Simpa Networks launches India’s first PAYG solar television using advanced SmartPanel IoT technology

NOIDA, India — June 7, 2017 — ARE Member Simpa Networks, a leader in providing affordable solar power to households and businesses in rural India, today announced the launch of Magic TV, the country’s first solar-powered Pay-as-you-Go (PAYG) satellite TV solution. READ MORE

Future Intersolar editions in São Paulo and Mumbai to address off-grid

Munich, 2 June 2017 – The Off-Grid Power Conference 2017 attracted over 450 participants at Intersolar – the largest solar PV trade fair in Europe. READ MORE

Expression of Interest: Geospatial analysis of mini-grid electrification potential for countries within Sub-Saharan Africa

ARE Member E.ON Off Grid Solutions / Rafiki Power develops, owns and operates renewable off-grid energy systems in rural areas in Tanzania. READ MORE

ARE and RES4MED formalise cooperation by signing MoU

Rome, 22 May 2017 - On the occasion of the RES4MED 5th Annual Conference in Rome, RES4MED and ARE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize their cooperation. READ MORE

Solaris Offgrid raises €1M to tackle global electricity poverty

London, 18 May 2017 - ARE Member Solaris Offgrid, the pay-as-you-go solar energy solutions provider working to improve access to electricity across rural populations, has raised over €1M to fund R&D and grow into new markets – providing more homes and businesses with affordab READ MORE

SOLAR23 to install first on-grid solar power plants on Mohéli Island

Comoros, 25 April 2017 READ MORE

The Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya launches its First Call for Proposals

Kenya, 4 April 2017   The Green Mini Grid Facility Kenya aims to enhance access to energy in Kenya by encouraging private investment in renewable energy based mini-grids. READ MORE

New Solar Crowd-investment Platform ecoligo Launches First Project in Kenya

Berlin, 3 April 2017: German startup and ARE member ecoligo has launched a new crowd-investment platform for solar projects in emerging markets. The platform opens to investors today with the opportunity to back a 66 kWp solar installation for a flower farm in Thika, Kenya. READ MORE