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Call for Proposals

ECREEE has launched the following Calls for Proposal. To apply, please check our procurement section.

  1. Implementation framework for the development and execution of National Renewable Energy Action Plans (NREAP) and Policies (NREPs)
  2. To elaborate Baseline and Mid-Term Monitoring Reports for the ECREEE Business Plan (2011 -2016)
  3. To Support the Development of the ECOWAS Initiative on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

ECREEE Renewable Energy Baseline Report published

Within the targets formulation framework of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Policy (EREP), the Centre has developed a renewable energy baseline report which provides detailed information on the existing national and regional policies and laws, investments, resources and economics of renewable energy technologies. The report includes a detailed renewable energy scenario for the ECOWAS region by 2030. The report is available in English and French.

ECOWAS Commits to Complete Phase-Out of Inefficient Incandescent Lamps

At the ECOWAS High Level Energy Forum, the ECOWAS Energy Efficiency Policy and its corresponding Action Plan was adopted by national and regional bodies in charge of energy efficiency and environmental programs from ECOWAS ministries and agencies. This includes energy efficiency initiatives on lighting, standards and labelling, electricity distribution and efficient cooking. At the forum, the en.lighten initiative facilitated a session on energy efficient lighting to discuss the proven economic, financial and environmental benefits for countries generated by efficient lighting programs

ECOWAS PRESIDENTIAL DELEGATION PAYS A VISIT TO ECREEE

On Monday, 21 January, 2013, the Commissioner for Human Development and Gender and representative of the ECOWAS President, Dr. Adrienne Diop and Mr. Paul Ejime, of the ECOWAS Communication department, paid a visit to the ECREEE Secretariat, in Praia, Cape Verde.

ECREEE, GIZ EXPLORE NEW AREAS OF COOPERATION

January, 2013

Delegates from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH met with The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) to discuss potential areas for collaboration in renewable energy and energy efficiency, in the ECOWAS region.

ECREEE CONDUCTS RENEWABLES READINESS ASSESSMENT (RRA) IN THE GAMBIA, 17-18 DECEMBER, 2012

    ECREEE in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), based in Abu Dhabi, conducted a two-day RRA exercise in the Gambia, with the objective to evaluate the country’s readiness to the deployment of renewable energy technologies.The RRA is an IRENA initiative which, through multi-stakeholder engagement, assesses the market, legal and regulatory conditions for renewable energy development in a country; based on the outcome of the study, barriers are identified and a roadmap, tailored according to the needs of the country, is developed.

Regional Workshop on Energy Planning in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from December 10 – 12, 2012

The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) organized a Regional Workshop on Energy Planning Methodologies and Tools in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from the 10th to the 12th of December of 2012.

The workshop aimed to acquaint energy planners in the region with energy planning methodologies using the ECOWAS Renewable

ECOWAS REGIONAL BIOENERGY FORUM PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY FOR WEST AFRICA

Bamako, 19th March 2012. A three-day Bio-energy Forum for the ECOWAS Region was successfully organised in Bamako, the Malian capital, as part of efforts to support the development of regional and national bio-energy strategies to assist the member states roll out modern Bioenergy products and services to its people. The Forum was co-organized by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP).

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