Launch of ECOWAS small hydro capacity needs assessment

02 March 2012, Praia, Cape Verde

ECREEE/UNIDO is undertaking a stakeholder and capacity needs assessment in the small scale hydro sector in the ECOWAS. The survey aims at identifying the training needs of different stakeholders. SHP experts are asked to fill the questionnaires and return them to as soon as possible.

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EREF approves projects in 15 ECOWAS countries

ECREEE intends to award 41 projects with an overall grant amount of around 1 million Euro. An overview on the approved projects can be found in the section of the ECOWAS Renwable Energy Facility (EREF).

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Launch of the ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiancy

The ECOWREX was launched during the ECOWAS High Level Energy Forum. It informs market enablers and investors on renewable energy potentials, contacts and projects.

ECREEE COP-17 Side Event

The side event "Promoting Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments for Sustainable Development in West Africa" is scheduled to take place on the 7 of December 2011 from 16:45 to 18:15 (Room Apies River).

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ECREEE co-organizes 2011 West Africa Club Forum

The SWAC/OECD in cooperation with ECREEE, the Government of Cape Verde and the Government of Brazil organized the 2011 West Africa Club Forum on "West Africa and Brazil: Addressing Renewable Energy Challenges". The presentations and fotos are available online.

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UNESCO Regional training on Solar Energy

The UNESCO cluster office in Bamako is organising a regional training on Solar Energy from the 28 of Nov to 9th of Dec 2011, in Mali.

ECREEE Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Access

ECREEE with the support of UNDP Regional Programme for Poverty Reduction (UNDP PREP) organised a Regional Workshop on the theme "Accelerating Universal Energy Access Through The Use of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency"  from the 24th – 26th of  October 2011 in Accra, Ghana. 

The objectives of workshop are as follows: