PV power is paving the way for better healthcare in South Sudan

29 April 2016 - SOLAR23, one of the leading German providers for off-grid and on-grid solar power solutions recently completed in February 2016 a project in South Sudan comprising the turn-key delivery of photovoltaic backup systems and rainwater tanks and the training of local service staff and the customers regional technical team which contributes significantly to the improvement of health care in South Sudan. READ MORE

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 www.electrifi.org. 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