Training of trainers at the Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique of Senegal

24-25 October 2023 – In conjunction with the public-private policy dialogue on jobs in Senegal organised by ARE with the support of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, CORE held a Training of Trainers workshop at the Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique (ESP) in Dakar, Senegal. The aim of this training was to support the ESP so that it could […]

Masterclass empowers 22 Nigerian companies with training in digitalisation & optimisation technologies

12-13 December 2023 – Together with the support of CORE, the Strategic Partnership Technology in Africa (SPTA) and the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN), ARE organised a Masterclass in Lagos (Nigeria). The themes of the Masterclass covered innovative digital technologies and their impact on the sustainability of business models for renewable energy projects in Africa and demand-side management […]

Key Energy Access Partners Launch CORE at COP26 to Address Skills Gap in the Sector

5 November 2021 – ARE, ICA, IRENA, SEforALL, UNEP and UNIDO have launched the Cornerstone of Rural Electrification Initiative (CORE) to address the immense capacity building and technical assistance needs to support the development of DRE systems as a means to achieve the SDGs.

Increasing local communities’ resiliency and empowering women

The long-term sustainability of DRE systems in peri-urban and rural communities is intrinsically linked to economic development through productive uses of electricity. Productive uses of electricity are agricultural, commercial and industrial activities, powered by renewable energy sources, which generate income for local communities. Increasing productive uses of electricity creates a win-win scenario for DRE companies, […]