ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)

The objectives of ECREEE

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is a Specialized Agency of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, responsible for the development and promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency.


The objectives of ECREEE are:

  • Coordination of projects and programs related to EE and RE, improving access to modern; energy services and energy security;
  • Sensitization and capacity building on EE and RE in the region;
  • Policy harmonization for the implementation of such projects in the member states;
  • Research and technology transfer; and
  • Program development and resource mobilisation.


ECREEE plays a direct role in realizing the third Pillar of the ECOWAS Vision 2050, focusing on Economic Integration and Interconnectivity.


Its efforts contribute also to realizing the objective 4 “Inclusive, and Sustainable Development” of ECOWAS Commission Management 4×4 Objectives.


Through collaboration with local, regional, and international stakeholders, ECREEE is committed to advancing sustainable energy development to effectively meet the energy needs of its member states.

ECREEE’s Vision

ECREEE’s Vision is to be the leading facilitator of universal access to reliable and affordable modern energy across the ECOWAS Member States.

ECREEE’s Mission

ECREEE’s Mission is to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the ECOWAS region through programs that generate high socio-economic impact.

Core Values

Values that ECREEE staff subscribe to include:

  1. Good Governance: We adhere to corporate governance principles in our service delivery.
  2. Transparency: Aware that our reputation is predicated on good governance and transparency, we readily make available information needed by stakeholders and the general public.
  3. Mutual respect: We commit to collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders in an environment of mutual respect.
  4. Solidarity: Convinced that we achieve more together, we strive to remain united in purpose.