Stakeholder consultation and capacity building to enhance National Determinant Contributions (NDC) Support Centre for Malawi

20 June 2022, Lilongwe, Malawi-:. The African Energy Commission (AFREC) together with its partner Vito, through the Ministry of Energy of Malawi held a two-day technical stakeholder engagement meeting with government officials, statistics and energy utility agencies of Malawi, as part of the...

20 June 2022 10:38

AFREC Ramps up the Training of the Trainers Programme

09 May 2022, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: AFREC has ramped up its capacity building initiatives by continuing to increase the African pool of trainers in energy statistic, through the training of the Trainers (ToT) programme. With support from the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), a ToT programme is...

9 May 2022 10:23

Policy Briefing Note: Release of a Policy Brief on Biomass and a Strategic Framework on Bioenergy Data Management in Africa

The purpose of this briefing note is to share a Policy Brief titled: Will Biomass Always Fuel Africa? and aStrategic Framework for Bioenergy Data Management (AFBIDM) in Africa published by the African Energy Commission in March 2022. The policy brief provides a detailed analysis to policy makers, on...

20 April 2022 11:57
Ministerial meeting

Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Energy Statistics and Data Management in Africa

The African Energy Commission (AFREC) hosted a virtual ministerial high level meeting with the Ministers of Energy from the African Union member states, to present the status of the African Energy Information System (AEIS), planned activities and challenges facing governments in relation to data...

17 March 2022 10:39
African Energy balance 21/22

Briefing Note: Release of the 2021/22 African Energy Balance

The purpose of this briefing note is to share the latest publication of the Africa Energy Balance and Indicators published in 2022. The Africa Energy Balance and Indicators is AFREC’s annual energy publication which features interpretation of data and statistics of energy performance in the member...

13 March 2022 15:00

What will it take for Africa to reach net-zero emissions?

The African Union Commission (AUC) through the African Energy Commission (AFREC) hosted a high-level online side event at the COP26, held under the theme: “Opportunities and Challenges for African Energy Transition: What will it take for Africa to reach net-zero emissions’’? The meeting called for...

4 November 2021 14:03

Launch of National Determinant Contributions (NDCs) Support Centre in Morocco

The African Energy Commission (AFREC) in collaboration with the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) hosted virtual kick-off meetings to launch the activities of the NDC Support Centre in Morocco and improve reporting of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC). The NDC Support...

29 October 2021 10:10

Launching of a Policy Brief: Natural Gas in the African Energy Landscape

18 October, 2021, Algiers:- The African Energy Commission (AFREC) hosted a high-Level meeting to launch a Policy Brief paper on “Natural Gas in the African Energy Landscape” and presented its findings, the importance of Natural Gas within the African energy mix and recommendations for further...

18 October 2021 13:00

Understanding the bioenergy situation in Africa

24 June 2021, Algiers, Algeria: The African Energy Commission (AFREC) concluded its workshop deliberations on bioenergy monitoring and reporting in Africa calling for accurate, effective and reliable data required for sound bioenergy policy and decisions making in Africa. Organised by the African...

24 June 2021 14:00
Africa Power

Executive Directors Statement on Clean Energy Transitions in Sahel Countries

Mr. Dave Turk, Deputy Executive Director, IEA Representatives from all Our Member states in the Sahel region and the Continent, Participants, All protocol Observed, Good Morning, First of all, I would like to thank the IEA for organising this important workshop as part of its effort to advance clean...

2 February 2021 11:00
Coal production in Mozambique

AFREC supports Mozambique to develop a NEIS

The Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME) in Mozambique has embarked upon developing a National Energy Information System (NEIS). The Project which is supported by the European Union (EU) aim to support Mozambique to develop an energy resource centre, to ensure there is an increase in...

2 February 2021 10:00
AFREC, AU & EU partnership

Energy Transition dialogue

A training of Trainers for African Energy Experts

8 September 2020 15:00