Financing Energy Transition in Africa at COP27

The High-Level Forum on Financing Energy Transition in Africa organised by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) deliberated on critical energy issues facing Africa and ways to mobilise adequate finance to accelerate energy access and energy security on the Continent, as well expanding innovative mechanisms...

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Amplifying Africa’s Voice on Oil and Gas at the 2022 Africa Oil Week

On the sideline of the 2022 Africa Oil Week (AOW), the African Energy Commission (AFREC) in collaboration with the Hyve Group organised a Ministerial and VIP Symposium under the Africa’s Energy Transition & Africa Domestic Market for Oil & Gas Production.The Symposium commenced with a Ministerial Dialogue on 3rd October...

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AFREC conducts a Validation Workshop to support ten (10) African Union member states to create and/or improve National Energy Information System (NEIS)

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 Zimbabwe to validate and provide input into countries Diagnostic report and Action Plan, to establish and/or improve their National Energy Information...

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AFREC Conducts a Study on Developing Africa’s Oil and Gas Domestic Market

With the much over-emphasised the ‘Just Transition’ and providing universal accessibility to millions of Africans on the content, Africa calls for resources integration, strengthening local produce and investment as well as industrialisation of industries to create jobs, knowledge and skills within the continent. To strengthen this call and contribute to...

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Advocating Energy Policies to Africa through Energy Policy Briefs

  In order to fulfil its mandate and implement the approved Commissions’ mandate, AFREC engaged all its key stakeholders locally, regionally and continentally, to provide policy guidance by launching various policy briefs and other studies developed and conducted by the Institution. The policy briefs have been informed by analysing data...

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Validation Workshop on the Biomass Energy Survey Report for Mozambique

Bioenergy remains one of the popular energy resources used in Africa. In Mozambique like in many Sub-Saharan countries, biomass in the form of charcoal, firewood and agricultural residues plays a major role as a primary energy source for households and small businesses, used mostly for cooking and heating. Despite the...

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Facts About AFREC

A specialised energy agency of the African Union, under the Department of Infrastructure and Energy. Mandate To implement African energy programmes by coordinating, harmonising, protect, conserve, develop and promote rational exploitation, commercialization and integration of energy resources in Africa. This is done through mapping out of all energy development needs,...

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AFREC Message

To our Member states, stakeholders and partners in the Energy Sector and readers, The year 2022 has been an amazing and yet challenging one. After surviving two years of locked down and the pandemic, we have managed to get back to our feet to implement our mandate as entrusted upon...

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