Concentrating solar power for West African: Training and Conference

Praia, Cape Verde

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organizing four-day training on Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) in the framework of the Technical Assistance CENER is providing to ECREEE to assess the potential of CSP in ECOWAS Region from June 18–21, 2013, in Praia, Cape Verde.

Back to back to this training, in cooperation with the Institut International d’Ingénierie de l’Eau et l’Environnement (2iE) from Burkina Faso; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) from Ghana; and SIREA-ENERGIE (SIREA) from France, ECREEE is organizing the 1st ECOWAS CSP Conference the next 17th, 2013, of June in Praia, Cape Verde.

This conference is part of the activities of the African Union Research Grant Project denominated: Development of a Cost-effective, modular and Dry Concentrating Solar Power for Africa: Design and Test of Components. This project is led by 2ie and ECREEE, KNUST and SIREA are technical partners. Taking advantage of the presence in Praia of the partners of the project, the Steering Committee will be organized also.

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