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Energy in South Africa, post 1993: Government Resources: Library Guide: International resources

A guide for the Economic History research project



"The African Energy Commission (AFREC) is a specialized agency of the African Union in charge of developing, coordinating and harmonizing the energy policies with an objective of protection, conservation, development, rational exploitation, commercialization and integration of energy resources on the African continent." Consult Data & Statistics and Resources.

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). "a lead global intergovernmental agency for energy transformation."

Power Africa. "A U.S. Government-led partnership."

Sustainable Energy Africa "promotes the development of an equitable low carbon, clean energy economy throughout Southern Africa. Through our work we promote the more efficient use of conventional energy, the transition to more sustainable energies such as solar and wind power, access to safe and affordable energy for all, and a holistic view of sustainable development." Not-for-profit company based in South Africa. 


Africa Energy Portal. "a one-stop-shop for energy sector news, insights, data and more."


International Renewable Energy Agency. Africa 2030: roadmap for a renewable energy future. Abu Dhabi: IRENA, 2015.

Power Africa. Power Africa Gas Roadmap. Washington, D.C.: Power Africa, June 2018.

Power Africa. Power Africa Transmission Roadmap to 2030: a practical approach to unlocking electricity trade. Washington, D.C.: Power Africa, November 2018.


African Development Bank Group. Light Up and Power Africa: a New Deal on Energy for Africa.

African Development Bank Group. The Bank Group’s Strategy for The New Deal on Energy for Africa 2016 – 2025. Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire: African Development Bank Group, 2016?


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit. The Renewable Energy Transition in Africa: Powering Access, Resilience and Prosperity. Frankfurt: KfW Development Bank; Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); Abu Dhabi: IRENA, September 2020.