Transnational cooperation project to (em)power off-grid communities in North-West Europe with decentralised renewable hybrid energy systems

Alkmaar, 13 June 2017 – In a joint effort to pilot North-West Europe (NWE) towards a low-carbon energy future, ARE and eight project partners have teamed up to develop a standardised model for renewables-based decentral hybrid energy systems (DHES) in the project “Low Carbon Off- READ MORE

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Milk cooling system wins Intersolar Award

Munich, 31 May 2017 - ARE Member Phaesun and the University of Hohenheim are awarded the Intersolar Award 2017 in the category "Outstanding Solar Projects" with the innovative milk cooling system for farmers in rural areas. READ MORE

Another Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

Record power capacity of 161 GW added, for 23% less investment (USD 241.6 billion)   READ MORE

Simpa Networks launches India’s first PAYG solar television using advanced SmartPanel IoT technology

NOIDA, India — June 7, 2017 — ARE Member Simpa Networks, a leader in providing affordable solar power to households and businesses in rural India, today announced the launch of Magic TV, the country’s first solar-powered Pay-as-you-Go (PAYG) satellite TV solution. READ MORE

Future Intersolar editions in São Paulo and Mumbai to address off-grid

Munich, 2 June 2017 – The Off-Grid Power Conference 2017 attracted over 450 participants at Intersolar – the largest solar PV trade fair in Europe. READ MORE

Expression of Interest: Geospatial analysis of mini-grid electrification potential for countries within Sub-Saharan Africa

ARE Member E.ON Off Grid Solutions / Rafiki Power develops, owns and operates renewable off-grid energy systems in rural areas in Tanzania. READ MORE

ARE and RES4MED formalise cooperation by signing MoU

Rome, 22 May 2017 - On the occasion of the RES4MED 5th Annual Conference in Rome, RES4MED and ARE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize their cooperation. READ MORE

Solaris Offgrid raises €1M to tackle global electricity poverty

London, 18 May 2017 - ARE Member Solaris Offgrid, the pay-as-you-go solar energy solutions provider working to improve access to electricity across rural populations, has raised over €1M to fund R&D and grow into new markets – providing more homes and businesses with affordab READ MORE