Acceleration of renewable electrification investments at EAIF in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam, 1 July 2022 - The three-day Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF) took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 28-30 June 2022. READ MORE

Access to reliable and affordable off-grid energy to be transformed across Benin under new EIB – ENGIE Energy Access initiative

21 June 2022 - Households, smallholders and entrepreneurs in remote locations across Benin will be able to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme agreed between leading solar energy company and ARE Member READ MORE

First Kenyan wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for portable vaccine fridge

15 June 2022 - Norah Magero, Co-founder and CEO of ARE Member Drop Access, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2022 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation with Vaccibox, a small, mob READ MORE

Renewable energy industry to gather at EAIF 2022 to boost electrification investments

Brussels & Dar es Salaam, 22 June 2022 - The decentralised renewable energy (DRE) sector is getting ready to meet at Energy Access Investment Forum (EAIF) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 28-30 June 2022. READ MORE

Mirova acquires SunFunder to accelerate emerging market clean energy and climate investment

20 June 2022 - ARE Member SunFunder has been acquired by Mirova, a READ MORE

Crossboundary gets $25M for solar mini-grids in Africa

16 June 2022 - Kenya-based ARE Member Crossboundary Energy Access (CBEA), a mini-grid infrastructure investor, has raised $25 million from ARC READ MORE

ARE welcomes Rebecca Bregant as President & six new Board Members

Brussels, 13 June 2022 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) held its General Assembly on 8 June 2022. ARE Members elected six new Board Members, with Rebecca Bregant being appointed as the first female President of the Association. READ MORE

ENGIE Energy Access and Energy Web Launch Crowdfunding Platform for Solar Energy Deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Zug, Switzerland, and Berlin, Germany, 9 June 2022 —  ARE Member ENGIE Energy Access, the leading off-grid, Pay-As-You-Go solar and mini-grid solutions provider in Africa, and Energy READ MORE