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Working visit of His Excellency, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, President of the ECOWAS Commission to ECREEE

The President of the ECOWAS Commission His Excellency Jean-Claude Kassi Brou proceeded on a working visit to ECREEE Headquarters in Praia, Cape Verde with his delegation on 27th April 2022.​

He was welcomed and hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cabo Verde, His Excellency Dr. Rui Alberto Figueiredo Soares and then proceeded on a courtesy visit to the President of Cabo Verde, His Excellency Jose Maria Neves.

ECREEE and WASCAL Set the Stage for the Development of ECOWAS Green Hydrogen Policy

Kick-off meeting for the development of the ECOWAS Green Hydrogen Policy, Dakar - Senegal

Dakar, Senegal 8th April 2022 – A group of Energy and scientific experts in West Africa have disclosed that the region holds very good potential for producing green hydrogen and thus providing an opportunity for the region to play a key role in the emerging green hydrogen market.  Experts also noted that the green hydrogen - H2 atlas project produced by the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) (WASCAL) and its research partners, revealed that West Africa has huge renewable energy

Renewable energy bolsters agricultural activities for women in rural communities in Benin

ECREEE is implementing a project entitled: Promoting Agricultural Competitiveness through Solar Energy (PAC-SOLAR). The project seeks to support the region’s agricultural businesses to produce more through the affordable and reliable option of harnessing its abundant renewable energy resources towards providing a stable supply of water for irrigation and other agricultural purposes.

ECREEE Mulls the Propagation of Green Hydrogen Energy in ECOWAS Member Countries

ECREEE Praia, Cape Verde 4th April 2022 - The ECOWAS Centre for renewable Energy and Energy efficiency (ECREEE) is set to conduct a kick-off meeting on the development of the ECOWAS Green Hydrogen Policy from the 7th to 8th April in the Senegalese Capital, Dakar. The forum seeks to create the roadmap for the development of an ECOWAS Green Hydrogen Policy.

ECREEE Energy Efficiency Policy Dialogue: Stakeholders Discusses Improved Energy Efficiency &Resource Efficient Cleaner Production

Lagos, Nigeria 3rd March 2022 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ECREEE in collaboration with  UNIDO and the Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN) organized a policy dialogue session on Industrial Energy Efficiency and Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production.

The Gambia adopts ECOWAS Approved Minimum Energy Performance Standards and train relevant public and private stakeholders on Energy Efficiency Lighting

ECREEE Banjul, The Gambia 18th March 2022 The National Electrotechnical Committee (NEC) of the Gambia - a body established to promote Quality Assurance has reviewed and adopted the ECOWAS Approved Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) on Energy Efficiency appliances at a workshop held in Banjul. The forum was organized by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in collaboration with UNIDO, The Gambia Standard Bureau (TGSB), and the government of the Gambia through the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MOPE).

ECREEE Inaugurates Solar Mini-grid Plant in the Gambia

ECREEE - Praia, - 28th February 2022 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in collaboration with Unique Group of Companies has commissioned a Solar Mini-grid Plant in the Gambia on Friday 25th February 2022. The colorful ceremony was graced by cabinet ministers, Members of Parliament, senior government officials and scores of local dignitaries.

ECREEE Trains Nigerian Stakeholders on Energy Efficiency

Improving Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) and Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) in ECOWAS member states

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