Past Events

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.

VEF Side Event: Regional Sustainable Energy Centers in Africa

The Energy and Climate Branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in close collaboration with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Global Forum on Sustainable Energy (GFSE), organized the VEF side event "Regional Sustainable Energy Centers in Africa: Creating Regional Markets to Support the Decade of Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL)”.

Vienna Energy Forum 2013

ECREEE and a high-level ECOWAS delegation, led by the ECOWAS President, will participate in the forthcoming Vienna Energy Forum, which will take place from the 28 to 30 May 2013. The President will announce the voluntary contribution of ECOWAS to the Sustainable Energy For All Initiative (SE4ALL). The voluntary commitment reflects the outcomes of the ECOWAS High Level Energy Forum, which took place from 29 to 31 October 2012, in Accra, Ghana.

Training on Small and Medium Scale Hydropower Project Development in Austria

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The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) are organizing a training on small to medium scale hydropower development for experts from the ECOWAS region and other parts of Sub Saharan Africa. The training will combine theoretical lessons, hydro site visits, as well as meetings with plant operators and owners, consultants, hydro power generation associations, manufacturers and financiers.

Integrating Clean Energy Regulation into evolving energy markets

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the Cape Verdean Agência de Regulação Económica (ARE), the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) and the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) are jointly organizing a 3-day technical workshop on Integrating Clean Energy Regulation in Evolving Energy Markets under a West Africa Regional Partnership funded by the United States Agency for Interna

High level conference on women's economic empowerment through energy access opens in Freetown

A high level conference on women's economic empowerment through energy access in the countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) opened on Monday, 7th May 2013 in Freetown, Sierra Leone.  The conference, one of the series of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of the signing of the MRU treaty, was attended by Ministers of energy and gender from Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Liberia, the four countries of the MRU.

Regional Workshop on the West Africa Clean Cooking Alliance (WACCA)

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the ECOWAS Commission, the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Burkina Faso, with the  support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, the EU Energy Facility, the Global Alliance for Clean Cook Stoves, the Governments of Austria and

REGIONAL WORKSHOP OF ECOWAS INITIATIVE ON ENERGY SAVING LIGHTING

As part of implementation the ECOWAS policy on energy efficiency, ECREEE and UNEP/GEF/en.lighten organized a workshop on the 22 April 2013 in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso to launch the activities of the efficient lighting initiative in West African.

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