, decentralised solar power is emerging as a viable solution, especially for people living in rural areas. That’s why Sol! Groupe and ARE Member d.light will be working in partnership. As part of this […]

Three perspectives why investing in hybrid microgrids makes business sense

By Chris Pye, Hybrid Microgrid Segment Manager Interest and investment in hybrid microgrids is on the rise globally, with consistent year-on-year market growth between 10 to 12%. Increasing prices of gas and electricity, the need to decarbonise power generation and […]