ECREEE Side Event at the Africa Carbon Forum

ECREEE in collaboration with Kommunalkredit Public Consulting (KPC), the Belgian Federal JI/CDM Programme and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO), will jointly be hosting a side event, titled “Harnessing Carbon Market Opportunities in Africa", at the African Carbon Forum, scheduled for the 19th of April, 2012.

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Regional Workshop on Small Scale Hydropower

ECREEE in cooperation with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) and the Government of Liberia agreed to hold a regional workshop to validate the proposal for a ECOWAS Small Scale Hydropower Programme and a capacity building seminar on hydro power project development.

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ECREEE fifth Executive Board Meeting

Praia - The Fifth Executive Board Meeting of the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) held on Friday 13th April 2012 at the ECREEE Secretariat in Praia, Cape Verde.

ECOWAS Ministers adopt small hydro and bioenergy program

During the ECOWAS High Level Energy Forum the ECOWAS Ministers of Energy approved the ECOWAS program for small-scale hydro power program and a regional bioenergy strategy framework.

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Workshop on renewable energy policies, incentive schemes and planning tools

ECREEE in cooperation with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Spanish Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (IDAE), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are jointly organizing a four-day training workshop on renewable energy policies, incentive schemes and planning tools from 09th to 12th of April 2012, in Praia, Cape Verde.

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RETScreen training workshops launched

Praia, Cape Verde

ECREEE supports trainings on the RETScreen Clean Project Analysis Software in all fifteen ECOWAS countries. The workshops aim at strengthening the capacities on financial structuring of RE&EE projects and the establishment of a regional training network.

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Call for small hydro experts from the ECOWAS region

Application deadline 23 March 2012

Deadline extended! ECREEE offers financial support for a limited number of qualified small hydro experts from the ECOWAS region to participate in the small hydro workshop in Liberia, from 16 to 20 April 2012. Interested applicants are asked to send an electronic application by e-mail at latest by 12 March 2012. The applications guidelines are available on the workshop website.

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ECREEE Bioenergy Forum

Bamako, Mali, 19 to 22 March, 2012

ECREEE in cooperation with its partners from the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) are organising a Regional Bioenergy Froum from 19th – 22nd March 2012 in Bamako, Mali. The registration is open.

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