Take the Survey - COVID-19: Energy Access Industry Barometer

3 July 2020 - The COVID-19 crisis has created many challenges for the energy access sector and thrown us into a time of great uncertainty. READ MORE

ARE Member Sunkofa & PowerGen awarded 40 Mini-Grids on the Benin Mini-Grid Call for Proposals

29 Jun 2020 - PowerGen and ARE Member Sunkofa Energy signed on 22 March 2020 with MCA Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), funded by Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the co-financin READ MORE

ARE Member EDP sponsors 8 clean energy access projects in Africa with €500,000

Lisbon, 15 June 2020 - The projects will be implemented in Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Malawi, and are expected to benefit more than one million people. The overall amount to be invested through the A2E Fund stands at €500,000. READ MORE

ARE Member Renewvia commissions mini-grids in 3 localities in Kenya

11 June 2020 - The Kenyan subsidiary of solar off-grid provider and ARE Member Renewvia Energy has just commissioned three solar mini grids for three communit READ MORE

ARE Member Gaia Impact Fund announces a milestone equity investment in Nuru, a mini-grid developer and operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Goma, 16 June 2020 - “Nuru is thrilled to be partnering with Gaia Impact Fund to bring millions of people renewable energy in the Democratic Republic of Congo”, says Jonathan Shaw, CEO of Nuru. READ MORE

ARE Partner REN21’s latest Renewables Global Status Report reveals 126% surge in mini-grid start-ups investment

Paris, 16 June 2020 – This year’s Renewables 2020 Global Status Report (GSR) reveals an increase in demand for renewable power, yet the growth in to READ MORE

Leading energy access representatives call for USD 35 million in immediate lifeline support to survive Covid-19

5 June 2020 - Covid-19 is already severely impacting the energy access sector and threatens to undermine the industry’s achievements, putting SDG7 all but out of reach - a goal that is “ READ MORE

ARE Member Odyssey to support electrification of health centres in sub-Saharan Africa with renewable energy technology

New York, 28 May 2020 - The Rockefeller Foundation has announced that it will award three new grants to support organisations that are working with countries, communities, and regions in Africa and Asia to leverage data and technology to bolster their Covid-19 response. READ MORE