Clean Energy Hybrid Mini-Grids are increasingly moving into international investors’ focus - The international experts’ community of mini-grid supporters is growing rapidly

Bad Hersfeld (Germany), 9 April 2014 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) together with the Ostbayerisches Technologie-TransferInstitut e.V. organised an international workshop on investment opportunities and the necessary framework conditions for Clean Energy Hybrid Mini-Grids. READ MORE

Alliance for Rural Electrification Welcomes New Board Leadership

Brussels, 13 March 2014 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) announces the election of five new members to its Board by its 2014 General Assembly: Guilherme Collares Pereira (EDP - Energias de Portugal, Portugal), Matteo della Volta (Siemens, Germany), Caroline Nijland (FRES, Netherlands), Anthony O. Ighodaro (KXN Nigeria, Nigeria) and Tobias Zwirner (Phaesun, Germany). READ MORE

Alliance for Rural Electrification launches Latin America Off-grid Energy Market Briefs

Brussels, 5 February 2014 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) has launched today the first edition of its Latin America Offgrid Energy Market Briefs, with “Market Brief - The Peru Off-Grid Market in 12 Pages: Players and Business Opportunities”. READ MORE

Alliance for Rural Electrification and European Small Hydropower Association sign Memorandum of Understanding on energy access

São Paulo, 29 October 2013 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), the only international business association focused on the promotion of off-grid renewable energy solutions for rural electrification in developing countries and emerging markets, and the European Small Hydropower Association (ESHA), an EU-level representation and platform of the EU small hydropower sector, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to intensify knowledge-sharing and joint work towards promoting small hydro as a sustainable energy solution in rural areas of developing and emerging markets. READ MORE

Case-studies prove off-grid renewables adaptability to developing and emerging countries

Berlin, 15 October 2013 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), the only international business association focused on the promotion of off-grid renewable energy solutions for rural electrification in developing countries, has published today its most recent edition of “Best Practices of the Alliance for Rural Electrification: What renewable energies can achieve in developing and emerging markets”.   READ MORE

The Alliance for Rural Electrification launches Energy Storage Campaign

Brussels, 24 June 2013 - The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) has launched the Energy Storage Campaign, an initiative which aims to inform decision makers in developing countries and emerging markets on the added value of using storage technologies in off-grid renewable energy solutions and as grid backup for rural electrification. READ MORE

Alliance for Rural Electrification appoints new Secretary General

Brussels, 18 February 2013 - Alliance for Rural Electrification appoints new Secretary General The General Assembly of the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), the only trade association in the world representing the off-grid renewables industry operating in developing countries, has elected Marcus Wiemann as their new Secretary General. READ MORE

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