Launch of the project Women and Clean Energy in West African - WOCEWA

ECREEE implements the Women and Clean Energy in West Africa (WOCEWA) Project as part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts through the initiative of “Clean Energy for Development: A Call to Action - CEDCA” of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

National launching of the ROGEAP project in Cabo Verde

Stakeholders from the public and private sectors, including civil society organizations, professional associations, the media, NGOs and commercial banks in Cabo Verde, were briefed on the implementation mechanism of the Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project (ROGEAP). The workshop was held on December 18, 2023 in the city of Praia, and was attended by representatives of the ECOWAS Commission, the ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Energy of Cabo Verde (MICE). 


From December 9 to 12, 2023, ECREEE actively participated in the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ECREEE was represented by Mr. Kouakou Alexis Kouassi, Director of Operations, and Ms Monica Maduekwe, Program Officer for Resource Mobilisation and Project Development.

Partnership between ECREEE and Smart City Foundation for innovation and sustainable energy in Cabo Verde

Praia, December 5, 2023 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Foundation Smart City Cabo Verde have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at spurring innovation in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Cabo Verde.

The signing ceremony took place at the ECREEE headquarters in the presence of Mr Pedro Lopes, Secretary of State for the Digital Economy of Cabo Verde, Francis SEMPORE, Executive Director ofECREEE and Ms Loide Monteiro, President of the Foundation Smart City Cabo Verde.