Past Events

KICK OFF MEETING: Towards the implementation of the ECOWAS RE and EE Policies and the SE4ALL Initiative

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and its partners  jointly organized the ECOWAS launch of the National Action Plans in regard to the implementation of the ECOWAS RE and EE policies and the SE4ALL Initiative from the 17-20 March 2014, in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. In the context of the UN Sustainable Energy For All Initiative (SE4All), the event brought  together stakeholders from the ECOWAS Member States.

Workshop sobre o software HOMER para simulação de projetos de Energias Renováveis

O Departamento de Engenharia e Ciências do Mar (DECM) da Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) está a organizar, com o apoio do Centro para as Energias Renováveis e a Eficiência Energética da CEDEAO (ECREEE), uma formação de dois dias para utilização do software Homer, ferramenta de apoio a projectos de sistemas de energias renováveis, nos dias 17 e 18 de Fevereiro de 2014, no Campus de Ribeira de Julião, Mindelo, São Vicente.

ECOWAS/GBEP Workshop on the Piloting of GBEP Sustainability Indicators

In the ECOWAS region, biomass has become a predominant source of domestic energy, most of which is unsustainably harvested and utilized. Traditional biomass (firewood and charcoal) represents the bulk of the final energy consumption, reaching up to 70-85% in some of the countries, which is negatively impacting on the environment, economy as well as on the lives of the people.

Access to Sustainable Energy for All with Gas

The International Gas Union and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the ECOWAS Commission, ECREEE and Petroci, are jointly organizing a two-day seminar on Access to Sustainable Energy for All with Gas, in Côte d’Ivoire from the 4 to 5 of November 2013. The aim of the training is to provide a unique opportunity to share first-hand experiences of the options gas offers in the context of the economic development in the region.

ECOWAS Wind Energy Workshop

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Energy of Cape Verde and CABEOLICA are jointly organizing a five-day workshop on wind power development from 4 to 8 of November 2013, in Praia, Cape Verde.

ECOWAS workshop on appliance standards and regulations

ECREEE in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) en.lighten initiative and Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative, are organizing a workshop from the 1st to 3rd of October 2013, in Cotonou, Benin.

Regional Training Workshop on the Promotion of National Renewable Energy Policies and Incentive Schemes in the ECOWAS Member States

ECREEE and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are jointly organising two training workshops on the Promotion of National Renewable Energy Policies and Incentive Schemes for participants from the 15 ECOWAS Member States.  The Workshops will take place back-to-back from 9-13 and 16-20 September 2013.

Multi-Thematic Workshop on the Development of the Regional Efficient Lighting Strategy in ECOWAS

ECREEE in conjunction with UNEP and with support from Club ER will be organizing a Multi-thematic workshop on efficient lighting in the ECOWAS region from the 2 to 3 of July 2013 in Dakar Senegal.

ECREEE Regional Training of Trainers Workshop: HOMER software for Renewable Energy project design

 

LAST UPDATE - June, 28th

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) organized a four-day Training of Trainers on HOMER as a tool for renewable energy (RE) project design from June 24–27, 2013, in Praia, Cape Verde. In the training attended 35 participants coming from 14 ECOWAS countries plus Mauritania and representing different type of institutions, utilities, ministries and other energy related public bodies and universities.

1st ECOWAS Conference and Training on CSP

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organising four-day training on Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) in the framework of the Technical Assistance CENER is providing to ECREEE to assess the potential of CSP in ECOWAS Region from June 17–20, 2013, in Praia, Cape Verde.

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