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ECREEE supports 2011 Africa Industrialization Day in Praia

In the context of the 2011 Africa Industrialization Day, ECREEE in cooperation with UNIDO and the Ministry for Industry in Cape Verde are holding a one day workshop on "Tackling Energy Poverty in Africa & Industrialization in Cape Verde: the Way Forward".

Appraisal results of the 1st EREF call published

The results of the technical appraisal of received EREF concept notes were published in the service section.

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Fourth Executive Board and second Technical Committee meeting of ECREEE

The second Technical Committee meeting and the fourth Executive Board meeting were held from the 20 to 21 October 2011, in Cotonou, Benin.

The Executive Board congratulated ECREEE to its progress and approved the 2011 Mid-Term Status Report.The following achievements were highlighted. ECREEE (….)

Job opportunity for international consultants

07 September 2011

ECREEE with the support of UNDP Regional Programme for Poverty Reduction (UNDP PREP) is holding a Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy and Access 24th – 26 October 2011 in Accra, Ghana. For the preparation of three technical discussion papers ECREEE/UNDP seeks applications from qualified individual consultants.

2nd Coordination Meeting of ECREEE-NFIs

The second ECREEE coordination meeting with the National Focal Institutions (NFIs) took place im Kumasi, Ghana, on 27 August 2011. In the meeting the 2012 work plan, the 2011 status report, the ECREEE Business Plan, the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility (EREF), the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Observatory (EREO) and the Supporting Energy Efficiency for Access in West Africa (SEEA-WA) project were discussed.

1st Call of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility (EREF) closed Call of EREF closed

We would like to thank all applicants and partners for their numerous submissions. The large attendance reflects the high demand for sustainable energy solutions in the ECOWAS region. A list of all submitted proposals will be published on the ECREEE website soon.

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ECREEE Training Workshop

GIS Energy Planning and RETScreen Training, 22 to 26 August, Kumasi, Ghana

The regional training workshop on GIS Energy Access Planning and RETScreen Clean Energy Project Analysis will take place from 22 to 26 August 2011 in Kumasi, Ghana. The workshop is jointly organized by ECREEE in cooperation with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and The Technology Energy Centre (TEC) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana.

Global Report on Renewable Energy

Recently, three international flag-ship reports on renewable energy were published by UNEP, REN-21 and IPCC. The findings of the studies lights the way for ECREEE and other like-minded organizations in the energy sector.

The reports are:

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