African Energy Commission
DID YOU KNOW? AFREC has trained about 400 National Focal points (NFPs) in energy statistics and data management at member state level
The African Energy Commission (AFREC) is a continental specialised energy agency of the African Union (AU), under the Commission for Infrastructure and Energy, in charge of coordinating, harmonising, protecting, conserving, developing, rational exploitation, commercialising and integrating energy resources on the African continent.
Agenda 2063 is the blueprint and master plan for transforming Africa into the global powerhouse of the future.
The AFREC mandate is implemented under four main programme areas, developed and approved by the Specialised Technical Committee (STC) on Transport, Transcontinental and Inter-regional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIIET) held in Cairo, Egypt in April 2019.
AFREC publishes energy statistics books and policy documents which includes: Key Africa Energy Statistics, Energy Efficiency for Residential Sector, Energy Balance and Energy Database in soft copy and hard copy and shared with all 55 African Member States, stakeholders and public for energy policy development and design of energy projects at national, regional or continental level.
Updates of the energy continental database consisting of energy data from all 55 Member States.
Electricity in Western Sahara is mainly produced from fossil thermals. Biomass still dominated the share of total final consumption at 74% followed by oil at 26%.