Latest Renewables Global Status Report reveal slow but positive global outlook for energy access in developing countries

Paris, 4 June 2018 - This year’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report GSR reveals two realities: one in which a revolution in the power sector is driving rapid change towards a renewable energy future, and another in which the overall transition is not advancing READ MORE

ARE Member EDP plans to invest 12 million in universal access to sustainable energy

The investment will be made in decentralised energy production companies, notably in East Africa, and will be accompanied by 1 million euros for philanthropic activities. READ MORE

ARE Member Green Crossroads launches new spin-off, developing small hydro power plants in Kenya

Following a matchmaking between Belgian and Kenyan start-ups as part of the Silicon Savannah economic mission by & Close the Gap, headed by READ MORE

IRENA: Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017

Sector adds half a million jobs boosted by strong growth in Asia READ MORE

Procurement Notice: Supply of Plumbing Pipes & Accessories for a Water Supply Network in Senegal (French)

REFERENCE DE PUBLICATION : ACRA-SENCHA/RAEP-001/2018 Autorité contractante : Fondazione ACRA READ MORE

ARE Member Schneider Electric unveils latest IT cloud-based software for Energy Access for sustainable micro grid electrification

Simple, flexible and open architecture maximizes efficiency of off-grid community electrification solutions Rural communities have reliable access to energy for the first time, with broad economic and social benefits READ MORE


ARE Members SOLAR23 & Solarmate Engineering launch new PV investment calculator and publish demand-side survey results

The Nigerian-German knowhow & technology transfer initiative on solar PV diesel hybrid systems presents a new online PV-Calculator that assesses the economics of solar investments for companies, hospitals and schools. READ MORE

ARE Member Simpa Energy Launches India’s First Solar Powered Air Cooler

Noida, 17 April 2018 – People in rural India have a new way to keep cool this summer: The Simpa Solar Cooler. In India the temperatures often reach 48 degree Celsius during peak summer months. Until now the rural population has not had many solutions to seek relief. READ MORE