The African Energy Commission (AFREC), with support from the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), successfully conducted workshop trainings for a second batch of energy statistician durin November and December 2021. The cohort consisting of 32 energy experts from 25 African Union Member States will go on to lead trainings for other African energy experts at national and regional level, as well as provide coaching and mentoring to AFREC’s National Focal Points (NFP’s).
On the 26th of November 2021, key energy actors in Africa came together to discuss the acceleration of the energy transition within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) during the 7th side session for UNIDO’s 9th Ministerial Conference of the Least Developed Countries. Clean, affordable energy is an important enabler of development and boosting intra-African trade can create win-win scenarios enabling growth and entreneurship in Africa.
The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) is supporting the African Energy Commission (AFREC) to organise and event to teach trainers track and monitor national and regional energy data. The training programme, split into two workshops, aims to equip a pool of trainers with tools for analysing, monitoring and managing energy data.
On 31 October – 1 November 2021 high level decision-makers and thought leaders from Africa shared their views and visions on how to transform and engage the infrastructure and energy sectors and actors in Africa to deliver effective results.
The second virtual training on energy regulation provided by Power Futures Lab (PFL) and supported by the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) will kick off on 22 November. The AEEP is supporting PFL, a leading centre of excellence at the University of Cape Town, to deliver altogether three virtual trainings on energy regulation.