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ECOWAS Green Headquarters Project launched
ECREEE has launched an important demonstration project which will create regional awareness for sustainable energy solutions in the ECOWAS. Similar to the Renewable Energy House of the European Union in Brussels, the ECOWAS Headquarter Project will showcase the social, economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy solutions and the effectiveness of energy conservation and efficiency measures. In the first phase of the project a 100% renewable energy based external lighing system will be installed and a comprehensive energy audit and planning exercise will be undertaken.
The energy audit defines the energy consumption patterns of the current building. Initial conservation measures and different options for the further integration of renewable energy components will be elaborated.
The contract was awarded to a Spanish company, Solaria Energías Renovables, after a competitive international tender process launched by ECREEE in December 2010. The project started in February 2011 and is currently ongoing.