GuarantCo and SBM Bank guarantee $15 million for Bboxx solar kits in Kenya

26 January 2022 - GuarantCo, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company is teaming up with Kenyan commercial bank SBM Bank to provide a KSh1.6 billion (about $15 million) credit facility to READ MORE

ARE & Power Africa Enter Partnership to Advance Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa

20 January 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and Power Africa has entered a new partnership to collaborate on the objectives of Power Africa to add 30,000 megawatts of installed generation capacity and 60 million new home and business connections in Sub-Saharan READ MORE

Solartia to Develop Hybrid Mini-grids in Honduras

14 January 2022 - With the aim of increasing the current energy access rate in Honduras (80%), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), as a facilitator for sustainable socio-economic and environmental development in Latin America and the Caribbean, made available to the Govern READ MORE

CBE to connect an 8 MWp solar power plant to the Tôlagnaro mine in Madagascar

11 January 2022 - Energy provider and ARE Member CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) will build an 8 MWp solar photovoltaic power plant at the Tôlagnar READ MORE

ENGIE Equatorial inaugurates game-changing Lolwe Mini-Grid in Uganda

Fully integrated clean energy multi-utility, from electricity to rural service delivery Aligned with a sustainable, green and blue economy Business model centered around productive use of energy Life-changing impact for the local population READ MORE

ARE & ACERD Sign MoU to Underpin Decentralised Renewable Energy Market Development in the DRC

17 January 2022 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Congolese Association for Renewable and Decentralised Energy (ACERD) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

Energy Access Ventures Partners with Lion’s Head to Launch E3 Low Carbon Economy Fund

7 January 2022 - Energy Access Partnership (EAV) has announced a partnership with Lion’s Head for its second Africa-focused venture capital fund, investing in clean-tech, new gen READ MORE

EDFI ElectriFI and REPP is to Bring Energy Access to 20,000 People in Lesotho

6 January 2022 - EDFI ElectriFI, REPP, and 1PWR have reached financial close on Africa’s second largest project-financed mini-grid transaction. READ MORE