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ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment and Business Forum


ECREEE and the African Development Bank (AfDB) jointly organised the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment and Business Forum in Dakar, Senegal from the 27th to 28th of September 2012 . The Forum which is the first major milestone under the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment and Business Initiative (EREI) brought together over 90 participants from the ECOWAS region, Europe and the USA. Participants include financiers, project promoters, donors and market analysts who were interested in knowing the investment opportunities and potential in renewable energy in the ECOWAS Region.

At the Forum, ECREEE presented a pipeline of 40 renewable energy projects within the ECOWAS Region, covering a  range of RE technologies (photovoltaic, wind, small hydro and biomass) with a total expected capacity of 552 MW valued at an estimated investment cost of 15.000 million EURO. The Forum acted as a communication bridge between promoters of RE projects and financial partners in the ECOWAS Region. 

Find below the Forum documents and presentations:

EREI Forum Concept note.pdf

pdf, 949.5K, 07/24/12, 1276 downloads

EREI List of recommended hotels.pdf

pdf, 49.2K, 07/31/12, 149 downloads

Press Release

EREI Forum Press release -first edition.doc

doc, 322K, 10/22/12, 73 downloads

Communique de Presse EREI Forum-Première édition.doc

doc, 323.5K, 10/22/12, 52 downloads

Presentations at the Forum


Session 2

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7

Session 3 Logo


Call for Proposals


ECREEE has launched the following Calls for Proposal for development and execution of National Renewable Energy Action Plans and Policies;
elaboration of Baseline and Mid-Term Monitoring Reports for the ECREEE; and to Support the Development of the ECOWAS Initiative on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.



WACCA 1st regional stakeholders workshop

23-25 April 2013, Ouagadougu

ECREEE and its partners are organizing the first regional stakeholders workshop of the West African Clean Cooking Alliance (WACCA).



Request for Proposals

13 March, 2013

ECREEE in collaboration with its SEEA-WA partners is seeking for proposals to support the development of the ECOWAS Initiative on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.



ECREEE and GIZ explore new areas for cooperation

22 January 2013

ECREEE and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH met on the 22nd of January 2013 to discuss potential areas for collaboration in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency, in the ECOWAS region.



RETScreen trainings in Liberia and Niger


The next RETScreen trainings are undertaken in Niger, from 10 to 14 December 2012 and in Liberia, from 17 to 20 December 2012