Thursday, November 20, 2014

African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA)

The African Renewable Energy Alliance, or AREA, is focused on expanding research, development and use of renewable energy throughout Africa. This organization is composed of utility companies, industries, policy makers, and civil society members.

This organization facilitates the exchange of information on new technologies as well as workable funding mechanisms for renewable energy. Ultimately AREA expedites renewable energy production in Africa.

AREA sees expanded access to renewable energy as a key part of improving the lives of Africans. As explained in AREA's declaration, "If we fail to immediately take decisions on renewable energy production and distribution in grid connected areas as well as in off grid regions, we undermine the right of millions of African citizens to develop a better life in the future."

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To learn more about the renewable energy potential of Africa click here.

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