Category Archives: Business & Investment

AfDB, NEPAD-IPPF meet with ECREEE over the Business Opportunities for Women in Energy Project

May 25, 2019 | By
ECOWGEN

From 20 – 24 May 2019, delegates from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparatory Facility (NEPAD- IPPF) visited the ECREEE Secretariat in Praia, Cape Verde. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the progress of the Feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value… Read More »

4 West African Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises showcased at the Global Investment Forum in Vienna

May 20, 2018 | By
ECOWGEN

On 14 May 2018, the Preparatory Workshop for the Business Plan Competition, a component of the Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, was organized to prepare the 4 female energy entrepreneurs from West Africa for the Investment Forum which held on 16 May 2018. ECREEE, represented by Ms Monica Maduekwe, participated in the meeting on 13 May and… Read More »

ECOWAS, AfDB and NEPAD-IPPF invest US$ 1 Million in the future of women in energy

April 15, 2018 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Regional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) received a grant of USD 1,000,000 from the African Development Bank, through the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility Special Fund (NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund), to implement a project entitled: ‘Feasibility study on business opportunities for women in a changing energy value chain in West… Read More »

ECREEE, PFAN and CTCN launch call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West Africa

September 20, 2017 | By
ECOWGEN

VIENNA, 19 September 2017 – ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa. Women-led businesses employing clean energy solutions to facilitate women’s economic empowerment in the ECOWAS countries and seeking investments of up… Read More »

Gender discussed at Clean Energy Summit Africa

April 10, 2017 | By
ECOWGEN

From 4 – 5 April 2017, energy practitioners from all over the world met in Accra, Ghana, for the Clean Energy Summit – Africa. The event took place at the La Palma Royale Hotel, bringing together government ministries, financiers and investors, innovative micro-grid operators and large energy users, with the objective of learning of new opportunities in Africa’s… Read More »

ECREEE Receives US$ 1 Million Grant to Promote Women in Energy

March 8, 2017 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has been awarded a grant of US$ 1 Million for its project on “Feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa”. Funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Infrastructure Project Preparatory Facility… Read More »