Press Releases

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.

ECOWAS Member States Move towards Actualization of Sustainable Energy Ambitions

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
03/28/2014

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in collaboration of the Governments of Cote d’Ivoire, Austria and Spain as well as the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) organized a Regional Kick-off Workshop on the Development of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency National Action Plans and Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) Action Agendas from 17th to 19th March 2014 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

ADOPTION OF THE ECREEE 2014 WORK PROGRAMME AND BUDGET AGENDA

02/26/2014

Praia - The eighth Meeting of the Board of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) convened on Friday, 14th February 2014 at the Boardroom of ECREEE in Praia, Cape Verde to, among others, adopt the ECREEE 2013 Work Plan Implementation Report; and the draft ECREEE Work Programme 2014. The Meeting was attended by eleven ECREEE Board members and chaired by the ECOWAS Commissioner for infrastructure with two GIZ representatives on observer status.

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