Claudio Pedretti re-elected ARE President as ARE welcomes new Board of Directors

28 April 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) held its Ordinary General Meeting on 23rd April 2021 and re-appointed Claudio Pedretti as its President. READ MORE

How a village that isn’t connected to the national grid, is using clean cooking, selling face masks, and tested e-bikes

6 April 2021 - Having reliable energy infrastructure is a fundamental step towards giving people the same opportunities that most of us already have. Without electricity, even reading this blog becomes an insurmountable obstacle. READ MORE

European development finance institutions scale up co- financing for green energy projects

21 April 2021 - Three EDFI members (FMO – Netherlands, OeEB – Austria and Swedfund – Sweden) reinforce the DFI´s collaboration under The Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF) with a replenishment of EUR 50 million. READ MORE

ARE Member CMR Group develop an all-in-one mini solar and hybrid power plant

15 April 2021 - In 2020, more than 850 million people worldwide did not have access to electricity, 90% of them mostly living in rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. READ MORE

6th ARE Energy Access Investment Forum surpasses its reputation as the flagship event on finance for energy access

22 March 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) concluded its 6th Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF), hosted virtually from 17 to 19 March 2021 and supported by GET.invest, a European programme supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Nethe READ MORE

Launch of the National Renewable Energy Associations Toolkit

19 March 2021 - SolarPower Europe and GOGLA launched the NREA toolkit - A Guide for National Renewable Energy Associations. The toolkit was developed with READ MORE

Canadian Solar Invests in ARE Member SolarWorX as Part of a Strategic Partnership

Canadian Solar, EIT InnoEnergy and DEG invest a seven-digit sum into ARE Member SolarWorX Partnership looks to address the global challenge of 1.2 billion people currently living without reliable access to electricity READ MORE

ARE Member African Mini Grids Reduces Refrigerated Container Power Costs by 68%

11 March 2021 - ARE Member African Mini Grids (AMG) has developed a 20 ft solar powered cold room that reduces daily power consumption from 60 kW to 19 kW, cutting the solar and b READ MORE