Partnership between ECREEE and Smart City Foundation for innovation and sustainable energy in Cabo Verde

Praia, December 5, 2023 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Foundation Smart City Cabo Verde have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at spurring innovation in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Cabo Verde.

The signing ceremony took place at the ECREEE headquarters in the presence of Mr Pedro Lopes, Secretary of State for the Digital Economy of Cabo Verde, Francis SEMPORE, Executive Director ofECREEE and Ms Loide Monteiro, President of the Foundation Smart City Cabo Verde.

ECREEE Celebrates Successful Internship Completion

November 30, 2023 - The ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) marked a milestone on November 30, 2023, as it celebrated the successful completion of internships by three young graduates. The Centre received the following young graduates: Ms. Dorriane Lopes, Renewable Energy Engineer, Ms. Jihane Bakounoure, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Engineer and, Ms. Sylviane Lalogo, Accountant.

Webinar: Guidelines for accessing the ROGEAP Grant

Are you a start-up, an established SME, or a large company in the off-grid solar sector? The Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project (ROGEAP) is launching a grant window for eligible and qualified SMEs between $10,000 and $250,000 for certified off-grid and standalone solar systems. You may attend a webinar on November 22, 2023 at 10:00 (GMT), at, to know more.

ECREEE at the 2nd German-Nigerian Symposium on Green Hydrogen

Abuja, November 13, 2023. ECREEE participated in the second German-Nigerian Symposium on Green Hydrogen in Abuja hosted by the German-Nigerian Hydrogen Office and the Nigerian government. The Hydrogen Office is part of the Global Hydrogen Diplomacy (H2-Diplo) project, which is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and financed by the Federal Foreign Office (AA).

The Symposium was attended by high-profile speakers in the energy and environment sector from Nigeria and Germany.


ECREEE represented by Mr. Hyacinth ELAYO, Sustainable Energy Policy Officer, participated at the 6th  meeting of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers (GN-SEC) from the 6th to 8th of  November, and the International Forum Conference on Energy and Climate (IVECF) from the 2nd to 3rd  November, 2023 all held at the Hofburg Conference Center, Vienna.

Prime minister of Cabo Verde and President of the ECOWAS Commission in new ECREEE premises

Praia, October 11, 2023 - In a momentous occasion, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) marked a historic chapter in its journey as the new premises were unveiled by the Prime Minister of Cabo Verde, Dr. Ulisses Correia e Silva and the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Omar Alieu Touray in the city of Praia, Cabo Verde. The ceremony, graced by a distinguished governmental delegation, included the presence of the Minister of Industry, Commerce, and Energy, and the ECOWAS Commissioner for Energy, Mines and Digitalization.


Praia, November 7, 2023 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is taking another noteworthy step towards the development and promotion of sustainable energy practices and knowledge dissemination with the launch of the 2nd edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Journal (ESEJ), funded by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).

Upgrade Your Solar PV Career Potential with the ECOWAS Certification

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in collaboration with the National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Agency (ANEREE) and the International Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE), presents the ECOWAS-certified PV installer exam. This is an excellent opportunity for PV installers to get a certification recognized throughout all ECOWAS Member States.

With this certification, PV installers can enjoy the following benefits: