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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.

Promoting private investment on standalone solar systems in West Africa and Sahel

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy efficiency (ECREEE) organized a national workshop on private investment on standalone solar systems in West Africa and Sahel, in Abidjan. The aforementioned workshop is in the framework of the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP), implemented by ECREEE with the financial support of the World Bank.

ECREEE Participates in Green Climate Fund 2nd Structured Dialogue for Africa

As part of ECREEEs goal to be an implementing entity (IE) of the Green Climate Fund-GCF and support the mobilization of climate finance for the deployment renewable energy technologies at regional and national level, ECREEE participated in the 2nd structured Dialogue for Africa that took place at Hotel L’Amitié in Bamako, Mali from the 3 to 6th of April.

ECREEE held its 2nd Media Workshop for Francophone ECOWAS Countries

ECREEE – Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 13th April 2018 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) concluded a two-day media workshop for journalists on issues relating to renewable energy and energy efficiency in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from 12th – 13th April, 2018. The two-day capacity building forum has provided an opportunity for ECREEE to update the media on their program of activities.

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