Press Releases

Capacity building on construction of institutional cookstoves - WACCA Camp2- 2017

CSIR centre, Accra, Ghana
03/07/2017
From March 27 to 31, fifteen stove producers from the 5 Anglophone countries in ECOWAS will convene in Accra, the capital of Ghana to participate in the capacity building on institutional cookstoves (ICS) construction.

ECOWAS FEASIBILITY STUDY ON BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN CHANGING ENERGY VALUE CHAIN IN WEST AFRICA

ECREEE Headquarters
02/03/2017

Praia, 3/March/2017 – With a total budget of 1,050,000 USD, ECREEE in partnership with AfDB and NEPAD, is launching a regional project on Feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for women in a Changing the Energy Value Chain in West Africa, where 16 women-led energy businesses from 4 different ECOWAS Member States will be identified for potential financing.

ECREEE and ZED SA Join Forces to Provide Sustainable Energy in ECOWAS Member States

Bamako, Mali
07/25/2016
The ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)and ZED SA, signed a partnership agreement to deliver sustainable energy to the region via the 2 GW Solar Initiative, which itself is a sub-component of the West African Clean Energy Corridor (WACEC).
 

ECOWAS JOURNALISTS CALL FOR A NETWORK ON RENEWABLE ENERGY ISSUES

06/23/2016

Media experts have reaffirmed the need for a network of Journalists from ECOWAS Member States to cover the activities of the ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).

Emerging from a 2-day capacity building workshop of ECOWAS Member States’ journalists which ended in Dakar, on Thursday, 23rd June, 2016, participants recommended the setting up of a network to cater for the information need of Community citizens on renewable energy and related issues.

ECOWAS Research Grant Program: Five research proposals to receive funding

Praia, Cabo Verde
05/24/2016

On 28 September 2015, ECREEE launched a call for research proposals in policy research. The call was launched under the framework of the ECOWAS Initiative on Youth Leadership Development in Energy, which is one of the five high-impact initiatives of the ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN).

Atelier de Validation de la «Politique Régionale Bioénergie», du «Plan d’Action pour le Cuisson Propre (WACCA)» et du «Rapport d’évaluation des ressources forestières» de la CEDEAO

Dakar, Senegal
10/06/2015

Dakar, 30 septembre (ECREEE-PNUD) - L’utilisation de la bioenergie va permettre de  «renverser la tendance et d’aider les pays à faire face aux problèmes environnementaux, économiques et sanitaires engendrés par l’utilisation non durable de la biomasse dans l’espace CEDEAO » a soutenu, mercredi à Dakar, le Directeur de Cabinet du Ministre de l’Energie et du Développement Durable du Sénégal (MEDER), Mor Ndiaye Mbaye.

ECOWAS REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON VALIDATION DIRECTIVE FRAMEWORK AND TRAINING ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS

Hotel Praia Mar, Praia, Cabo Verde
06/09/2014

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will organize, from 9 - 12  of June, 9:00 am, at the Hotel Praia Mar, Cabo Verde, a Regional Workshop to validate the directive framework of ECOWAS, as well as training focusing on energy efficiency in buildings.

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