Okra Solar Compares Mesh-grids to Mini-grids

14 March 2022 - Off-grid communities vary in size, location and energy demand, so choosing the right technology is key to ensuring long-term project success. For the past decade, the dominant methods of delivering last-mile electrification have been: READ MORE

Largest Peace REC (P-REC) agreement to date and the first in South Sudan helps fund solar electrification of teaching hospital

San Francisco, 14 March 2022 – The largest Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) agreement to date, and the first-ever P-REC registration in South Sudan, has been executed by 3Degrees and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with support from ARE Member  READ MORE

InfraCo Africa invests in safe, affordable and solar-powered passenger ferries

Kisumu, Kenya, 15 March 2022 - ARE Member InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a READ MORE

Flexx by Bboxx launched to provide accessible clean energy solutions to off-grid communities and entry-level customers

Bboxx has launched a new entry-level brand, Flexx by Bboxx, to provide affordable, reliable, and flexible clean energy solutions to those at the bottom of the energy pyramid, starting in Rwanda and Kenya READ MORE

Upya Technologies shares key observations in their work with mini-grid developers

15 March 2022 - As mini-grid developers continue to grow in Africa, there is little doubt that to sustain their impact they will need to continuously improve their performance and ROI. READ MORE

ARE & BUREA Sign MoU to Further Stimulate Renewable Electrification Efforts in Burundi

Brussels and Bujumbura, 15 March 2022 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Burundi Renewable Energy Association (BUREA) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

Okra Solar Mesh-grids Gets Approval by REA for Output-based Funding Subsidy

4 March 2022 - Rural Electrification Agency of Nigeria (REA) has approved Okra Solar’s proprietary Mesh-grid technology for Output based funding subsidy under its $550m intervention program (NEP) READ MORE

Winners of the ARE Photo Contest Revealed

28 February 2022 - The winners of the ARE Photo Contest: Sustainable Decentralised Electricity to Power a Green and Equitable Recovery were announced today. Supported by GET.invest*, ARE launched the photo contest under the DRE Recovery Campaign. READ MORE