Friem SpA acquires a majority stake in ARE Member Windkinetic Off Grid Power Systems

Milan, 10 September 2019 - Milan based company, Friem SpA, acquires a majority stake in the Italian startup and ARE Member Windkinetic Off Grid Power Systems. READ MORE

ARE Member InfraCo Africa transforms energy access in rural Sierra Leone

Freetown, 27 August - ARE Member InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a Shareholders’ Agreement (SHA) with Po READ MORE

ECOWAS’s Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Announces Third Annual ‘Sustainable Energy Forum’ in Accra

Event convenes key public and private sector actors to develop financial opportunities and economic incentives to address West Africa region’s most pressing energy challenges READ MORE

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ARE Member EAV & ElectriFI Invest in C&I to Power Africa’s Smart Infrastructure Revolution

Nairobi, 18 July 2019 - Solarise Africa, a pan-African clean energy and energy efficiency leasing company, has held the second closing of its Series A round of funding.   READ MORE

ARE Member CrossBoundary Energy Access & PowerGen Pioneer Long-Term Mini-Grid Project Financing at Scale

Transaction pioneers the use of project finance for rural mini-grids in Africa and provides long-term funding for 60 mini-grids bringing power to over 34,000 people READ MORE

ARE Member RES4Africa Foundation highlights strategic focus on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and new collaboration plans with IRENA

Rome, 15 July 2019 – The Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development (ACSD) and ARE Member RES4Africa Foundation jointly hosted the event “Africa’s Future Counts READ MORE

The latest Renewables Global Status Report indicates that "renewable power is here to stay", but bolder policy decisions are needed

Paris, 18 June 2019 -  Evidence drawn from this year’s Renewables 2019 Global Status Report clearly indicates that renewable power is "here to stay". READ MORE

High-profile bankruptcies in the off-grid sector: Where do we go from here?

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