DIGITAL EVENT: 24-26 November 2020 
 LIVE EVENT: 11-13 May 2021 | CTICC | Cape Town

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About us

Africa's leading power, energy and water expo and conference - 11 - 13 May 2021

We are a trusted partner aligned to the industry goal of increasing access to reliable and affordable electricity and water on the African continent.

Through consultation with our African industry partners, we deliver a scaled continental marketplace enabling business through professional learning, networking and connections.  Alongside our 10,000+ attendees from 82 countries over three days, 360+ exhibitors choose us to showcase their market-ready and innovative solutions that are appropriate and relevant for Africa.

We are committed to providing you a unique and professional experience in achieving your business objectives across the continent through partnering with African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in numbers

Over 360 exhibitors

350 Speakers

82 Countries Represented (37 African Countries)

Celebrating 20 years in 2020

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

Now 20 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.

Connecting the African power, energy and water value chain

Our main goal is to connect you with the right people to help drive your business forward. Welcoming over 10,000 attendees over three days of business and networking, African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa is THE premier meeting place for Africa's entire power, energy and water value chain. 

Visitors and delegates represent the following industries:

  • Associations
  • Developers and EPCs
  • Utilities
  • Commercial and industrial energy users
  • Consultants
  • Financial
  • IPPs
  • Municipalities / government / regulators


More about who attends

Exhibitors represent the following industries:

  • Generation
  • Renewables
  • Transmission and distribution
  • Metering
  • Water
  • Technology
  • Energy storage
  • Energy efficiency

Industry Partners

Each year we partner with the industry's leading media, associations and organisations to bring together senior-level decision makers from sectors in the power, energy and water industry.

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We collaborate with carefully selected industry partners and supporters to host side-events, product launches and exclusive content to create additional value for attendees.

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We constantly work with our community of industry experts to help us connect with the market and to provide you with the right content to navigate a positive energy transition.

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More about exhibiting

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Find out why you should showcase your products and services at our 2020 event and how we can help you achieve your business objectives.

Why exhibit

More about visiting

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There is so much to look forward to at our 2020 event. Find out why you should be there and your options to attend.

Why visit


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Host Ministry

  • Ministry of Energy South Africa

Host Utility

  • Eskom

Host City

  • Host City

Municipal Leaders Forum Partners


Platinum Sponsor

  • Landis + Gyr
  • Conlog
  • Actom Pty Ltd


Silver Sponsor

  • Akilee
  • Nyamezela Metering (Pty) Ltd
  • Huawei Technologies Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Ntiyiso Consulting


CEO Forum Partners

  • ALSF
  • Eaton
  • Lucy Electric
  • Nyamazela
  • APUA
  • ALSF
  • Prime Alliance
  • Oracle


Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation


Host Publication

  • ESI Africa