The Micro-grid Academy now has a e-learning platform

Micro-Grid Academy (MGA) students now have an e-learning platform to use thanks to the agreement between ARE Members RES4Med&Africa and  READ MORE

ARE Members SolarNow & SunFunder announce $9M debt financing with Oikocredit and responsAbility

Kampala, 8 January 2019 - Kampala-based off-grid solar company SolarNow closes largest-yet receivables financing facility with SunFunder, Oikocredit and responsAbility READ MORE

ElectriFI commits USD2.5 million to support the expansion of ARE Member Virunga Power

18 December 2018 - ARE Member Virunga Power announces the first closing of its Series A corporate financing round with a total of US$ 5m invested. READ MORE

ARE Awards 2019 - Call for Proposals Open

ARE invites applicants to submit their project proposals for the ARE Awards 2019.  By discerning these awards, ARE wishes to highlight the energy access results achieved by the most passionate and innovative stakeholders and stimulate the exchange of knowledge. READ MORE

ARE Member Plug the Sun to bring energy and internet to 2 million households in emerging markets, starting with Myanmar

Hong Kong and Oslo (31 October 2018) – ARE Member Plug The Sun (belonging to Maccaferri Group), the joint venture off-grid company between Enerray and Fast Power, and Naefos, an Oslo-based fintech startup with an award-winning middleware platform, today announced a strategic part READ MORE

ARE Member CMI diversifies into renewables, focusing on batteries

ARE Member CMI Energy, well known as a global player in steam generation, has diversified into renewables, in particular CSP, and is now taking steps into the battery storage area with completion of the MiRIS facility at CMI Group’s international headquarters in Seraing (Belgium). READ MORE

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ARE Member OFGEN sets standard for sustainable hospitality in East Africa, benchmarking solar PV records

A major sustainable milestone for Kenya’s tourism industry has recently been broken, putting Serena Hotels at the forefront of Kenya’s most sought-after lodges and resorts that offer an eco-experience with the aid of solar PV. READ MORE

ARE Member SunFunder closes first mini-grid facility with $1.2m loan to PowerGen

London & Nairobi, 3 December 2018 - ARE Member SunFunder, a solar finance company providing debt capital to solar enterprises in emerging markets, today announced the close of a $1.2m facility with mini-grid developer READ MORE

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