Regional progress report on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access in ECOWAS region - Monitoring year 2016


Nikos Sakellariou, Daniel Paco (ECREEE), Lucius Mayer-Tasch (GIZ), Mohamed Youba Sokona (GIZ), Nathalie Weisman (ECREEE), Nana Bonsu Owusu-Nyantekyi (ECREEE)

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RE&EE Category Taxonomy: 

  • Biofuels
  • Biogas
  • Biomas for cooking
  • Economic Indicators
  • Technical indicators
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Building Efficiency
  • Cleaner Production and Industry
  • Distribution and Transmission Network
  • Efficient Appliances
  • Efficient Cooking
  • Efficient Lighting
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Hydropower
  • Mini-Grid Systems
  • Photovoltaic
  • REEE in general
  • Wind Power
  • Other Energy Expertise

File Tag: 

  • Policy
  • Key statistics


This document is the first Regional Progress Report that is based on the ‘Regional Monitoring and Reporting Framework for the ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policies and the Sustainable Energy Country Action Plans’.

It shows that great advances are being made in areas like grid-connected solar PV and the development of the market of small, affordable PV systems for lighting and other basic energy needs. The report provides the relevant information on the renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access sector for the year 2016.

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