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The Regional Master Plan for the Production and Transmission of Electric Power for ECOWAS

The Regional Master Plan for the Production and Transmission of Electric Power for ECOWAS

The new Regional Master Plan for the Production and Transmission of Electric Power of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been finalised. Increasing power access and coverage across the region by leveraging cooperation between different countries, the new plan, that is an […]
The Green Climate Fund pledge $27 Million for solar mini grids in Burkina Faso

The Green Climate Fund pledge $27 Million for solar mini grids in Burkina Faso

The GCF have pledged $27 Million as an incentive for local companies in Burkina Faso to supply 100 villages with power from solar mini grids. The “Yeleen Rural Electrification Project”, as it is known, is seen to be a good candidate for replicability and one […]
Floating solar power station announced in the Ivory Coast

Floating solar power station announced in the Ivory Coast

On Monday December 3rd 2018, The Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies announced that the Ivory coast would build Africa’s first floating solar power plant. Floating PV structures allow normally more densely populated coastal areas to be serviced without sacrificing farm or urban land. […]
WAPECC launch ceremony

WAPECC launch ceremony

Thank you to all who attended WAPECC’s launch ceremony; well attended by many of the West African energy sector’s key stakeholders. Mr Cissé Sabati, Director General, representing the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and renewable energies and Mr Stephane Aka Anghui the Deputy Director of Cabinet […]
The Minister of Africa Integration and Ivorians Living Abroad Joins WAPECC

The Minister of Africa Integration and Ivorians Living Abroad Joins WAPECC

Enforcing the regional integration aspect of the meeting, the Africa Integration Minister, Mr Ally Coulibaly, adds his support to WAPECC19 in Abidjan. 
The regional regulatory authority is joining WAPP, APUA/ASEA and ECREEE at WAPECC

The regional regulatory authority is joining WAPP, APUA/ASEA and ECREEE at WAPECC

Prof Honoré Bogler, Chairman of the Regulatory Council of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) will be among of our guests of honour at WAPECC as the region gathers to unlock investment and to transform the West African energy landscape.
First Steering Committee meeting in Abidjan

First Steering Committee meeting in Abidjan

Regional stakeholders have decided to gather around a subject that matters to them and the industry. We had an introductory meeting on the 23rd October as a first face to face contact, to present the WAPECC team, to introduce the steering committee members and to […]
The Steering Committee for WAPECC is officially setup

The Steering Committee for WAPECC is officially setup

The team on experts dedicated to WAPECC for technical work on the program is now known. Steering committee sessions are starting soon. The call for papers is also open to collect abstracts from potential speakers.
Guinea Conakry join Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso at WAPECC

Guinea Conakry join Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso at WAPECC

We are honoured to announce that Dr Cheikh Taliby Sylla, Minister of Energy and Hydraulics for the Republic of Guinea will be one of our keynote speakers at WAPECC, enlightening the market on the government strategic plans with regards to the huge energy potential in Guinea.
Official backing of WAPECC by the Ivorian government

Official backing of WAPECC by the Ivorian government

We are pleased and honoured to announce that the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies of Cote d’Ivoire has sent his support to host the inaugural West Africa Power and Energy Cooperation Conference in Abidjan.