Past Events

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.

ECOWAS Regional Training Workshop on Energy Audit for Buildings

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Clean Energy Solutions Centre (CESC) organized a week-long training workshop on energy audits for commercial and residential buildings.

Validation workshop on ECOWAS Bioenergy Policy, Forest Assessment Report and WACCA Action Plan

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), under the sponsorship of the United Nations Development Cooperation (UNDP), Austria Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW), Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) and with the support of the Government of Senegal is organized a three-day validation workshop for the ECOWAS Bioenergy Policy document, ECO

ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Policy & Investment High Level Forum

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI-PFAN), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the German Technical Cooperation (GIZ) are jointly organizing the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Policy and Investment High Level Forum from 14th to 18th September 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The event is supported by the Spanish Agency for international Development

ECREEE Organizes Strategy Meeting for a Regional Climate Change program

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organizing a 3 day Inception and Strategy meeting from 7th to 9th  of July 2015 to develop a framework for a Regional Climate Change Program for the ECOWAS region.