Off-Grid Renewable Energy Industry Welcomes The United Nations' International Year Of Sustainable Energy For All

18 January 2012 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), the only trade association in the world representing the off-grid renewables industry operating in developing countries, welcomes the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Energy for All a READ MORE

Large-Scale Social Business Project To Provide Energy And Ict Access In Africa

11 October 2011 - NICE International BV, a company based in The Netherlands, has launched the large-scale roll-out of its successful social business concept. The expansion will provide widespread access to energy and ICT in Africa. READ MORE

The Alliance Has Been Elected The Best Intersolar Blogger In A Competition Organised By Pv Magazine, One Of The Industry’s Most Influential Magazines

22 June 2011 - Over Intersolar’s three days, Simon Rolland published six posts about the most popular buzz words of this year's Trade Fair, from feed-in tariffs to the sector’s gender inequality. READ MORE

ECREEE and ARE sign Memorandum of Understanding

28 March 2011 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Mr. Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and Mr. READ MORE

Simon Rolland appointed new Secretary General of ARE

3 March 2011 - Simon was elected unanimously at the organisation's recent Annual General Assembly and takes over from Guido Glania, who had held the position since 2008. He had been ARE's Policy and Development Manager for the past four years. READ MORE

ARE welcomes creation of IRENA

26 January 2009 - “A close cooperation with the private sector will be crucial for its success”… READ MORE

ARE delegations’ visit to major international organisations

19 November 2008 - This month, ARE lead a delegation of member representatives to Washington to participate in a number of scheduled workshops with; the World Bank, USAID, the IDB (Inter American Development Bank), the IFC (International Finance Corporation), the READ MORE

ARE Board appoints new Secretary General

8 September 2008 - The ARE Board has appointed Guido Glania as new Secretary General of the Alliance. He will take office as of 1 September 2008. The current Secretary General, Paula Llamas, has left the ARE for maternity reasons. READ MORE