The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) aims at the establishment of an enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency investments and markets within the ECOWAS region. It is a specialized agency based in Cabo Verde which coordinates and executes regional programs, projects and activities in the areas of capacity and policy development, information and data sharing, as well as investment and business promotion. The ECOWAS Observatory for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECOWREX) is a web-based information platform established by ECREEE to address poor data quality and information pertaining to the energy sector in the ECOWAS region at the same time providing decision makers, project developers, investors and other stakeholders with tailored energy information and energy planning tool.
20 June 2017
| Dataset date: January 01, 1998-December 31, 2014
This dataset shows the extent of six climatic zones for West Africa.It is not intended for local studies but only for regional comparison. The dataset is one of the outputs of a complete GIS mapping study to calculate the hydropower potential of all West African rivers. The project was developed by ECREEE, the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, under the Small Scale Hydropower Program. For more information please go here: http://www.ecowrex.org/smallhydro