#Standtall:ECREEE launches campaign to encourage young women to pursue careers in the energy sector

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is launching a global campaign, dubbed “#Standtall” to raise awareness of the under-utilized potential of women in the energy sector.

CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE OF CABO VERDE INAUGURATED

From L - R: H.E. Ms. Francine Closener - State Secretary for Economic Affrairs of Luxembourg; His Royal Highness Mr. Henri Albert G.E.M. Guillaume - The Grand Duke of Luxembourg; H.E. Mr. Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, President of Cabo Verde;  H.E. Mrs. Leonesa Fortes - Minister for Tourism, Entrepreneurial Development and Energy of Cabo Verde

March 10, 2015 – A huge step has been taken by the Government of Cabo Verde in order to build capacities on renewable energy and energy efficiency. The Centre of Renewable Energy and Industrial Maintenance (CERMI) of Cabo Verde has been officially inaugurated, by H.E. Mr. Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, President of Cabo Verde and His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Mr. Henri Albert G.E.M. Guillaume. The Construction of the training centre is framed on the long-lasting history of collaboration and cooperation between the two States.

ECREEE PARTICIPATES IN CABO VERDE – LUXEMBOURG BUSINESS FORUM

March 10, 2015 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) participated in a Business Forum held in Praia, organized by the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Services of Cabo Verde on renewable energy and maritime economy. The forum also aggregated the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg, business and project promoters.

ECREEE kicks-off project on developing the pioneering Gender and Energy Policy

In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United States-based National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), organized an inception workshop to launch the project on developing the ECOWAS Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access.

Regional Workshop: ECOWAS RE & EE National Action Plans and SE4ALL Action Agendas - March 24 - 25, 2015 - Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire

The  ECOWAS  Centre  for  Renewable  Energy and  Energy  Efficiency  (ECREEE)  and  its  partners organised a working meeting on the development of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy & Energy Efficient National Action Plans and SE4ALL Action Agendas which took place from the 24 – 25 March, 2015 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.