The only global industry association that supports all businesses along
the whole value-chain of renewable solutions for rural electrification
in developing and emerging countries.

Global Off-Grid Matchmaking

With over 150 members active globally and partnerships with key institutions ARE enables effective B2B and B2Finance matchmaking.

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Advocacy & Networking

We enable members to get in contact with high-level decision makers, experienced practicioners and experts from the off-grid renewable energy sector.

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Access to financing

We support members through all stages of the financing process and share market information, knowledge on sustainable business models and more.

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Advancing Business Models

We provide training to members in order to advance the newest self-sustainable rural electrification business models.

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Policy & Business Development

We work to improve policy frameworks and market conditions of off-grid RE and provide business development support to our members.

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Partnerships

We engage in a series of partnerships with key institutions and organisations to promote and advance the development of rural electrification markets.

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News

Call for Proposals: Solar microgrid installation in the village of Kogarbey (Niger)

Avis d'appel d'offres ouvert No. 003/FY19 For the supply, installation and commissioning of an autonomous 20 kWp - 16 kVA photovoltaic power plant and the supply and installation of a distribution... READ MORE

International clean energy mini-grids developers eager to invest in the Philippines

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Innovation and entrepreneurship needed to fully deliver on clean energy access goals

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Publications

Energy Access from the Bottom Up: Start-up and SME Showcase 2018

The publication “Energy Access from the Bottom Up: Start-up and SME Showcase 2018” shines a spotlight on 15 innovative African and European start-ups and small- to medium-sized enterprises in the... READ MORE

Access to Energy Services through Renewable Sources in Latin America & the Caribbean [EN-ES]

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Best Practices & Key Recommendations from Young Leaders in Energy Access

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Events

4th International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference

The International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC), organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), is the global platform dedicated for sharing experience and best... READ MORE

Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to Improve Energy Access

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ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2018

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JOIN US

Build business partnerships, get key project, technical and financial advice as well as better access to financing, policy makers and business opportunities.

 

PARTNER

We work on a daily basis with key partner organisations to promote and to advance the development of rural electrification markets.

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS

Promote your expertise, services and events with tailor-made advocacy solutions through our communication channels.

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