Press Releases

ECREEE and the ITC signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Canarias, Spain
03/28/2011

The Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC), represented by the Chief Executive Officer, Juan Ruiz Azola and the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ECREEE, represented by the Executive Director Mr. Mahama Kappiah, signed a Memorandum of Understanding by which they formalize aseries of joint actions between the two institutions in the field of renewable energy and water technologies.

Successful ECREEE Workshop on RETScreen and GIS energy planning

Ghana
08/22/2011

The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Technology Energy Centre (TEC) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in cooperation with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a regional training workshop on energy access planning and financial analysis of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. The workshop was held from 22 to 26 August 2011 in Kumasi, Ghana and was attended by 45 professionals from energy ministries and universities of all fifteen ECOWAS countries.

ECREEE Regional Workshop Adopts Road Map for a Regional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Access Programme

Accra, Ghana
10/26/2012

The Regional Workshop on “Accelerating Universal Energy Access Through the Use of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency” from 24 to 26 October 2011, at Mensvic Hotel, Accra, Ghana. The workshop was jointly organized by the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Ghana.

ECOWAS delegation in a Study Tour on Renewable Energy in Spain

Spain
11/14/2012

The ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) – Regional Environment Project organized a Study Tour On Renewable Energy in Spain From 14 To 18 November, 2011. The activity was hosted in Spain by the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation for Development (AECID), the Center for energy-Related, Environmental and Technological Research (CIEMAT) and the Technological Institute of Canary Islands (ITC).

ECOWAS REGIONAL BIOENERGY FORUM PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY FOR WEST AFRICA

Bamako
03/19/2012

A three-day Bio-energy Forum for the ECOWAS Region was successfully organised in Bamako, the Malian capital, as part of efforts to support the development of regional and national bio-energy strategies to assist the member states roll out modern Bioenergy products and services to its people. The Forum was co-organized by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP).

ECREEE Training Workshop on National Renewable Energy Policy and Incentive Schemes & Global Energy Transformation Pathways and Policy Tools

Praia,Cape Verde
04/09/2012

A three-day training workshop on National Renewable Energy Policy and Incentive Schemes & Global Energy Transformation Pathways and Policy Tools, held from the 9th to the 11th of April, 2012, was successfully conducted in Praia (Cape Verde),as part of the reinforcement of capacities amongst the ECOWAS Member States concerning energy planning and policy to promote renewable energies at t

ECOWAS Workshop validated 5 million Euro Program on Small Scale Hydro Power

Monrovia
04/20/2012

The ECOWAS regional workshop on small scale hydro power ended on 20th April 2012 in Monrovia, Liberia. The five day workshop was organized by the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) of the World Bank, as well as the Government of Liberia.

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