ECOWAS RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT WEEK | ECREEE

ECOWAS RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT WEEK

Cross section of participants at the Investment Week, Accra, Ghana

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in partnership with the USAID Regional Clean Energy Investment Initiative (RCEII), the Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), the West African Development Bank (BOAD, in French), and the Africa Biofuel and Renewable Energy Company (ABREC), organized the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment Week, from 8 to 10 October 2013 in Accra, Ghana. This year the Forum featured the first edition of the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing and the second edition of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment Forum. During the three days, Government officials, financiers, project promoters and other energy practitioners discussed the main issues related to mobilizing financing for clean energy projects in the West Africa region.