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Energy Observatory for West Africa


ECREEE is executing a stock-taking exercise to identify qualified partners to support the establishment of renewable energy and energy efficiency markets in West Africa. All partners will receive the latest newsletters, job offers, call for proposals and tender notices of ECREEE by e-mail. To facilitate networking, communication and business-to-business cooperation in these sectors the provided partner profiles will be published on the website of the Energy Observatory for West Africa (http://www.energyobservatory.org). The form is available in English, French and Portugues.

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Call for Proposals

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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RETScreen trainings in Liberia and Niger

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

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ECOWAS Ministers adopt small hydro and bioenergy program

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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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Launch of the ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiancy

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

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ECOWAS Ministers adopt RE&EE policies

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During the ECOWAS High Level Energy Forum the ECOWAS Ministers of Energy adopted the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Policy and the ECOWAS Energy Efficiency Policy. The conference report and photos are available at the IISD website.

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EREF approves projects in 15 ECOWAS countries

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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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RETScreen training in Gambia

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The training is scheduled to take place from 27 to 31 August 2012 in Banjul, Gambia.

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Registration is now open for the ECOWAS-GFSE High Level Forum

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Request for expression of interest

End date - 30 July, 2012

The African Development Bank is seeking to recruit a consultant under the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to support the Bank and its clients in the preparation of small/medium scale renewable energy (RE) projects.......

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ECOWAS agrees on renewable energy and energy efficiency policies and targets

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The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) works towards a voluntary commitment to the Sustainable Energy For All Initiative. In a regional workshop, held from 25 to 27 June 2012 in Dakar, Senegal, the Directors of the ECOWAS Ministries of Energy agreed on the main targets and pillars of a regional renewable energy and energy efficiency policy of ECOWAS.

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IRENA Newsletter

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The latest issue of the IRENA newsletter has been released...

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Recruitment of Senior Project Manager

Deadline for applications: 18 June 2012

UNIDO/ECREEE are recruiting a senior project manager for the "Market Based Development of Small to Medium Scale Renewable Energy Systems in Cape Verde" Project. The expert will be based at the ECREEE Secretariat. Interested and qualified applicants are asked to submit their applications at latest by 18 June 2012.

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Access to Sustainable Renewable Energy in Africa as Prerequisite for the MDG’s

22-26 May, 2012

The African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) is organizing a conference on “Access to Sustainable Renewable Energy in Africa as Prerequisite for the MDGs”, at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Centre, Italy, from 22nd-26th May, 2012.......

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RETScreen Training in Mali and Cote d Ivoire

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The next RETScreen workshops will take place from 28 to 31 May 2012 in Mali, Bamako and from 5 to 7 June 2012 in Cote d Ivoire.

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Official Launching of the African Union Commission Research Grant Project

7-9 of May 2012

In the framework of the African Union Commission Research Grants Open Call for Proposals - 2011, ECREEE in collaboration with 2iE, KNUST and SIREA-ENERGIE have been awarded a grant for a research project........

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UNIDO Director-General Receive Global Leadership Award

3 May 2012

On the 3rd of May 2012, Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) was presented with the Global Leadership Award for his work addressing various global issues, including sustainable energy, poverty reduction, climate change and the advancement of the Millennium Development Goals....

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ECREEE Fifth Executive Board Meeting

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ECREEE held its fifth Executive Board Meeting on Friday 13th April 2012 at the ECREEE Secretariat in Praia, Cape Verde.....

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ECREEE Business Plan published

Praia, Cape Verde

The Executive Board approved the ECREEE Business Plan which provides a long term vision for the activities of the Centre by 2016. The Business Plan can be downloaded in the information section.

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ECOWAS Workshop validated 5 million Euro Program on Small Scale Hydro Power

Monrovia, Liberia

The envisaged small hydro program has an indicative volume of 5 million Euro and will be implemented between 2013 to 2018 by ECREEE in cooperation with its partners. The program will feature capacity building workshops, cross-border knowledge and hydrological data sharing, as well as the development of policies and financial schemes.

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ECOWAS Forum adopted a Regional Bioenergy Strategy Framework

19th March, Bamako

A Regional Bioenergy Strategy Framework was adopted at the ECOWAS Bioenergy Forum held on the 19th of March 2012. The strategy seeks to enable and promote domestic and foreign investments that help to address energy poverty prevailing in the region both in rural and peri-urban areas........

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ECREEE Newsletter

1st April 2012

ECREEE has just published its fourth Newsletter in English...........

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ECREEE Side Event at the Africa Carbon Forum

19th April, Addis Ababa

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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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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Tender Notice

09 March 2012, Praia, Cape Verde

ECREEE is seeking for the services of a qualified company for the design and development of the web based community portal and Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency .....

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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. The ECREEE RETScreen training calendar is available at: http://retscreen.ecreee.org.

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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 hydro@ecreee.org as soon as possible.

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Workshop on renewable energy policies, incentive schemes and planning tools

9 to 12 April, Praia

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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Regional Workshop on Small Scale Hydropower

Monrovia, 16 to 20 April 2012

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 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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Short Courses and Workshops on Renewable Energy

Jan 2012

The Energy Center-KNUST, is organizing some short courses and workshops on Renewable Energy for 2012 in Kumasi Ghana......

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10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOLAR THERMAL ENERGY

call for abstracts - deadline: 24.02.2012

The Institute for Sustainable Technologies (AEE INTEC) is organising the international conference on Solar Thermal Energy “Gleisdorf SOLAR” from 12th to 14th September 2012. Approximately 400 international participants are expected to attend the conference. Abstracts can be submitted at latest by 24 February 2012.

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Strategic Study on bio-energy crops in ECOWAS

Praia, December 2011

ECREEE, UNIDO, IIBN and QUINVITA launched a major strategic study on the potential for sustainable production of novel bio-energy crops in West Africa.

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ECREEE COP-17 Side Event

7 December 2011, 16:45 to 18:15, Durban

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

5 to 6 December 2011, Praia, Cape Verde

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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ECREEE Regional Training on GIS Mapping

28 November to 2 December 2011, Praia

ECREEE and ICS-UNIDO are jointly organizing a regional training workshop on GIS Mapping of Quality Infrastructure and Services in the ECOWAS region. The workshop focuses particularly on energy and renewable energy services.

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Fourth Executive Board and second Technical Committee meeting of ECREEE

20 to 21 October, Benin

ECREEE Board approved the 2011 Mid-Term Status report and 2012 Work Plan of the Centre.

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Appraisal results of the 1st EREF call published

4 November 2011, Praia, Cape Verde

The results of the technical appraisal of received EREF concept notes were published in the service section.

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ECREEE supports 2011 Africa Industrialization Day in Praia

22 November 2011, Cape Verde

In the context of the 2011 Africa Industrialization Day, ECREEE in cooperation with UNIDO and the Ministry for Industry in Cape Verde are holding a one day workshop on "Tackling Energy Poverty in Africa and Industrialization in Cape Verde: The Way Forward".

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ECREEE Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Access

24th October 2011, Accra

ECREEE with the support of the UNDP- PREP is organising a Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy and Access from 24th – 27th of October 2011 in Accra, Ghana.

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UNESCO Regional training on Solar Energy

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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.

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European Union approves 1,5 million Euros grant for energy efficiency project of ECREEE

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The European Union and the ECOWAS Commission signed a contract for the project “Supporting Energy Efficiency for Access in West AFRICA (SEEA- WA)”. The 2,3 million Euro project was submitted by the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and its partners in response to a call for proposals of the ACP-EU Energy Facility in 2010.

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ECREEE training workshop on energy access planning and RETScreen clean energy project analysis

Kumasi, Ghana

The workshop was held from 22 to 26 August 2011 in Kumasi, Ghana and was attended by 45 professionals from energy ministries and universities of all fifteen ECOWAS countries.

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BIOMASS WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA CONGRESS 2011

24 November 2001, ACCRA

The "BIOMASS WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA CONGRESS 2011", schedule to hold on the 24th - 25th of November, will address the complex and rapidly shifting factors that impact wood biomass pricing and trade ...............

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Job opportunity for international consultants

07 September 2011

ECREEE with the support of UNDP Regional Programme for Poverty Reduction (UNDP PREP) is holding a Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy and Access 24th – 26 October 2011 in Accra, Ghana. For the preparation of three technical discussion papers ECREEE/UNDP seeks applications from qualified individual consultants.

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2nd ECREEE Coordination Meeting with NFIs

27 August, Kumasi, Ghana

The second ECREEE coordination meeting with the National Focal Institutions (NFIs) took place im Kumasi, Ghana, on 27 August 2011.

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Request for Expression of Interest

18 August, 2011

ECREEE seeks for Expression of Interest for Consulting Services for the Feasibility Study of a Solar Photovoltaic Off-Grid Plant in Mali......

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Global Report on Renewable Energy

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The recent global publications by UNEP, REN-21 and IPCC, provided an insight on the role of renewable energy in the global energy market and climate change mitigation………

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International Year for All

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ECREEE supports the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

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1st Call of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility (EREF) closed

Call of EREF closed

We would like to thank all applicants and partners for their numerous submissions. The large attendance reflects the high demand for sustainable energy solutions in the ECOWAS region. A list of all submitted proposals will be published on the ECREEE website soon.

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ECREEE Training Workshop

GIS Energy Planning and RETScreen Training, 22 to 26 August, Kumasi, Ghana

The regional training workshop on GIS Energy Access Planning and RETScreen Clean Energy Project Analysis will take place from 22 to 26 August 2011 in Kumasi, Ghana. The workshop is jointly organized by ECREEE in cooperation with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and The Technology Energy Centre (TEC) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana.

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ECREE & Power Kick for Africa Meeting, Renewable Energy and Gender

June 29, 2011, Abuja, Nigeria

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The 3rd conference of the African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) on "Renewable Energy & Gender" was held in cooperation with ECREEE from June 29 – July 01, 2011 in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Africa Green Energy Environment Summit/Exhibition

Oct 17th - 20th, 2011

The Africa Green Energy Environment Summit/Exhibition (AGEES) has been scheduled to take place from the 17th to 20th of October 2011, in Lagos, Nigeria.....

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Executive Board members of ECREEE meet in Ghana

5 July 2011

The mid-year Executive Board meeting of ECREEE will be held on 5th of July 2011, in Accra, Ghana.


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Vienna Energy Forum 2011

21-23 June 2011, Austria

The Vienna Energy Forum 2011 was held from 21-23 June 2011 at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. It facilitated the exchange of ideas on universal energy access......

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Winners of the 2011 Ashden Awards announced

15 June 2011, Central London

Ten outstanding projects took centre stage on the 15th of June at Ashden Awards ceremony to receive global recognition for their work pioneering local clean energy both in the UK and internationally....

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BizClim Approves ECREEE Project

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The ACP Business Climate Facility (BizClim) has approved the ECREEE Project “Promoting Investments in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Sector in West Africa”, with a budgetary support of 348,000.00 Euros.

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ECREEE Seminar for West African Policy Makers, 15 –17 June 2011, Canary Islands, Spain

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ECREEE is holding a regional seminar on the Integration of Renewable Energy into the Energy Systems of the ECOWAS Region.

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Documentary on Renewable Energies in Cape Verde

June 2011

On invitation of ECREEE the Deutsche Welle produced a short film-clip on the energy challenges and the ambitous renewable energy targets of the country. The documentary features also interviews with the Energy Minister of Cape Verde and the Executive Director of ECREEE. It is available in English, German and Spanish.

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ECREEE launches RE&EE West Africa Project Map

Praia, 8 April 2011

The map provides an overview on relevant RE&EE demonstration, pilot and investment projects and programs in the West African region

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ECREEE and the Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC) strengthen cooperation

Canarias 28 March, 2011

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The Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC) and ECREEE, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.......

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Steering Committee of the African Renewable Energy Allicance

ECREEE Secretariat, 8 to 9 April 2011

The members of the AREA Steering Committee held a meeting at the ECREEE Secretariat, to agree on joint activities in the forthcoming months.

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Validation Workshop of the UNIDO/GEF project

Cape Verde, 24th March 2011

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A Validation Workshop of the GEF/UNIDO project named “Promoting Market Based Development of Small to Medium Scale Renewable Energy Systems in Cape Verde” was held in Praia,Cape Verde......

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ECREEE and ARE signed a cooperation agreement

22 March 2011, Brussels

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) setting forth a framework for cooperation and partnership.......

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RE&EE Contact Database

Praia, 10 February 2011

Interested companies, institutions, non-governmental organizations in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors submit the stakeholder identification form to the ECREEE Secretariat. The contacts of registrants will be published on the website of the Energy Observatory for West Africa.

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UNIDO-ECREEE GEF Project in Cape Verde

31 January, 2011

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Based on the policy objectives of the Cape Verdean Government, UNIDO, ECREEE and the Ministry of Energy in Cape Verde are developing a project to be co-funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF). It aims at the promotion of viable, market based small to medium-scale renewable energy systems in the country......


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The ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility (EREF)

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The countdown for the first call of the EREF is running.

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Second Executive Board Meeting and the First Technical Committee Meeting of ECREEE

27th to 28th january 2011

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ECREEE holds its 1st Technical Committee Meeting and 2nd Executive Board Meeting from 27th to 28th January 2011, in Praia, Cape Verde.


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Call for applications for training on Biofuels

14th to 18th february, 2011

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The International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2IE), in partnership with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST, Ghana) is organising a capacity building program in the framework of ACP-EU Cooperation higher education (EDULINK) ......

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Tender: Energy Audit and Installation of a Renewable Energy Lightening System for the ECOWAS Headquarters Building in Abuja

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ECREEE and the ECOWAS Commission are launching the "Green ECOWAS Headquaters Project". For the improvement of the energy efficiency of the building an the integration of renewable energy elements ECREEE is seeking technical assistance.

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Projects awarded with ACP-EU Energy Facility grant

15 December 2010

In cooperation with other partners ECREEE proposed several project proposals to the second call of the ACP-EU Energy Facility. Two projects are recommended for co-funding by the Evaluation Committeeof the Facility and are awarded with a grant of 4 million Euro.

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Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC2010)

27 of October 2010

ECREEE participated in the Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC2010) held from the 27th to 29th of October, in India. It was hosted by the Government of India and supported by REN21.......


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Invitation to bid: PV solar lightening systems in Cape Verde

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As a joint effort ECREEE, UNIDO and the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Energy of Cape Verde are executing a solar lightening project to support the tourism development efforts of the municipiality of Ribeira Grande on Santiago island. For further information please check the service section.

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Documentary Video on ECREEE

01 dec. 2010

A video documentary on the establishment, mission and vision of ECREEE was published.


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ECREEE and ITC seek Cooperation

26 November 2010

ECREEE and the Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC) held a meeting in Praia, Cape Verde, on the 26 of November 2010, to strengthen their cooperation and seek for combined action for the deployment of Renewable Energies in the ECOWAS region.

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Bonn Symposium 2010

01 december 2010

ECREEE will be participating in the Bonn Symposium on “New Energy Sources- New conflicts?”, Rules and Strategy for a global access to Renewable Energy , scheduled to take place from the 1st to 2nd of December 2010, in Bonn, Germany. The symposium is organized by the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF) in cooperation with GTZ .......

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The Third ECOWAS Business Forum calls for renewable energy targets

1st October 2010 in Abidjan

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The action plan of the 3rd ECOWAS Business Forum, held in Abidjan on 1st October 2010, calls on the ECOWAS Commission to declare the decade of energy sufficiency and recommends the development of minimum renewable energy targets which ECOWAS member states should adhere to and implement....

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Largest Solar PV in Africa inaugurated in Praia

2nd November 2010

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The largest solar photovoltaic plant in the sub-Saharan Africa was commissioned on the 2nd of November in Praia, Cape Verde. This in line with the National Strategic Plan of Cape Verde which strives to have fifty percent of the country living on renewable energy by 2016..........

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Regional Workshop on the ECOWAS Solar Energy Initiative (ESEI)

18 to 21 October 2010, Dakar, Senegal

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ECREEE will hold a Regional Workshop on the ECOWAS Solar Energy Initiative (ESEI) from 18 to 21 October 2010 in Dakar, Senegal. The forum will highlight the potentials, benefits, costs and feasibility of solar energy based solutions for electricity generation, heating and cooling. A solar deployment plan for the ECOWAS region will be discussed and a road map adopted. Please register at latest by 12 October 2010.

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ECREEE Newsletter

September 2010, Praia, Cape Verde

The first ECREEE newsletter was published in English, French and Portuguese

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Interview with the ECREEE Director

22 September 2010

In its latest edition the expert magazine VENCER published an article on renewable energy in West Africa including an interview with the Executive Director.

Interview with the Director.pdf

pdf, 3.1M, 10/05/10, 156 downloads

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ECOWAS RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITY SEEKS INTERNATIONAL FUNDING

21 September 2010

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Based on the action plan of the ECOWAS/UEMOA White Paper on Energy Access ECREEE prepared a proposal for the establishment of an ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility for West Africa. The initiative responds to action line 2 of the white paper which calls for the establishment on an investment and innovation fund for RE&EE. The fund should raise finance at least for 200 demonstration projects and support local manufacturing and service companies. The initiative is seeking international finance.


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Vienna Week: ECREEE meets key partners in the renewable energy sector

September 2010 in Vienna

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Back to back to the AEEP meeting in Vienna, the ECREEE delegation, consisting of the Executive Director, Mr. Mahama Kappiah, and the seconded UNIDO expert, Mr. Martin Lugmayr, took the opportunity to meet key partners and participated in field visits to Austrian technology and knowledge providers

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High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP)

14 - 15 September 2010 in Vienna, Austria

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ECREEE will participate in the First High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) from 14 - 15 September 2010 in Vienna Hofburg, Austria. Discussions on a new Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme will be held: http://www.aeep-conference.org/


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ECREEE National Focal Institutions (NFIs) established

20 August 2010

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ECREEE has established a network of National Focal Institutions (NFIs) which covers all ECOWAS Member States. Regional projects and programmes will be coordinated and executed by the ECREEE-Secretariat in cooperation and alignment with these institutions. The contacts of the nominated focal points are available on the ECREEE website.

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ECREEE and REEEP agrees on cooperation

20 July 2010

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A Memorandum of Understanding making ECREEE the West African focal point for REEEP was signed.


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Official Inauguration of ECREEE

06 July 2010, Praia, Cape Verde

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The Official Inauguration of ECREEE brought together high-level representatives from the ECOWAS Commission, UNIDO, the Governments of Cape Verde, Austria, Spain and Canary Islands. The ECOWAS President His Excellency, Ambassador James Gbeho and the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, H.E. Mr. Jose Maria Neves, signed the Headquaters Agreement.The event marked the finalisation of the preparatory phase of the Centre and the launch of its operational activities. At the margins of the event the first Executive Board Meeting of ECREEE took place and discussed the internal structure, status report on the preparatory phase and the 2010 work plan of the Centre.

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ECREEE at the ECOWAS-Brazil Summit in Sal, Cape Verde

03 July 2010, Sal, Cape Verde

At the Summit Brazil and ECOWAS committed themselves to cooperate in the promotion of clean and sustainable energy and to support the activities of ECREEE. The proposal for an ECOWAS-Brazil Renewable Energy Partnership (EBREP) will be discussed further.

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Press Conference on official launching

27 May 2010, Praia

The ECOWAS Commission, UNIDO and the Government of Cape Verde gave a press conference on the official launching of ECREEE end of July 2010 and cooperation on a GEF project.

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Report on the Regional Workshop on Energy Efficiency

24 May 2010

Together with 2iE, ADEME, AFD and the Government of France ECREEE facilitated an regional workshop in Ouagadougou from 12 to 13 April 2010. The final report on the outcomes is available now.

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Workshop on Energy Efficiency in West Africa

12 to 13 April 2010, Burkina Faso

The West African Heads of State have mandated the ECOWAS and UEMOA Commissions to elaborate a regional program on energy efficiency. Together with 2iE, ADEME, AFD and the Government of France ECREEE facilitates an initial regional workshop in Ouagadougou from 12 to 13 April.

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RE Stakeholder Form EN.docx

docx, 149.1K, 02/10/11, 353 downloads

RE Stakeholder Form FR.docx

docx, 152.3K, 02/08/11, 184 downloads

RE Stakeholder Form PT.docx

docx, 153.3K, 02/08/11, 183 downloads

    
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