Past Events

2nd Technical Committee Meeting of the ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

ECREEE is organizing the 2nd Technical Committee and National data collection Meeting of the ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECOWREX), from the 28th to 29th of October in Accra, Ghana. It will be followed by the ECOWAS-GFSE-GEF-UNIDO high level forum scheduled from the 29th to 31th of October, during which the Observatory will be launched.The agenda for the meeting includes:

2nd Biomass West & Central Africa Congress 2012

2nd Biomass West & Central Africa Congress 2012 is now scheduled to hold in Accra, Ghana from 04th to 05th October 2012. This premier networking and content-driven congress will gather key representatives from both the Regional Government Authorities & Industry stakeholders from forestry, wood pellets, wood chips, agri based biomass and bioenergy power generation.

ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment and Business Forum

ECREEE and the African Development Bank (AfDB) jointly organised the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment and Business Forum in Dakar, Senegal from the 27th to 28th of September 2012 . The Forum which is the first major milestone under the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment and Business Initiative (EREI) brought together over 90 participants from the ECOWAS region, Europe and the USA.

ECREEE Validation Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policies and Scenarios for West Africa

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The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) works towards a voluntary commitment to the Sustainable Energy For All Initiative of the UN Secretary General presented at the Rio+20. In a regional workshop, held from 25 to 27 June 2012 in Dakar, Senegal, the Directors of the ECOWAS Ministries of Energy agreed on the main targets and pillars of a regional renewable energy and energy efficiency policy of ECOWAS.

ECREEE Rio+20 Side Event: Universal Access to Sustainable Energy Services in West Africa by 2030

The ECREEE Rio+20 Side Event "Towards Universal Access to Sustainable Energy Services in West Africa" was held on 17 June 2012. The side event brought together the major partners and beneficiaries in the implementation process of the ECOWAS white paper for energy access in peri-urban and rural areas. Participants include high level representatives from ECOWAS, United Nations (UNIDO, UNDP) and the European Union (Austria, Spain, European Commission).

Workshop on Financing and Investments in Mitigation Actions in West Africa

The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in collaboration with the Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Business Climate Facility (BizClim) are jointly organizing a two-day Regional Workshop on Financing and Investments in Mitigation Actions in West Africa, which will take place in Accra, Ghana from the 4th to 5th of June 2012.  The workshop will be held against the background and experience gained with Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM)

Access to Sustainable Renewable Energy in Africa as prerequisite for the MDG’s

The African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) will be organizing a conference on “Access to Sustainable Renewable Energy in Africa as Prerequisite for the MDGs”, at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Centre, Italy, from 22nd-26th May, 2012.

Africa Carbon Forum

The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in collaboration with Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC), the Belgian Federal JI/CDM Programme and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO), will jointly be hosting a side event, titled “Harnessing Carbon Market Opportunities in Africa", at the Af

ECOWAS Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy Policies, Incentive Schemes and Planning tools

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The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in collaboration with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Spanish Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (IDAE), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) jointly organized a four-day training workshop on Renewable Energy (RE) Policies, Incentive Schemes and Planning Tools from  the 9th to 12th of A

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