ECREE & Power Kick for Africa Meeting, Renewable Energy and Gender

The 3rd conference of the African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) on "Renewable Energy & Gender" was held in cooperation with ECREEE from June 29 – July 01, 2011 in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Vienna Energy Forum 2011

21-23 June 2011, Austria

The Vienna Energy Forum 2011 was held from 21-23 June 2011 at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. It facilitated the exchange of ideas on universal energy access.

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ECREEE Seminar for West African Policy Makers, 15 –17 June 2011, Canary Islands, Spain

ECREEE is holding a regional seminar on the Integration of Renewable Energy into the Energy Systems of the ECOWAS Region.

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Winners of the 2011 Ashden Awards announced

15 June 2011, Central London

Ten outstanding projects took centre stage on the 15th of June at Ashden Awards ceremony to receive global recognition for their work pioneering local clean energy both in the UK and internationally....

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BizClim Approves ECREEE Project

The ACP Business Climate Facility (BizClim) has approved the ECREEE Project “Promoting Investments in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Sector in West Africa”, with a budgetary support of 348,000.00 Euros. The project aims to introduce legal and regulatory reforms to promote innovative Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) for tackling climate change and to create an enabling environment for investments and finance in mitigation actions for renewable energy and energy efficiency environmental projects in targeted ECOWAS countries.

Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Project Map for West Africa

ECREEE and agreed on a cooperation concerning the mapping of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in West Africa. The map provides an overview on relevant RE&EE demonstration, pilot and investment projects and programs in the West African region and is regularly updated by the ECREEE Secretariat.  

Steering Committee meeting of the African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA)

From 8 to 9 April 2011, the Steering Committee meeting of the AREA will be held at the ECREEE Secretariat in Praia, Cape Verde. The members will agree on joint activities to be implemented in the forthcoming months.