ARE Member Mobisol gears up for growth with eight-digit US dollar SPV financing

Dar es Salaam / Zurich, 25 September 2017 - Mobisol, a principal player in decentralized solar electrification, and two energy funds managed by responsAbility, a leading asset manager in the field of development investments, have signed an off-balance sheet debt deal. READ MORE

ARE Member SOLAR23 delivers 127 kWp solar system to Bab Al-Hawa Hospital in Syria

In Syria, years of violence left the electrical infrastructure suffering from immense damage. Many sections of the electrical grid in Syria were destroyed and went completely out of service. The alternative that emerged was diesel generators, turning into a damaging dependence on diesel. READ MORE

Young Leaders issue a call for action to African rural electrification agencies

Lusaka, 5 September 2017 - ARE, together with its partners in the Energy Access Work Stream of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP EA WS), organised a training session for African Rural Electrification Agencies grouped under the CLUB ER, during the latter’s READ MORE


ARE Members install a new mini-grid system in rural Tanzania

In July a new mini-grid system utilizing Studer Innotec power electronics and installed by Ensol (T) Ltd and Trama Tecno Ambiental (TTA), was commissioned in rural Tanzania. READ MORE

Following installation start of first projects, ecoligo opens next solar project in Kenya for crowdinvesting

Berlin, 3 August 2017 - ARE Member ecoligo has launched a new project on its crowdinvesting platform, shortly after installation has begun on the startup’s first two crowdfinanced solar systems. The financing volume is 144,000 €. READ MORE

Users of the ‘Luz en Casa Amazonia’ pilot project validates the ACCIONA Microenergia Peru’s new electrification model

Madrid, 20 July 2017 - The customer survey conducted in the 61 households attended with the Luz en Casa Amazonia Pilot Project has revealed their total satisfaction with the service of the photovoltaic systems provided. READ MORE

Mobisol secures additional substantial senior loan facility from Finnfund

Berlin / Helsinki, 11 July 2017 - ARE Member Mobisol has strengthened its capital base by an additional substantial senior loan facility from Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd.), following an already provided senior loan in 2016 to Mobisol’s operations in Tanz READ MORE

Sunlabob Renewable Energy partners with Anita Asia on rooftop solar PV at Myanmar garment factory

YANGON, July 3 2017 – ARE Member, Sunlabob Renewable Energy, Ltd., a venture-backed company specializing in decentralized renewable energy, recently completed and commissioned a 92.6 kilowatt peak (kWp) rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installation at Anita Asia Ltd., an Austrian-owned garment factory operating in Yangon since 1997. READ MORE