US$15.5m raised to scale innovative renewable energy buyer and services provider in Zambia

4 May 2022, Lusaka, Zambia: ARE Member InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), the  READ MORE

CMR Group Completes Commissioning for Three Solar Plants in Zanzibar

29 April 2022 - The Zanzibar collection (Mango Tree Beach Limited) is one of Zanzibar’s leading and most sustainable Hotel and Hospitality Groups which owns a portfolio of four privately owned collection of award-winning luxury hotels and resorts in Zanzibar, voted as one of the READ MORE

ARE & KAS Team up to Catalyse DRE Job Creation in West Africa

Brussels & Nairobi, 19 April 2022 - The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) have formed a partnership to demonstrate the potential of decentralised renewable energy (DRE) to generate green jobs in the West African region. READ MORE

Bboxx partners with StarTimes to provide access to TV services for its off-grid customers

Kenya, 31 March 2022 – Bboxx Kenya has entered a partnership with Pay Television Company StarTimes media that will see its off-grid customers across the country access digital television services. READ MORE

EDP launches a global programme to invest more than 300 million EUR in social impact projects by 2030

EDP will focus on the Just Energy Transition through a more focused social investment strategy aligned with its purpose. READ MORE

ENGIE Energy Access launches its first mini-grid in Nigeria – connecting local community to electricity for the first time

Hybrid 90 kW mini-grid connects households and small businesses to clean, reliable power Launch directly impacts 1,500 people in Niger State Inauguration attended by African government and energy industry dignitaries READ MORE

ARE & AMER Sign MoU to Address Energy Access Challenges in Mozambique

Brussels & Maputo, 11 April 2022 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Mozambican Renewable Energy Association (AMER) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). READ MORE

DRE Market Opportunities for Private Sector in Madagascar

31 March 2022 - With 19.1 million people without electricity and a rural electrification rate around 13.71% at the end of 2020, Madagascar aims to bring rural electrification to the next level by 2030 and has set an ambitious goal to electrify 25% of rural areas by 2023. READ MORE