West Africa Renewable Energy Statistics Training

A three-day technical training on renewable energy statistics for energy statisticians from the West Africa region, took place in Abuja, Nigeria, with the purpose to  improve the availability and quality of national renewable energy statistics. 

The training covered the following topics: i) an introduction to energy statistics and energy balances; ii) assessment of data needs and capacity; iii) data collection and measurement techniques; iv) the IRENA questionnaire and statistical products; v) data dissemination; and vi) the current status of renewable energy statistics in countries (country presentations).

The event was organised in cooperation with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN).