South Sudan set for grid solar

12 July 2022 - Kampala-based developer and ARE Member Aptech Africa says it plans to build a 12 MWp solar plant in Juba. READ MORE

Acceleration of renewable electrification investments at EAIF in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam, 1 July 2022 - The three-day Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF) took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 28-30 June 2022. READ MORE

First Kenyan wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for portable vaccine fridge

15 June 2022 - Norah Magero, Co-founder and CEO of ARE Member Drop Access, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2022 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation with Vaccibox, a small, mob READ MORE

Access to reliable and affordable off-grid energy to be transformed across Benin under new EIB – ENGIE Energy Access initiative

21 June 2022 - Households, smallholders and entrepreneurs in remote locations across Benin will be able to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme agreed between leading solar energy company and ARE Member READ MORE

Renewable energy industry to gather at EAIF 2022 to boost electrification investments

Brussels & Dar es Salaam, 22 June 2022 - The decentralised renewable energy (DRE) sector is getting ready to meet at Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 28-30 June 2022. READ MORE

Mirova acquires SunFunder to accelerate emerging market clean energy and climate investment

20 June 2022 - ARE Member SunFunder has been acquired by Mirova, a READ MORE

Crossboundary gets $25M for solar mini-grids in Africa

16 June 2022 - Kenya-based ARE Member Crossboundary Energy Access (CBEA), a mini-grid infrastructure investor, has raised $25 million from ARC READ MORE

ARE welcomes Rebecca Bregant as President & six new Board Members

Brussels, 13 June 2022 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) held its General Assembly on 8 June 2022. ARE Members elected six new Board Members, with Rebecca Bregant being appointed as the first female President of the Association. READ MORE