Tag: ECOWAS

Press release: Providing a robust enabling environment investment essential if ambitious ECOWAS clean energy mini-grid targets to be met

African Energy Week workshop identifies other barriers and opportunities for achieving 2030 access targets in high-impact region Abidjan: With a high percentage of the West African population living in remote rural areas, clean energy-powered mini-grids (CMEGs) have been identified as an essential tool for achieving universal energy access. An ambitious target of building 128,000 in …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://e4sv.org/press-release-providing-robust-enabling-environment-investment-essential-ambitious-ecowas-clean-energy-mini-grid-targets-met/

[:en]BR16: Findings from the Smart Villages West Africa regional workshop[:fr]BR16: Conclusions de l’atelier régional ouest-africain de Smart Villages[:es]BR16: Hallazgos del Taller Regional de África Occidental de Smart Villages[:]

[:en]There is substantial potential across West Africa to develop renewable energy resources for electricity generation. Despite the potential, a substantial portion of the population across the region remains without access to electricity. For cooking, a large majority of the population remains dependent on using biomass as the basic fuel in rudimentary cook stoves to meet …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://e4sv.org/westafricabrief/