Past Events

MRV Capacity Building Workshop in Sierra Leone

CDM Standardized Baselines: opportunities to experience simplified tools for MRV

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), is supporting a Capacity Building Workshop on CDM Standardized Baselines: opportunities to experience simplified tools for MRV in Sierra leone.

Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF)

In partnership with Global Nexus, IRESEN, ONEE and the Department of Energy in South Africa, EnergyNet is delighted to present the Africa Renewable Energy Forum (ARF) from 2-4 November 2016 at the Four Seasons Resort in Marrakech. 

ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Week

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) and the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP), are jointly organizing the maiden edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Week from October 17th to 19th 2016 in Accra, Ghana. 

Regional Validation Workshop on the use of GIS in the energy sector & A Training Workshop on Hydro Power Resource Mapping

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ECREEE officially held the validation and training workshop on the use of GIS for energy planning from July 26th - 29th, 2016 in Dakar, Senegal, making it, in what seems an unprecendent move in the region, the first of such workshop to be organized at regional level.

International Workshop on Renewable Energy Development in Macaronesia and West Africa

SAVE THE DATE: Webinar on Clean Energy Policy and Finance Technical Assistance

19 May 2016
9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time | 3:00 p.m. Central European Summer Time

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ECOWAS Workshop on Sustainable Wood Energy Management

A workshop on sustainable wood management was organised by ECREEE in collaboration the GBEP (Global Bioenergy Partnership) and its partners that provided a forum for sharing knowledge and information on sustainable supply of woody biomass for specific stakeholders. The workshop was supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BLMFUW) and held in Cotonou, Benin from 09 - 11 May 2016.

ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Workshop

Webinar Training on RETScreen 4

ECREEE in collaboration with Clean Energy Solution Center (CESC - USA) and RETScreen International is implementing a two-day Webinar Training of Trainer on Clean Energy Project Analysis with RETScreen 4, from March 22, 2016 to March 30, 2016.

The Webinar Training will be handled in English (22 and 23 of March) and in French (29 and 30 of March).

Time: 10 AM to 5:30 PM UTC (GMT)

Regional Expert Meeting on Climate Change and Enhanced RE Deployment in West and Central Africa


With over two thirds of global emissions coming from the energy sector, action to reduce carbon intensity in energy production and use has become critical in the fight against climate change. The role of renewable energy and energy efficiency is already widely acknowledged as key means for the de-carbonisation of energy systems.