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ECREEE PROMOTES TRAINING FOR SOLAR THERMAL EXPERTS

Koforidua – Ghana, September 25th, 2017 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in coordination with its partners, is organizing a 3 day training of trainer’s workshop on solar thermal energy, taking place at the Koforidua Technical University in Ghana.

The application process for the 2018 Ashden Awards is now open

Ashden is seeking entries for its 2018 International Awards, the world’s leading green energy awards. The charity wants to hear from trailblazing sustainable energy enterprises and programmes from developing countries and emerging economies that are increasing access to sustainable energy.

Capacity Building Workshop CDM Standardized Baselines: opportunities to experience simplified tools for MRV

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in collaboration with the Environment Protection Agency of Liberia, the UNDP/UNEP Global Support Programme (GSP) and the Regional Collaboration Centre (RCC) of Lomé organized a two day national capacity building workshop on CDM Standardized Baselines: opportunities to experience simplified tools for MRV from the 29th to 30th of August at the Golden Key Hotel, in Monrovia, Liberia.

ECREEE to enhance electricity access through renewable energy by 35%

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has reaffirmed its commitment to increase household access to electricity in the sub-region by 35 per cent through renewable energy sources by 2020.

The International Energy Agency estimates that in order to achieve universal electricity access, mini-grids will have to provide around 40 per cent of new capacity by 2030 with the largest percentage needed in Sub-Sharan Africa.

ECREEE and Partners train Solar PV Entrepreneurs

A five-day regional training on Project proposal development, Marketing Strategies and Access to Finance for Solar Photovoltaic entrepreneurs commenced on Monday 7th August 2017, in Dakar, Senegal. The training was held within the framework of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Support Facility and brought together 29 participants from the French and Portuguese member states in the ECOWAS region.

ECOWAS workshop on policy and regulation for clean energy mini-grids and on the Renewable Energy Tariff Toolbox

Abuja, 22/July/2017 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in coordination with EUEI PDF and the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Power and Housing, organized a 6 days’ workshop on policy and regulation for clean energy mini-grids and on the Renewable Energy Tariff Toolbox. This technical workshop was targeted to renewable energy experts, policy makers, regulators, project promoters and investors of all ECOWAS Member States and beyond.

ECREEE AT WEST AFRICA POWER SUMMIT 2017 IN SENEGAL

Praia, 19 July 2017- Energy experts and senior decision makers from across the ECOWAS region have concluded a three-day Summit in the Senegalese Capital Dakar.

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