ARE Call for Action: Increase clean energy access in developing countries

Brussels, 3 December 2015 - Today, the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), on behalf of the decentralised renewable energy industry working in developing countries, calls on all government leaders gathered at COP21 to take immediate, results-oriented and binding action to t READ MORE

ARE and ALER to collaborate on decentralised clean energy solutions in Portuguese-speaking countries

Brussels and Lisbon, 9 November 2015 - Based on the common belief that the development of decentralised renewable energy systems requires sound, stable and long term policies and regulation that spur private investment and stimulate off-grid renewable energy market development in READ MORE

Mobisol installs 3MW PV and becomes largest rent-to-own solar energy provider in Africa

Berlin, Germany, 2 November 2015 - ARE member Mobisol has now installed over 3MW of capacity and equipped more than 30,000 rural homes and businesses with clean and reliable energy in Tanzania and Rwanda – making them the Africa’s largest rent-to-own solar energy provider by capa READ MORE

IRENA and DTU launch world’s most detailed wind resource data

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E, 21 October, 2015 –  The most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential are now available online, thanks to a free resource launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). READ MORE

SDG 7: Energy recognised as key enabler for development

29 September 2015 - Last week, the world leaders adopted new global goals at the UN General Assembly in New York, which will replace the UN's Millennium Development Goals. READ MORE

High-Level Government and Industry Support again for Rwanda Investment Forum in Kigali in November

28 September 2015 - “The Rwandan government is serious about attracting investors and keen to create an environment that is conducive to stimulating new infrastructure projects in the country” says Emmanuelle Nicholls, event director of the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infras READ MORE

UN Deputy Chief says world now has 'legitimate hope' that universal goal on energy will be met

27 September 2015 – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today welcomed the adoption of the first-ever universal goal on energy, but cautioned that it will take “arduous work” to reach the targets needed to end poverty and combat climate change as part of the new READ MORE

The Off-grid Experts Awards 2015: Power supply in Africa emerge winners

MEMMINGEN, 26 September 2015 -Together with off-grid company Phaesun, ARE awarded excellent performances in the field of off-grid power supply  READ MORE