ARE selected for fresh funding by OFID to facilitate the deployment of mini-grids

Vienna, Austria, 22 July 2015 - Over 30 partner countries stand to benefit from the latest round of financing approved at the 151st Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). READ MORE

The Off-grid Experts Workshop 2015: Unique event for off-grid power supply takes place for the fourth time

25 June 2015 - ARE member Phaesun and more than 20 event partners and exhibitors invites you to the Off-Grid Experts Workshop on 25-26 September 2015. READ MORE

Renewable energy’s record year helps uncouple growth of global economy and CO2 emissions

19 June 2015 READ MORE

The "Luz en Casa Oaxaca" programme brings access to energy for 15,000 people

2 October 2015 (Oaxaca, Mexico) - A new supply phase has been recently finished and, now, more than 3,600 households have electricity through Third Generation Solar Home Systems (3GSHS) in rural communities of Oaxaca (Mexico). READ MORE

ARE member Smart Hydro Power is stepping into the agricultural market in Latin America this year to replace diesel irrigation pumps

5 May 2015 - More than half of Colombia's territory is located outside the National Interconnected System, which means that people living in these areas are dependent on alternative solutions to get access to electricity. READ MORE

The International Solar Community to gather in Ghana on April 21-22

16 April 2015 - The International Solar Community will gather in Accra on April 21-22 at the Solar & Off-Grid Renewables West Africa Conference to explore the huge on and off-grid market opportunities in the region. READ MORE

How results based financing is spurring solar market development in Tanzania

ARE member SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is among the first organizations world-wide piloting Results Based Financing (RBF) in the energy sector, aimed to overcome market failures constraining private sector delivery of modern en READ MORE

Energy Access Ventures Fund launched: Boost for access to energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

March 2, 2015 (Rueil-Malmaison, France) – ARE member Schneider Electric in partnership with, CDC Group – the UK Department for International Development (DFID), European Investment Bank, FISEA – PROPARCO,OFID, and AFD- FFEM, announce the launch of the Energy Access Fund to improv READ MORE