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.


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.

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

First High Level Meeting of the AEEP (

The First High Level Meeting on 14/15 September 2010 will be the first of its kind, bringing together leading politicians and decision-makers from Africa and Europe. At the event, a road map as well as concrete targets for the AEEP’s future work will be endorsed.

Within the framework of the partnership, the first High Level Meeting of the AEEP will