First ECOWAS Regional Workshop on Energy Audits kicked off on a High Note

December 15, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Clean Energy Solutions Centre (CESC) organized a week-long training workshop on energy audits for commercial and residential buildings. Held from 7 – 11 December 2015, the workshop brought together over 30 female and male participants from the public and private… Read More »

Become a Vital Voices Fellow: APPLY NOW

December 2, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Vital Voices seeks applications from women business owners from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa, who: Own a business that has been in operation for at least 3 years, Employ at least 3 full time staff, and Generate at least USD $40,000 in annual sales As an interested applicant, you:… Read More »

Launch of Publication on “Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States”

November 19, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will be launching its publication on Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States during the ECOWAS side-event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first Session of Conference of Parties (COP), on 2 December 2015, in Paris, France. According to the… Read More »

He for she on leading women’s empowerment through renewable energy access for productive uses

November 5, 2015 | By
Mbolo Association

I am proud of my decision: returning to my homeland, The Gambia, to give back to my community. In 2003, I migrated with my family from the small coastal village of Tujereng in The Gambia to Torrelles de Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. While I remained strongly tied to my roots and values from my home country, I did… Read More »

Participate in the 2015 Annual Evaluation of the ECOW-GENetwork

November 5, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Evaluation of the ECOWAS Network on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GENetwork) Survey Closes on 31 December 2015 It is roughly one year since the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) launched a dedicated site for the ECOWAS Network on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GENetwork). The number of registered users currently stands at 216… Read More »

#STANDTALL IS CATCHING FIRE

October 27, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

It started in Praia, Cabo Verde – a global campaign to raise awareness of the underutilized potential of women in the energy sector. Since its launch in March 2015, the message of #STANDTALL has travelled from West Africa to Southern Africa, Europe and the United States, with male and female Standtallers, from every continent in the world, saying… Read More »