The Alliance for Rural Electrification announces new interim CEO

Brussels, 4 June 2020 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) has today announced that David Lecoque, formerly the Senior Manager Policy & Business Development at ARE, has been selected by the ARE Board of Directors to lead the association as interim READ MORE

ARE Member Renewvia lights up two Nigerian communities with mini-grids

Bayelsa State, Nigeria – On June 2, 2020, the Federal Government of Nigeria, through its Implementing Agency – Rural Electrification Agency (REA), commissioned two solar hybrid mini grids in the villages of Akipelai and Oloibiri, Bayelsa State with a total capacity of 134.64kW fo READ MORE

Op-ed: Sustainable Energy Access during COVID-19: Time for Collaboration not Heroes

By Siré A. Diallo, Sustainable Energy Market Development Consultant READ MORE

ARE Member EDPR makes a donation against Covid-19 in Africa

11 May 2020 - ARE Member EDPR's Access to Energy programme has set up corporate social responsibility initiatives to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique and Nigeria. READ MORE

ARE Member GVE Projects Limited Provides 24/7 Solar Power to NCDC Isolation Centres

Enugu, 12 May 2020 -  ARE Member GVE Projects Limited, an innovative, indigenous renewable energy solution provider in Sub-Saharan Africa, has deployed an 18 kVA solution to power an iso READ MORE

ARE Member INENSUS launches free open source software solution to manage decentralised utilities

18 May 2020, Goslar, Germany – ARE Member INENSUS launches the Open Source version of “MicroPowerManager”, an all-in-one management software for Decentralised Electric Utilities. READ MORE


ARE unveils the winners of the ARE Awards 2020

Brussels, 18 May 2020 - The ARE Awards 2020 pay tribute to the most effective initiative and/or project implemented across six categories, as a means to highlight the clean energy access results achieved by the m READ MORE

ARE Members AFD & ADEME support 10 innovative actors to promote access to sustainable energy in Africa

27 April 2020 - ARE Member ADEME and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) today announced the results of the call for projects "Innovative solutions for off-grid sustainable energy access" (SolInAE). READ MORE