PV Talk: Widening access for women in Africa’s renewable energy industry

Monica Maduekwe, coordinator of Gender Mainstreaming at the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) caught up with PV Tech to discuss ways in which the organisation is addressing existing barriers to equal participation, including utilising a US$1 million fund from the African Development Bank.

2GW green energy corridors planned for West Africa

Clean energy corridors of up to 2GW capacity are being planned for the West African region under plans put forward by the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).

PV Talk: Flickers of solar progress in West Africa

Solar in West Africa may have been slow to kick off, but the last year has seen notable deployment across the region. Mahama Kappiah, executive director of the West Africa's Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency discusses what potential solar has to revolutionise the energy sector in a region that suffers from severe power deficits.