Past Events

ECOWREX regional WORKSHOP on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Access Monitoring and Reporting Framework

Given the commitment from ECOWAS Member States in their willingness to work towards achievement of the SE4ALL targets in West Africa, the Energy Ministers in October 2012, have mandated ECREEE to coordinate the implementation of the SE4All initiative in the region. This is as a result of ECREEE’s achievement in the region.

ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2018 (ESEF2018)


ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2018 (ESEF2018)

13 -15 November 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

SOLTrain – West Africa Training Course for Experts & Professionals

For three years the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency has been running the ECOWAS Solar Thermal Energy Program (SolTrain West Africa). With this specific program, ECREEE aims at creating more and more channels for a wider penetration of the solar thermal technology, including water heating, thermal drying of agricultural products and other productive uses, towards sustainable energy.


The Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy Investment Workshop will take place on the 4thof May 2018 in Lisbon between 2 and 6 pm.

Workshop on new business opportunities from West Africa’s evolving energy sector

On 13 April 2018, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will be organizing a regional workshop to present the findings from the Pre- feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa. The workshop will take place at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Regional WORKSHOP on RE, EE and Energy Access Monitoring and Reporting Framework


1st Meeting of the “African Sub-Network of Sustainable Energy Centres”

Providing NEXUS Solutions: Improving Livelihoods through regional cooperation

The African Regional Sustainable Energy Centres in collaboration with UNIDO are organising a panel discussion which aims at addressing the urgent need of channeling regional cooperation towards a stronger NEXUS approach on Energy, Agriculture, Water, Health and Gender aspects. The meeting is kindly hosted by IRENA.


Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in West Africa: From Plans to Actions. 

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organizing the 1st edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF2017), from October 11-13, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dakar, Senegal.

ECOWAS Regional Validation Workshop for the Directive on Gender Assessment in Energy Projects

ECREEE in partnership with the ECOWAS Department of Gender and Social Affairs, the West African Power Pool (WAPP), the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA), the West African Gas Pipeline Authority (WAPGA) and the ECOWAS Infrastructure Projects Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU), is organizing a 3-day Gender and Energy Infrastructure Workshop to validate the draft ECOWAS Directive on Gender Assessments in Energy Projects.

ECOWAS-GBEP Bioenergy Week

With the support of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BLMFUW), ECREEE is collaborating with GBEP in hosting the 5th GBEP Bioenergy Week in the ECOWAS (5th ECOWAS/GBEP Bioenergy Week) in Accra, Ghana 22 – 24 June 2017. The event will provide an opportunity to share knowledge and experience with the ECOWAS member states in sustainable Bioenergy service delivery for increasing energy access while sustaining food security.