PUBLICATIONS

In this section you will find the latest publications of ECREEE, including reports, brochures and other information materials . Other technical publications are also available at the ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECOWREX)

ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policies

ECOWAS ENERGY EFFICIENCY POLICY

Study Report on Novel Bioenergy Crop Potential in the ECOWAS Region

The project "Regional potential assessment of novel bio energy crops in fifteen ECOWAS countries" was started by the different project partners (ECREEE, UNIDO, IIBN and QUINVITA) based on the need to make an overall assessment of a series of novel potential bio energy crops which can or could be grown and processed in the future in the 15 ECOWAS countries. This project fits in a broader strategic analysis of alternative energy needs and production, the key mandate of the main funding partner in the project, ECREEE. 

ENGLISH VERSION

 

Light and Livelihood - A Bright Outlook for Employment

This study examines the impact of a market transformation to off-grid lighting in terms of job loss and job creation. It focuses on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), where 178 million people lack access to the electricity grid.

ENGLISH VERSION

 

Lifting the Darkness - Effects of Fuel Subsidies

This research explores how subsidies can impede the entry of efficient lighting technologies into off-grid markets. The issue of fuel subsidies is key to understanding the dynamics of the off-grid lighting market.

ENGLISH VERSION

 

Light for Life - Health and Safety Impacts of Fuel-Based Lighting

The 1.3 billion people around the world who earn approximately one dollar per day pay a much higher percentage of their income for low-grade and polluting fuel-based illumination than people who have regular access to electric lighting.

ENGLISH VERSION

 

Critical Analysis and Action Strategies

Obstacles to the use of renewable energies and energy efficiency in the framework of a regional climate change policy in West Africa.

ENGLISH VERSION

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY IN WEST AFRICA: STATUS, EXPERIENCES AND TRENDS

 

ENGLISH VERSION

FRENCH VERSION

PORTUGUESE VERSION

SPANISH VERSION