ECREEE at the WASCAL Competence Centre

A delegation from ECREEE headed by its Executive Director, Mr. Francis Semporé, paid a working visit to the WASCAL Competence Centre in Ouagadougou on June 29, 2023. During the discussions, Prof. Kehinde Ogunjobi, Director of WASCAL Competence Centre, commended the close collaboration between the two institutions in promoting Green Hydrogen in West Africa, while advocating for further partnership development in the field of Climate Change and other types of renewable energies.

ECREEE meets with the Energy Directorate of the WAEMU Commission

The Executive Director of ECREEE, Mr. Francis SEMPORE, leads a working mission to regional and sub-regional institutions based in Ouagadougou. This mission is in alignment with ECREEE's 2023 - 2027 strategic plan, which gives priority to strengthening partnerships in general, and in particular those with African regional and sub-regional institutions.

The Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Central Africa on a study tour in ECREEE

A delegation from the Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Central Africa (CEREEAC), headquartered in Luanda, Angola, is undertaking a study tour of ECREEE from July 19 to 23, 2023. CEREEAC is a new member of the Global Network of Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC), managed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The objective of the tour is to learn from the best experiences of ECREEE, which is at a more advanced stage of institutional build-up.

ECREEE facilitates exchange of experience between Senegal and Ghana on energy transition and clean cooking

ECREEE supported the Ministry responsible for energy of Senegal to organize a workshop on the development of Sustainable and affordable Energy That Promotes Social, Economic and Industrial Development, from the 30th of May to 1st of June 2023, in Dakar, Senegal.

ECREEE at world energy day commemorative activities at UTA

Cludino Mendes, Certification Expert at ECREEE

In the framework of the celebration of World Energy Day, the Universidade Tecnica do Atlantico (UTA) organized a conference for students and guests at the ISECMAR building in Mindelo today, May 29.

Several national and international speakers from academia and the private sector addressed topics such as the smart grid, the history of the electricity sector in Cabo Verde and losses in the electricity distribution network. The conference concluded on the topic of the privatization of the national utility ELECTRA.


The ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF) is one of the largest energy events in West Africa. It was initiated in 2016 by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) to support investments in sustainable energy anchored on ambitious policies on the part of ECOWAS Member States.

Praia hosts Meeting of the Technical Committee of the ECOWAS Regional System for the Certification of Sustainable Energy Skills

Praia, May 24, 2023 - The Third Meeting of the Technical Committee for the Certification of Sustainable Energy Competencies debuted on May 24 Praia under the auspices of the ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE). Launched in 2015, the certification platform aims to promote professional skills and fill quality assurance gaps along the renewable energy and energy efficiency value chain in the ECOWAS region.

ECREEE and GGGI pays a working visit to EBID

A team from ECREEE led by the Executive Director of ECREEE Mr. Jean Francis Sempore, and representatives from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), were in Lome, Togo, on a working visit to the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) from 15 to 16 May 2023.