African Network of Centres of Excellence in Electricity

In existence since February 2016

Who are we?

The African Network of Centres of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE) is an innovative initiative for the shared development of excellence in capacity building initiated by the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA). The network is composed of ten (10) Training Centres selected to become «Excellence» label icons in accordance with the high standards of pedagogical and professional quality chosen by the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA).

Since the launch of these activities in February 2016, ANCEE has supported more than 40 power utilities to implement their training plans through the award of grants in a first phase and a second phase of grants, financed with funds from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD).


Strategic objectives of ANCEE

  • homepage-about-1 Increase the performance of African power utilities by improving the qualification level of their human resources through training.
  • Making the sector more attractive to investors
  • Achieving better quality of electricity supply and services

Areas of intervention

  • homepage-about-2 More and better training for utility staff
  • Subsidising the training of the most fragile utilities
  • Improving the training offering of Centres of Excellence
  • Expand the network with more training centres
  • Promoting gender equality


Trainning & Activities

ANCEE sustainably supports African Power Utilities

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The activity report as of June 30, 24 of the ANCEE retraces all the activities carried out by the African Network of Centers of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE) for the period from January 1 to June 30, 2024, subject to extension from the two donors. The report also includes a retrospective of cumulative activities since…



This report traces the activities carried out by the African Network of Centres of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE) for the first quarter of 2024. It reports on the following activities: The first quarter of 2024 is marked by the continuation of the activities of the network following the extension of the closing date of the…


Financial Statements ANCEE 2023

These financial statements have been prepared by reference to the requirements of the donors and the specific features of development projects on one hand and on the other hand in accordance with the provisions of the OHADA Accounting System (SYSCOHADA) revised.

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10 Centers of Excellence

Our 10 Centers of Excellence are committed to assisting and building capacity to improve the quality of human resources and sustainable business performance

  • 4 Francophone centers
  • 6 English centers