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ROGEP Training workshop for Entrepreneurs launched in Accra

Accra, June 20 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) Regional training workshop to reinforce the knowledge and skills of entrepreneurs in the economic Bloc opened in Accra on Wednesday. The four-day event, geared towards creating the enabling environment for the uptake of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the region, brought together some 40 entrepreneurs from across the ECOWAS and beyond.

Dissemination of technical and economical feasible solutions for solar photovoltaic (PV) irrigation in ECOWAS

Accra, 28/June/2018 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy efficiency (ECREEE) has organized a research dissemination workshop on the Economic Viability of Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Irrigation in the ECOWAS region. The workshop took place in Accra, Ghana on the 28th of June 2018 and featured more than 60 participants from the 15 ECOWAS countries.

Paving the way for sustainable electricity services in West Africa and beyond

Accra, 18/June/18 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has embarked on a series of activities under its Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) with the ultimate goal of providing access to reliable electricity through standalone solar systems for 19 countries in the ECOWAS and Sahel regions, including Central African Republic and Cameroon.

ECREEE promotes regional cooperation to endorse electricity access

Praia, 28/May/18 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), with the financial support of the World Bank Group and the Technical assistance of Lighting Africa program, has been preparing to implement the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), aimed at promoting cooperation at the regional level to endorse electricity access.

ECREEE promotes electricity access through standalone solar systems

Praia, 30/May/18 - The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), has embarked on a project with the mission to promote electricity access through standalone solar systems for 19 countries in the ECOWAS and Sahel regions.

ECREEE Holds Sustainable Bioenergy and WACCA Forum in Mali

ECREEE – Praia Cape Verde, 7th May 2018 - The national workshop on Sustainable Bioenergy and WACCA financed by ECREEE opened in Bamako, Mali on Thursday 3rd May 2018. This is a two-day capacity building and sensitisation workshop on Sustainable Bioenergy and WACCA programs.

Canada applauds ECREEE for promoting women's participation in the renewable energy sector

Global Affairs Canada thanks ECREEE for the invitation to participate in the ECOWAS Regional Validation Workshop looking at Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa. For Canada, the workshop was an important opportunity to underline our commitment to promoting women’s leadership in Africa. 

AfDB, ECOWAS workshop ushers in a new era of women’s role in West Africa’s energy transition

Abidjan, 13 April 2018 - Energy experts, women entrepreneurs, and government representatives discussed findings from the AfDB-funded ECOWAS project on Pre- feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa at a regional workshop held in Abidjan on the 13thof April 2018.

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