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returns under a new name, Enlit Africa.

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Advancing Africa's energy transition. Together.

From the 7-9 June 2022, Africa's energy and power professionals will gather at Enlit Africa (formerly African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa) in Cape Town to explore the theme "Collaboration to fast forward Africa’s Energy Transition". Join Africa's power and energy community for world-class seminars, product and solution showcases and exclusive networking, and more, presented in a hybrid format.

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COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

Attending in-person? All attendees will be required to provide proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.
PCR testing will be available onsite. 

Industry leaders speaking at Enlit Africa 2022

Meet the Enlit Africa 2022 Speakers

2022 Event Theme

Collaboration to fast forward Africa’s Energy Transition

Collaboration is a key enabler of the effort that is driving the energy transition; collaboration between public sector and private sector, between utilities, regulators and government. Every every single person and organisation within the energy ecosystem - from generation to distribution, from manufacturer to financier to end user - has a role to play in ensuring the energy system of tomorrow is sustainable, affordable and achievable.

The combined efforts of the international community and the South African government to bring a deal of $8.5 billion to the table to support South Africa's energy transition is an example of such collaboration. During the event, we will explore how such collaboration across the continent can be utilised to mobilise investment and scale up energy transition efforts.

Enlit Africa at a glance

Networking

Networking

We provide countless opportunities to connect with industry peers from Africa's utilities, municipalities, large energy consumers, developers, EPCs, IPPs, OEMs, wholesalers and distributors.

As a delegate, you'll have exclusive access to networking and content. Join us virtually, or upgrade to a Gold or Platinum delegate and you'll get access to the digital AI-powered matchmaking platform.

As a visitor, you'll get to meet with your industry peers in-person and online, whilst delegates will gain exclusive access to conference sessions, matchmaking networking opportunities, exclusive dinner invitations, cocktail evenings and more.

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Site Visits

Site Visits

Make the most of your experience at Enlit Africa with an additional site visit on 10 June - available exclusively to our delegate attendees.

Add an interactive dimension to your Enlit Africa experience with exclusive access to a range of site visits taking place 10 June 2022.

From visiting local power plants, to Cape Town's top tourist attractions, we'll be sure to provide you with an unforgettable experience as you learn and wind down your week at Enlit Africa in style. 

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Main Stage

Main Stage

The centrepiece for Enlit Africa's content - it's the place to be. This is the stage on which the power and energy sector's most senior executives will come together under our 2022 theme. Featuring speakers from Africa's leading industry game-changers, including Eskom GCE, Andre de Ruyter; the Department of Minerals & Energy, GE and many more. 

The 2022 programme focuses on the overarching theme, 'Collaboration to fast forward Africa’s Energy Transition"; it's one not to be missed!

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A Green Hub & GreenPitch Challenge

A Green Hub & GreenPitch Challenge

In collaboration with WESGRO, GreenCape and the Atlantis SEZ, positioning the Western Cape as an investible green economy, the Green Hub is dedicated to showcasing Green SMMEs active in the power, energy and smart mobility space.

Featuring 12 micro-pods on the pavilion and a jam-packed content programme over 3 days. Attendees can learn, engage and network with the upcoming Green Economy leaders.

Expo floor

Expo floor

We are bringing world-class exhibitors who will be showcasing leading products and solutions from across the globe to your doorstep.

Whether you're a visitor or delegate, you'll get access to our exhibition floor. Make informed purchasing decisions and increase your return on investment by receiving all the product knowledge and insights into the latest industry innovation at Africa's leading power and energy exhibition.

Get back to in-person engagement, or connect with an exhibitor digitally, and let's do some business!

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Free-to-attend sessions

Free-to-attend sessions

Did someone say CPD-accreditation?

Taking place on the exhibition floor, the free-to-attend and CPD accredited sessions are focussed on the industries hottest topics. They're a must-attend as you build your CPD points and learn from leading industry professionals.

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2022 Programme Focus

Generation

Generation

The generation landscape is changing and the role of traditional and new generation technologies have never been as important as they are now.

The world is already experiencing increasing prices and shortages as the energy transition gains momentum; in order to ensure reliable and secure generation, we will examine the role of both traditional and alternative generation in Africa, understanding the incremental steps toward the clean energy transition.

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The new energy landscape

The new energy landscape

These sessions provide a dynamic meeting place for solution providers, consultants, renewable energy producers and energy leaders to develop alternative solutions and accelerate the sustainable electrification and energy transition of Africa.

Particular attention will be paid to the priorities of the Commercial & Industrial sector around security and stability of power supply, while also addressing the utility role in this new landscape.

The content focus will include the integration of renewable energy into the grid, energy storage and the role of minigrids across Africa.

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Smart energy, transmission, distribution

Smart energy, transmission, distribution

This track will showcase the opportunities of the transmission and distribution sector, encompassing the day-to-day operation of these utilities, digging deeper into the real issues keeping sector professionals awake at night.

The content focus will include: digitalisation of the utility distribution sector, metering, digitalisation, storage and the smart grid; cross border trade and energy transmission and the fundamentals of revenue management, protection and recovery.

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Strategic management, finance and investment

Strategic management, finance and investment

Decision makers of the energy sector come together with financiers and investors to unpack today’s energy complexities and facilitate well considered decision making.

The content focus will include discussions on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s investment landscape; the unbundling of Eskom; understanding the energy transition and the timelines for such; project risk mitigation and alternative financing opportunities.

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Event pass type options

Attend as a Delegate in-person or online

  • Network with high profile industry players from 37 African nations through the matchmaking platform
  • Explore Africa’s untapped energy investment potential
  • Hear case studies and best practices promoting solutions for African challenges during exclusive roundtables
  • Hear from distribution companies, project developers, technology solution providers and regulators to analyse the impact of embedded power generation
  • Join in-person, or online

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Attend as a live Exhibition-Only Visitor

The most valuable currency in the energy sector today is knowledge. And knowledge only has any worth if it is shared.

Visit as a free exhibition visitor and access:

  • World-class exhibitors showcasing leading products and solutions across the power and energy value chain
  • Free-to-attend, CPD accredited, Technical Hub Sessions in-person
  • Attend the Opening Keynotes in-person

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Connect and network with Africa's innovators

Your Inclusive Guide to the Energy Transition

200,000

Combined Audience

368

Exhibitors Across Digital And Live

350

Speakers Over 365-days A Year

Host Ministry

  • Mineral resources & energy

Host Utility

  • eskom-logo

Host City

  • City-of-Cape-Town

Platinum Sponsor

  • Conlog
  • Actom Pty Ltd
  • Gridspertise
  • SAP
  • Sulzer

Diamond Sponsor

  • General Electric

Silver Sponsor

  • Siemens
  • Megger

Registration Sponsor

  • SAP

Host Publication

  • ESI Africa

CEO Forum Partners

  • Conlog
  • Eaton
  • Oracle Utilities
  • Prime Alliance
  • Eskom GC

Municipal Leaders Forum Partners

  • IFC

Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation

Initiate Supporting Partners

  • Sarebi
  • SAIEE
  • FEENIX