ARE Member Okra Solar & SAO Group Partner to Power 10,000 Households

07 November 2021 - Australian technology company using advanced digital monitoring, billing and mesh-grids to make electrification more affordable to underserved communities in Africa and Asia, Okra S READ MORE

ARE Member Solarworx completes first successful microgrid in Zambia

Mumbwa, Zambia, 30 October 2021 – ARE Member Solarworx has been able to complete the first pilot installation of its innovative DC Microgrid in the area of Mumbwa, Zambia. READ MORE

Key Energy Access Partners Launch CORE at COP26 to Address Skills Gap in the Sector

5 November 2021 – The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), the International Copper Association (ICA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Sustainable Energy for ALL (SEforALL), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and the United National Industrial READ MORE

ARE Member InfraCo Africa and Helios Establish CLEAR - a New Climate-focused Investment Vehicle for Africa

Glasgow, United Kingdom, 4 November 2021 - InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) and Helios Investment Partners (Helios) are working together to READ MORE

ARE Member Bboxx Plans to Reach Millions of Nigerians with Solar Power

27 October 2021 - ARE member Bboxx aims to provide off-grid solar power to 20 million people in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, where less than half of the population have access to elect READ MORE

First Ever Madagascar Rural Electrification Forum to Turbocharge Malagasy DRE Market

26 October 2021 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), together with the United Nations System in Madagascar (UNDP, UNIDO and UNCDF), Joint SDG Fund and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), organised the Madagascar Rural Electrification Foru READ MORE

Multinational effort brings first solar field to Burundi

7.5 MW utility-scale power plant increases East African country’s generation capacity by more than 10% on the eve of COP26 READ MORE

Rural communities reaping health and socio-economic benefits of REPP-supported solar mini-grid project in Sierra Leone

USD 1.25m loan from REPP also marks UK-government funded programme’s first investment in a majority women-led company READ MORE