ARE closes first ever Technology & Innovation Forum with resounding success

Brussels, 4 February 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification, in cooperation with GET.invest, a European programme supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria, held its first ever Techno READ MORE

ARE Technology & Innovation Forum 2021 to highlight decentralised renewable energy technology as key driver of growth

Brussels, 21 January 2021 - ARE, with the support of GET.invest, will organise the “ARE Technology & Innovation Forum” (TIF 2021) virtually on 27-28 January 2021. READ MORE

Innovex closes an equity investment with ARE Member Gaia Impact Fund

Kampala, Uganda, 19 January 2021 – Innovex, a Uganda-based startup enabling pay-as-you-go and remote monitoring for solar companies, closed a Series Seed Round with an equity investment from ARE Member READ MORE

ARE Members Nexus Energy & Africa GreenTec announce successful merger

Florence, Italy, 14 January 2021 - Green Climate Ventures (GCV) announced the successful merger of its fully controlled company READ MORE

ARE & TAREA sign MoU to support decentralised renewable energy businesses & market development in Tanzania

Brussels and Dar es Salaam, 12 January 2021 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

Bboxx, EDF, and ARE Member SunCulture team up with Togolese Government to accelerate access to sustainable solar-powered farming

Building on their successful cooperation since 2018, Bboxx and EDF will expand access to water pumps for thousands of farmers’ sustainable irrigation The Government of Togo is subsidising the cost for customers READ MORE

REPP injects £1 million into smart battery rental business targeting off-grid customers

London, 11 December 2020: The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance, has invested £1 million into a renewables-powered battery rental company that provides affordable energy access to off-grid communities in West READ MORE

After a slow year for electrification, 2020 ends with a full workshop and promising pipeline for ARE Member SustainSolar, greatly supported by innovative mini-grid asset leasing offering

9 December 2020 - The contraction of the global economy paired with far-reaching travel restrictions during most of 2020 did not only slow down many industrial sectors but also had a significant impact on the implementation of rural electrification projects in developing economie READ MORE