ARE Member Ossi-Yeto's drive to develop Angola’s power sector and electrify rural areas

20 July 2021 - João Carlos Germano e Silva, vice-president of business development at Ossi-Yeto, talks to The Energy Year about the company’s drive to develop Angola’s power sector and electrify rural areas. READ MORE

MyJouleBox, a leading West African solar operator, secures EUR 3m Series A round from ARE financier members to boost growth in core markets

ARE Member EDFI ElectriFI invested a total of EUR 1.5m split (under the Benin Country Window funded by the European Union) for EUR 500,000 into equity alongside ARE Member READ MORE

PowerGen partners with CrossBoundary Energy Access, Oikocredit, Triodos Investment Management and EDFI ElectriFI to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural Nigeria

22 July 2021 - ARE Member PowerGen, the leading developer in Africa of on-grid and off-grid distributed energy, has secured long term project financing to connect 55,000 people to electricity i READ MORE

ARE and ACER Sign MoU to Speed Up Energy Access Uptake in Cameroon

20 July 2021 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Cameroonian Association for Renewable Energies (ACER) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

ARE Member Inensus GmbH to increase the profitability of mini-grids in agricultural value chains through its joint venture Volt-Terra with grant funding from PREO

16 July 2021 - VOLT-TERRA seeks to increase profitability of mini-grids in agricultural value chains by applying the cutting-edge KeyMaker Model (KMM). READ MORE

Green People's Energy launches new funding window

The GIZ programme Green People’s Energy (GBE) launches a new 1 Million Euro grant funding window for projects in sub-Saharan Africa targeting two specific energy access challenges: Increasing Off-Grid System Sustainability and Reducing CO2 Emission READ MORE

ARE Member Bboxx secures grant to power homes impacted by Covid-19 in East Africa

1 July 2021 -  ARE Member Bboxx has announced a new grant awarded by KawiSafi Ventures Limited through the KawiSafi Technical Assistance Facility, to ensure energy access to the customers in Kenya READ MORE

ARE Member EDP funds seven solar energy projects in five African countries

8 July 2021 - Several sustainable and clean energy projects will receive a total funding of half a million euros through the A2E Fund. Initiatives could benefit more than 30,000 people. READ MORE