The database is part of the Africa Energy Information System (AEIS). The AEIS serves as a platform for energy data collection, organisation, analysis, interpretation and presentation. the database is core continental system which individuals, organisations and to other key stakeholders can access all form s of credible and up to date statistics. AFREC is the only institution in Africa mandated/authorised to collect all energy statistics for all energy forms in all 55 African countries. The AEIS functions are aligned with the National (Member States) Energy Information system. All sources of energy statistics for all African countries can be requested from AFREC.
The visualisation tool allows data users to visualise data in real time in each country in Africa.