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Awards

African Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards

Established in 2014, the African Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards brings together Africa’s most renowned power and water industry professionals.

The winners of the 2020 African Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards were announced virtually on 25 August 2020 and recognised outstanding achievements of companies, projects and individuals that contribute to the improvement of the African energy sector.  The nominees for the water categories will be recognised in 2021 when we hope to have a live celebration of success. 

Congratulations to our winners!

During the first-ever digital African Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards, African leaders and projects were recognised for their contribution to the energy industry. Nigerian leaders and projects dominated and walked away with four of the five African Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards.

Here are all of the 2020 winners!

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 
    Andrew Herscowitz, Chief Development Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation
     
  • Power Indsutry Leader of the Year
    Ifeoma Malo, Campaign Director, Clean Tech Hub, Power For All. Nigeria
  • Young Leader of the Year
    Dr Sanusi Ohiare, Executive Director, Rural Electrification Fund,  Rural Electrification Agency, Nigeria
     
  • Small Scale Power Project of the Year
    Sosai Renewable Energies Company, Nigeria

2020 Categories

Small Scale Project of the Year

Small Scale Project of the Year

This category identifies electrification projects that have made a positive impact to communities by increasing energy access and electrification rates.

Read more about the nominees 

Transmission and Distribution Project of the Year

Transmission and Distribution Project of the Year

This category identifies projects that have provided transmission and distribution roll outs locally, nationally or regionally.

These projects can include LV, MV and HV new build programmes, maintenance projects, service delivery initiatives, revenue protection measures, technical and non-technical loss reduction, grid integration and initiatives to increase network stability. 

Read more about the nominees

Lifetime Achievement 

Lifetime Achievement 

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual for prolonged and consistent achievements who has made a significant contribution to the development and future of the energy/water industries during his or her career.

Power Industry Leader of the Year

Power Industry Leader of the Year

This award celebrates the accomplishments of an individual in a senior position from a utility, public or private company who has displayed passion and commitment to the power industry, while also demonstrating leadership, vision and success.

 

Read more about the nominees

Young Leader of the Year 

Young Leader of the Year 

This award recognises a person under the age of 35 from a public or private company who has made an outstanding contribution.

This young professional has had commendable career achievements to date and is already playing a leading role in their sector.

Read more about the nominees

 

 

2021 Categories

Water Project of the Year 

Water Project of the Year 

This award recognises a water project in Africa that excels in any one or more of the following: Service delivery, project roll-out, technology roll-out, revenue protection measures, loss reduction, water quality and sanitation solutions. 

This category is still open for nominations and postponed to 2021.

 Download the nomination form below to nominate a water project.

Nominate a Water Project

Water Industry Leader of the Year

Water Industry Leader of the Year

This award celebrates the accomplishments of an individual in a senior position from a utility, public or private company who has displayed passion and commitment to the water industry while also demonstrating leadership, vision and success.

This category is still open for nominations and postponed to 2021.

Download the nomination form below to nominate a water industry leader.

Nominate an Industry Leader

Initiate! Young Talent Challenge

Initiate! Young Talent Challenge

This award recognises the winning team from the innovative and game changing Initiate! Young Talent Challenge that will take place during African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.  

Four students will be selected to represent their university to complete a series of challenges where they'll have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the conference and exhibition.

Read more about the Young Talent Challenge

Partnership with the African Energy Elites

 The Awards has partnered with the African Power & Energy Elites annual publication as both these prestigious programmes have the same vision: to celebrate the leadership and successful projects in the sectors.

The two programmes aligned with their respective 2020 editions through a single nomination and selection process across a set of complementary categories.

All projects/people who are featured in the Elites annual publication are automatically included in the Awards nominations.

Have more questions? Read the FAQs

Be a supporter of innovation!

Position your brand as a champion of Africa’s innovation and excellence. As a category sponsor your brand will stand alongside the best in the industry commanding attention throughout the ceremony.

Contact us to find out more about sponsorship opportunities.

Awards

Contact us

General Enquiries

Natalie Bacon | Conference Producer 

e: natalie.bacon@clarionevents.com

or

Ashley Theron-Ord | Multimedia Project Manager

e: Ashley.theron@clarionevents.com

Sponsor a category

Errol Bryce | Sales Team Leader 

e: errol.bryce@clarionevents.com

Pictures from the 2019 Power, Energy and Water Industry Awards

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