The Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation (LuxDev) in Praia, Cabo Verde, and the Centre for Renewable Energy and Industrial Maintenance of Cabo Verde (CERMI) are pleased to announce a Training of Trainers on Solar Thermal, under the Project “Strengthening the Regional Position of CERMI” financed by the European Union and implemented by LuxDev, in close collaboration with the CERMI.

The Training of Trainers on Solar Thermal will be held at CERMI, Praia, Cabo Verde, from 11th to 22nd of November 2019.

ECOWGEN – Ensuring Gender Parity across the sub region in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE & EE) Sector

To promote the participation of women in the RE & EE sector, the African Development Bank (AfDB) provided ECREEE with a grant of USD 1,000,000, through the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility Special Fund (NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund), to implement a project entitled: ‘Feasibility study on business opportunities for women in a changing energy value chain in West Africa’. 

The Project is at the stage of Selection of Final Options for the feasibility study.

Third Edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum is underway

Event convenes key public and private sector actors to develop financial opportunities and economic incentives to address West Africa region’s most pressing energy challenges

ROGEP intensifies its call to increase energy access through standalone solar systems

ECREEE – Lome, Togo 18th July 2019 – The Third Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) has opened in the Togolese capital Lome. The theme of the convergence is ‘Strengthening Partnership for an Accelerated deployment of Standalone Solar Systems in West Africa and the Sahel’.  The conference marks the launch of the implementation phase of ROGEP, which was approved by the World Bank on April 17, 2019.  The two-day forum brings together a diverse group of stakeholders in the energy sector from 19 project countries mainly from ECOWAS member states and the Sahel.

Marcel Alain De Souza, Former President of The ECOWAS Commission Passes Away

Marcel Alain De Souza

Abuja, 17 July 2019

It is with deep regret that the President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Jean Claude Kassi Brou, announces the sudden passing of His Excellency Marcel Alain De Souza, former President of the ECOWAS Commission. The sad event occurred in Paris, France on 17 July 2019.