Call for Proposals: USD 50 million available for renewable energy projects

The sixth funding cycle of the IRENA/Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) Project Facility is now open! This latest cycle offers ~USD 50 million in concessional loans from ADFD.

A National Forum on the Promotion of Private Investment in Standalone Solar systems in West Africa and Sahel

ECOWAS GUINEA CONAKRY – 30 October 2017 A national forum on "Promoting Private investment in standalone solar systems in West Africa and Sahel” under the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) was held in Guinea Conakry on Monday 30th October 2017. The workshop, was the first of its kind and brought together over 50 participants from the Guinean public and private sectors, financial institutions and other stakeholders in renewable energy.

ECOWAS Training announcement: incorporating gender-sensitivity in energy practices

CTCN/ECOWAS are dedicated to mainstream gender in the development of a climate-resilient energy system in West-Africa. In this context, Partners for Innovation and MDF will be providing trainings to government and non-government organisations active in the West-African energy domain. These trainings will take place in mid-february.


The ECOWAS center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has launched a brand new publication: ECOWAS NDC Spotlight “Towards the implementation of sustainable energy goals. Launched at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Twenty Third Conference of Parties “UNFCCC COP23”on the 9th of November 2017 during the joint ECOWAS UEMOA, CILSSS and IFDD side event themed: Implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in countries: Progress, challenges and perspectives.