CCREEE - start-up and first operational phase

Contract partner: UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development OrganizationCountry: Nord- und Mittelamerika, regional/länderübergreifend Funding amount: € 2.100.000,00Project start: 01.12.2014End: 31.03.2022

Short Description:

Overall goal

Improved access to sustainable energy services for households, public institutions, businesses and industry in the Caribbean countries and territories.

Expected results

1. Strengthened regional support capacities for RE&EE through the creation and efficiently managed CCREEE

2. Accelerated development, adoption and execution of regional and national gender sensitive RE&EE polices, targets and incentives through targeted regional interventions

3. Strengthened capacities of local key institutions and stakeholder groups through the up-scaling and replication of certified training and applied research programs and mechanisms

4. Enhanced awareness of key stakeholder groups on RE&EE opportunities through the up-scaling of regional mechanisms for data and knowledge management and advocacy

5. Increased RE&EE business opportunities for local companies and industry through the development and implementation of regional investment promotion programs and tailored financial schemes


Target group / Beneficiaries

The 15 CARICOM Member States with its over 16 million people are the key beneficiaries of the activities of the Centre. Non-CARICOM Member States can opt-in to become members


Start-Up Phase: selection of headquarters, recruitment of key staff, establishment of the office and internal procedures, inauguration of the Centre, first Technical Committee and Executive Board meetings.

First operational phase: development of the business plan (long-term planning and implementation framework) and the annual work plans (short-term planning framework which incorporates projects and activities to be executed by the Secretariat).



The project follows an official request of the SIDS-DOCK initiative to support the Caribbean countries in the establishment of CCREEE. Using RE&EE is an effective tool to reduce dependence on fossil fuel imports and to redirect scarce resources to health, education and economic development.

project number2734-01/2014
source of fundingOEZA
sector Energiegewinnung, -Verteilung und -Effizienz, allgemein
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