EU invites submission of project proposals under the new ElectriFI Initiative

Lusaka, 26 April 2016 - ElectriFI is an innovative mechanism viewing to unlock, accelerate and leverage investments providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. ElectriFI became operational on 15 April and immediately afterwards the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Zambia & COMESA organised a Workshop for potential project developers. READ MORE

ENGIE strengthens commitment to international energy access

22 April 2016 - ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies augments its endowment to 50 million euros. READ MORE

Martifer Solar Signs Mou For 25MW Project In Egypt

21 April 2016 - Martifer Solar and NREA (National Renewable Energy Authority) have signed a MoU for availing a 60,26ha land plot in Minya to build a 25MWn solar plant. The RA SOLAR consortium, comprised of EEC Group and Martifer Solar, was qualified by the Egyptian authorities under the Feed-in-Tariff program. READ MORE

ElectriFI invites submission of project proposals

Brussels, 15 April 2016 - The Electrification Financing Initiative, ElectriFI opens its doors on 15 April and interested parties can submit their project proposals through READ MORE

ARE-RECP Off-Grid Investment Forum creates fertile ground for clean off-grid investments

Amsterdam, 15 April 2016 – In a joint effort to mobilise key decision makers as well as institutional and business representatives to further investments in off-grid renewables in the developing world, the Alliance for Rural Elecrtification (ARE) and the Africa-EU Renewable Energ READ MORE

50 homes in the Peruvian Amazonia to benefit from clean electricity

Cajamarca, Peru, 28 January 2016 - The National Fund of Scientific & Technological Development and Technological Innovation of Peru (FONDECYT) has awarded ARE member ACCIONA Microenergia Peru a grant to develop an electricity delivery model, adapted to the Peruvian Amazonia, and deploy a pilot project in at least 50 homes. READ MORE

Clean Energy Mini-Grids HIO Annual Report released at WFES

19 January 2016 - The work of the Clean Energy Mini-Grids (CEMG) HIO, where ARE is a steering committee member, as outlined in the Annual Report for 2015, is making a significant contribution to the SE4All objectives. READ MORE

COP21: Game changer for clean energy access

Dear friends of the Alliance, The adoption of the Paris Agreement at COP21 (agreement; highlights) shows that the global society can unite and stand together to combat climate change and marks a turning point in the switch to a renewables-powered global economy. Indeed, if humanity wants to have a chance to reach the objectives of the Agreement, it must go over and beyond the ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ (INDC) and massively boost renewable energy and energy efficiency both in the developed and developing world. READ MORE