Africa's premier meeting place for the entire power, energy and water value chain

From its humble beginnings as South African Prepayment Week to the African Utility Week rebrand and then joining forces with POWERGEN Africa in 2019, Enlit Africa continues to be Africa's premier conference and exhibition for the entire power, energy and water value chain. 

Now 22 years on, we continue to innovate and lead the conversation on transforming Africa's energy and water economy, through expert-led content, business driven experiences, networking and strategic partnerships within the industry.

Our main goal is to connect you with the right people to help drive your business forward. We are the platform that allows you, the industry, to connect, inspire and evolve.

What is Enlit Africa?

Enlit Africa is an energy event unlike any other - because it is more than just an energy event. We are the leading platform that gathers Africa's power, energy and water community for 365-days a year to meet and inspire each other via world-class content and valuable connections. That community will come together for three days live online and in-person at the CTICC in Cape Town 7 - 9 June 2022.

Apart from our live and digital events, we deliver cutting edge content through webinars, exclusive one-on-one interviews with the who’s who of the energy sector, compelling content from our host publication ESI Africa, product launches, technology showcases and much, much more.



Africa's power, energy and water industry will gather digitally and in-person at the CTICC in Cape Town for three unforgettable days of conference seminars, world-class product and solution showcases and exclusive networking from 7 - 9 June 2022.




Join over 5,500 power, water and energy industry professionals from across Africa for year-round interactive webinars, exclusive roundtables, interviews, world-class products and solutions, valuable connections and more.


Who attends Enlit Africa?


Visitors/Delegates include

  • Utilities
  • Municipalities / Government / Regulators
  • Consultants
  • Large Energy Consumers (C&I)
  • Developers & EPCs
  • IPPs
  • Financial Institutions
  • Students / Universities / Researchers
  • Start-ups and VCs
  • Service and Solution Providers
  • Press / Analysts

Exhibitors include

  • Customer Services and Management
  • Distribution
  • Generation
  • Grid Edge Technologies
  • Finance and Investment
  • IT / ICT
  • Metering and Revenue Management
  • Renewables
  • Smart Cities
  • Technology
  • Transmission
  • Water

Partner and co-located events

Through consultation with our African industry partners, we deliver a scaled continental marketplace enabling ease of business through professional learning, networking and connections. Whether through our live event in Cape Town, our digital community or our targeted partner and co-located events, we provide you with the support to make yourself known, share your ideas and be part of Africa's energy transition.

Future Energy Africa

Future Energy Africa

The Future Energy Africa Series is well recognised for its contribution across East and West African power sector.

Utility CEO Forum

Utility CEO Forum

An exclusive peer-to-peer event for African Utility CEOs, providing strategic insights to help tackle their biggest challenges.

Municipal Leaders Forum

Municipal Leaders Forum

This exclusive event explores the changing regulatory framework and how best to manage municipality electricity departments moving forward.



The hub for bright minds, start-ups, innovators, utility professionals and students of the future to gather, discuss, share and pilot ideas with industry leaders.

Industry Awards

Industry Awards

The African Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards recognises outstanding achievements of companies, projects and individuals that contribute to the improvement of the African energy sector.

Women in Energy

Women in Energy

This network builds a powerful link between women trailblazers and newcomers in the power and energy industry, aiming to create an inclusive pool of experts embracing and heading up change.

Supported by the power, energy and water industry

We work closely with a network of leading industry publications, specialist associations and experts to maximise your experience at our events.

Leading Media

We work with Africa's leading publications to to bring together senior-level decision makers. Keep up to date with the latest industry news and trends by subscribing to these leading media titles


Our association partners are key to ensuring our event is shared with the right audience through specialised organisations’ distribution channels and via a trusted body of professional members.

Advisory Board

We work with our community of industry experts to provide you with the right content to navigate a positive energy transition. Our advisors are leading experts in specific sectors within our industry.

Our Promise

The boundaries of the sector are blurring and this evolution is being shaped by established players, external disruptors, innovative start-ups and the increasingly engaged end-user.

We promise to welcome you all and to provide a platform from which to seize all of the opportunities that the energy transition has to offer. Energy is evolving. So are we – so are you. Together we will make a difference.

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