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28 February 2019, Kampala, Uganda.

The inaugural meeting of EACREEE’s Board of Directors closed with a strong commitment for scaling-up its operations. The Board approved internal rules and procedures including Financial Regulations and Rules, Staff Regulations and Rules, Procurement Manual, among others. The approval of these instruments makes it now possible for EACREEE to contract, receive and make payments, receive funds and do all things that a legal entity can do.


The East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, EACREEE, organized a Consultation Workshop on Energy Efficiency with Ministry Representatives from EAC Member states. The workshop took place on 13th February 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, within the framework of the Regional Consultation and Validation Workshop of the Preparatory Phase of the project: Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances in EAC and SADC.


East African Regional Training Course on Operation and Maintenance of Small-scale Hydro Power Plants (SHPP) was held 26th  to 30th November 2018 the Centre for Mini-Hydropower (CMHP), College of Engineering and technology, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The course was officially opened  on 26th November 2018 at by Dr Ambrose Joseph Itika, the Director Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre, University of Dar es Salaam.


REN21 Academy 2018 was held on November 19 – 21, 2018 in Berlin Germany. As part of the programme, high-level officials from EU and the African region and business representatives from EU and Africa discussed the pivotal role of inter-regional cooperation and focused on further developing political and economic ties between the EU and Africa. This Joint High-Level Opening Plenary marked the opening of REN21 Academy and Renewable Energy and Efficiency Week (REEW).


A two-day regional consultative workshop on sustainable biomass production, marketing and utilization in Africa was held 22-23 November 2018 at the Africa Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop was organized by UN Environment Africa Office in collaboration with the Department of Infrastructure and Energy, Africa Union Commission. A total of 35 participants are attending this workshop.


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