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

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The Digital Event

The (digital) show will go on!

Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa will be taking place from 24-26 November 2020 as part of the Digital Energy Festival. 

Joining forces with Africa Energy Forum and the Oil & Gas Council we will bring you Africa’s largest, all-encompassing digital energy platform running from 20 October - 26 November.

Registration for Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa is FREE of charge and includes:

  • 3 days of live content including keynotes, digital dialogues, fireside chats and masterclasses
  • Access to hosted digital dialogues  
  • Registrations for Future Energy country roundtables
  • Access to ESI Africa live digital dialogues
  • Watch the most popular ESI Africa webinars again  
  • AI-powered matchmaking for optimal peer-to-peer networking
  • Exhibition Marketplace
  • Technology showcases

Six weeks. Four events. One Platform.

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What to expect?


In total, the Digital Energy Festival will see 150 programme sessions and networking experiences take place over the course of the six weeks, across all four event brands as well as partnered publications.

Digital Programme


Open to all participants, Exhibitors, Conference Delegates and industry VIPs, our highly sophisticated matchmaking platform gives you exclusive access to network and connect for the duration of the Digital Event.

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Browse an online marketplace of hundreds of energy products and services from credible companies in the sector.

The Exhibition marketplace is one of the main features of this all-digital festival where participants are invited to engage with your company in real-time.  You can also watch video clips, access presentation materials and find the relevant contacts all in one place.

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We are excited to bring to you the 3-part Initiate Series that will aid as a toolkit to assist both Young Talents and SMME’s within the industry.

We have put together a series that will enable you to grow your personal brand and business. We have a line-up featuring serial entrepreneurs and motivational business coaches in the legal, digital, power and energy space and much more.

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Closed-door, invitation-only boardroom meetings facilitated under Chatham House Rules. The interactive and collaborative platforms foster dialogue through confidentiality and trust, allowing utility CEOs an opportunity to tackle the most pressing topics and challenges they are facing. 


An exclusive peer-to-peer learning platform that will launch for the first time at the Digital Energy Festival. The regulatory framework is changing in South Africa and this platform allows Municipal Leaders to discuss how they can best manage their electricity departments moving forward. 

Partner Events

Access a world of content

As a recognised platform for the industry, we are deeply committed to serving you with relevant content and learnings. And there is no more necessary time to have this than now. We've invited the industry's leading experts to cover the hottest topics.

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Raise your company profile and increase brand visibility

Make sure your presence is known by positioning yourself as a thought leader and raising your brand awareness. Take advantage of the sponsorship opportunities available for Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa and webinars to come. 

Sponsorship Opportunities


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  • 82
  • 82
  • 360



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

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


Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation


Host Publication

  • ESI Africa