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

The African Energy  Commission (AFREC) together ith 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 implementation of the NDC support centre project.  

Validation Workshop to support ten (10) African Union member states to create and/or improve National Energy Information System (NEIS), 12-14 September 2022, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

13 September 2022, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia: The African Energy Commission (AFREC) hosted a validation workshop with senior national statisticians and various key stakeholders from Algeria, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Congo, Gabon, Kenya Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, and

AFREC Ramps up the Training of the Trainers

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 currently underway to build skills of trainers who benefited from a beginner training course which was undertaken in Cote d’Ivoire, in December in 2021.

COP26 African Union Climate Side Event

Theme: Designing the African Energy Transition: An Approach for Socio-Economic Transformation

What:  COP 26 African Union Side event. The Discussions will focus on the ‘‘Opportunities and Challenges for African Energy

  Transition: What will it take to reach net-zero emission’’?

When: Thursday, 04 November 2021

Time: 12h00-13h30 GMT14h00-15h30, Addis Ababa Time

Where: Online via Zoom, African Pavilion, Glasgow, UK.

Inauguration of the Africa-OPEC Energy Dialogues

Held under the theme ‘Africa and the Global energy transition: Challenges and Opportunities’, the African Energy Commission (AFREC) in collaboration with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Africa Petroleum Producers Organisations (APPO), Africa Refiners & Distributors Association (ARDA), conducted its first OPEC-Africa Dialogue as part of the institutions objective to create value addition through synergies, to address energy poverty, climate change and other energy challenges on the African continent

Regional Training Workshop for Southern African Countries on Energy Statistics and Efficiency

Johannesburg, South Africa, 1-3 October 2019: The African Energy Commission (AFREC), in collaboration with the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) - GIZ and the International Energy Agency (IEA), organized the 3rd regional training workshop for the Southern African countries on "Energy Statistics, Residential Sector, Energy Efficiency Data Collection and Initial Step towards the Creation of Energy Efficiency Database for Industrial Sector ".

Energy Transition dialogue

AFREC supports the collaboration between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) through the Infrastructure and Energy Department of the African Union Commission (AUC) with the aim of working on building blocs for setting up a Harmonised African Electricity Market. Meeting was held to Addis-Ababa on 2-4 October 2019.

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 equitable access to sustainable and affordable clean energy by developing a comprehensive energy data system.