The African Women in Energy webinar series kicks off today!

Three Part Series The COVID-19 pandemic is not the root cause, but a reinforcement and exaggerator of the inequality of women in the African energy sector. The Women in Energy series will address these challenges by inviting thought leaders who are working tirelessly to ease energy poverty, inspire women entrepreneurs, […]

Nigerian power pioneers dominate annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards

The Nigerian energy industry’s finest dominated the 2020 African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards which were broadcast live on Tuesday and can still be viewed online. The seventh edition of the coveted African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards, honour the most remarkable and inspiring energy projects and power […]

Nominations are open for African Power & Energy Elites to celebrate pioneering leaders and projects!

Are you or your company involved in ground-breaking work in the power and water industries? Do you know of an inspiring leader or project in the energy sector? Then the publishers and organisers of the African Power & Energy Elites publication and the African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards for […]

Final speaker list for Virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa

“COVID19 has demonstrated what could happen when nations unite around a common cause. Several developed countries have deployed stimulus packages equivalent to 10-15% of their GDP. Providing such global support and stimulus to climate change would place the world on a confirmed carbon-neutrality by mid Century. African countries have chosen […]

Water and energy sector talks next week at Virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa

“A shift in resources allocation towards the health sector to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic is going to starve other sectors like the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector of much needed financing,” says Paul Yillia, award-winning water sector expert. “Often WASH is treated independently from the health sector,” he […]

Clarion Events Africa reschedules African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa to November

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa will now run from 24-26 November 2020, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa Following the South African Government’s announcement of a national state of disaster and subsequent ban on public gatherings of over 100 people, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarion Events Africa (formerly […]

The clock is ticking for pre-paid meter users: here’s why “The date 24/11/2024 is approaching fast, utilities have very little time left”

Between seven and eight million prepaid electricity meters in South Africa need to be reset before November 2024 as the mechanism used to manage, control and prevent credit token reuse, will run out of numbers at this time and all existing meters will stop accepting credit tokens. “Utilities have very […]

Calling all energy sector technology disruptors and start-ups to African Utility Week’s Initiate! forum

Celebrating 2020 by introducing 20 SMMEs @ 20th edition Calling all energy sector technology disruptors and start-ups to African Utility Week’s Initiate! forum Celebrating 2020 by introducing 20 SMMEs @ 20th edition “Initiate! has proven to be a powerful platform for new talent and innovation in the power and energy […]

African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa wins AAXO ROAR Awards again!

African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa, the leading energy event on the continent for the last 20 years, has clinched once again the AAXO ROAR Award for Best Trade Exhibition in the 12000+ sqm category. The event is organised by the multi-award-winning Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser Clarion Events […]