ARE - Alliance for Rural Electrification

Year created: 2006 No of staff:

Rue d'Arlon 63-65

32 2 40010 51/52

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Primary contact

Secretary General Simon Rolland
phone: 003224001052

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General Info

The Alliance for Rural Electrification is the only international business association in the world focusing on the promotion and the development of off-grid renewable energy solutions for rural electrification in developing countries. ARE serves as a platform for sharing knowledge and best-practices and is a privileged partner of stakeholders in the energy field who want to engage the private sector.

Our mission is to:

  • Attract and unite all relevant actors in order to speak with one voice about rural electrification with renewable energies
  • Produce and dissiminate information about technical and financial solutions for rural electrification
  • Communicate and advocate for rural electrification using RES to all relevant stakeholders, namely governments, donors, financial institutions, NGOs, international organisations and the broader private sector.
  • Support our members in the field of CSR projects.