In August 2018, ECREE published the "Regional Progress Report on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy access in ECOWAS region".
Five days of ICT4Renewables training ended successfully on June 29th, 2018at the EnDev office, led by ICT expert and ICT4Renewavles developer Hamza Zbidi. Participants from Ministries, NGOs, EnDev and the private sector learned about EnDev-Collect App, EnDevCarto mapping tool, www.renewables-liberia.info web portal and Renewables Liberia social media – the information and communication technology (ICT) tools of the ICT4Renewables toolbox.
The 18th of July 2018 marks the 100th birthday anniversary of Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa. Mandela spent 27 of his formative years in prison for engaging in the quest for equality and freedom through peaceful means. He served as an example for the whole world to overcome injustice and hatred.
The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa on this day dedicated a solar system to light up the Great Commission Orphanage in Gardnesville.
On May 28, 2018, the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the African Energy Commission (AFREC) conducted a one week intensive training on Energy Statistics, focusing on Energy Efficiency and data collection.