• Thank you to our Host publication

    • ESI Africa is the global leader in disseminating African utility and power market news to more than 50 countries and growing.

      We provide over 78,000 professionals with renowned high quality and insightful editorial, equipping them with essential information to drive their own businesses.

      By choosing ESI Africa as your medium for lead generation or market consolidation, you have the best route to market through our prized data. No one can equal the data that we have gathered over years of hard work and we provide six unique routes for you to access that data.


      For more information please visit: ESI Africa

  • Thank you to our Supporting associations

    • AFSEC was established in February 2008 and functions as a specialized agency of the Africa Union through the African Energy Commission (AFREC). Its members are African National Electrotechnical Committees, representative of the electrotechnical industry in each country.  

      AFSEC is responsible for standardization in Africa in the field of electricity, electronics and related technologies. 

      For more information please visit: AFSEC

    • The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) who represents the decentralised clean energy sector with members along the whole value chain, was founded in 2006 to act as a solution provider in order to advance access to clean energy and energy services in developing and emerging countries. ARE mobilises and unites all private sector players and partners who are passionate and committed to improve regional socio-economic development and quality of life of individuals with the provision of electricity.

      For more information please visit:

    • The International Centre for Hydropower, ICH, is a non-profit association based on institutional membership among organizations involved in the hydropower sector. The purpose of ICH is to raise standards of competence of industry personnel and work for a sustainable development of hydropower resources by organizing training courses, workshops and conferences.

      For more information please visit: International Centre for Hydropower

    • Energy Private Developers “EPD” is a registered professional association in Rwanda, regrouping private companies operating in the energy sector. It has its affiliation to Rwanda Private Sector Federation, under the chamber industry. Its mission is to contribute to Universal Energy Access through assisting all private energy service providers in Rwanda, focusing on advocacy of its members on issues related to policies and access to finance, managerial and technical capacity building, in order to help private companies achieve government targets, promoting affordable energy technologies and matchmaking with international businesses and local communities. 

      For more information please visit:

    • The Geothermal Association of Kenya (GAK) is a professional, scientific, and educational organization. It was registered in Kenya by the Registrar of Societies in 2010 to encourage, facilitate and promote coordination of activities related to local and worldwide research, development and application of geothermal resources. The GAK, is an affiliate member of the International Geothermal Association.

      For more information please visit: Geothermal Association of Kenya

    • GOGLA is the voice of the off-grid solar lighting and electrification sector. Established in 2012, GOGLA now represents over 130 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world. The products and solutions that GOGLA members sell transform lives. They improve health and education, create jobs and income opportunities and help consumers save money. To find out more, go to

      For more information please visit: GOGLA

    • The Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS) is an independent, non-profit membership based society registered with the World Green Building Council as its Kenya Chapter. KGBS is mandated to certify the built environment, advocate for green buildings and train green building professionals. KGBS is the leading Green Building movement in the Kenyan market that ensure buildings are designed and built sustainably. 

      For more information please visit: Kenya Green Building Society

    • MESIA is the largest solar trade association in the Middle East and North Africa region. Established in 2009, the association represents over 150 international and local organizations including investors, installers, manufacturers, law firms, consultants, policymakers and banks. MESIA is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and carries out solar-related activities and programs across the MENA region. Its regional coverage stretches from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, with over 10,000 subscribers. Over the past 8 years, MESIA has organized over 90 industry events focused on strengthening the footprint of solar energy in our region, including trade missions in Egypt, Pakistan, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Along the way, MESIA has won several prestigious awards and had been recognized by leading government authorities across the MENA region. MESIA also publishes industry-leading reports which have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the FT. To learn more about MESIA visit

      For more information please visit: MESIA

  • Thank you to our Research partner

  • Thank you to our Media partners

    • Africa Outlook is a digital and print product aimed at boardroom and hands-on decision-makers across a wide range of industries on the continent. 

      With content compiled by our experienced production team ensuring delivery to the highest standards, we look to promote the latest in engaging news, industry trends and success stories from the length and breadth of Africa. 

      The magazine is owned and published by Outlook Publishing, who also produce global business titles, Asia Outlook and Europe & Middle East Outlook, providing a superb platform for advertisers and media partners to showcase your services and place you in the hands of the continent’s most influential people.

      For more information please visit: Africa Outlook

    • African Business Central (“ABC”) is a leading online media company showcasing curated and original news on African Business, primarily, and all things Africa, in general.

      ABC's rapidly-growing site attracts tens of thousands of visitors every month that read and watch news, analyses, and opinions of business, economic, political, and cultural events in and about Africa. ABC is making its mark around the world telling Africa's success stories and highlighting the continent's swift socio-economic ascent to a rapidly-growing global audience.

      ABC’s core values are based on the notion that business, in general, and entrepreneurship, in particular, is the surest path to Africa’s socio-economic progress.

      For more information please visit: African Business Central

    • African Energy is a respected source of independent analysis on the continent’s energy industries, produced by Cross-border Information (CbI), a globally recognised business intelligence company with a long established research focus on the politics, energy and financial sector trends of Africa and the Middle East.

      African Energy’s work is based on the foundation of experienced staff analysts – African Energy has been produced by the same lead team since its launch in 1998 – and a network of correspondents and sources across more than 40 African countries.

      African Energy’s consultancy unit has conducted research for a wide variety of private and public sector clients including the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), and the African Development Bank-based Infrastructure Consortium for Africa.

      For more information please visit:

    • For 53 years, African Review of Business and Technology has been providing Africa’s leaders and top executives in finance, industry and government with incisive and in-depth reporting into the key developments in the continent's power and energy sectors and water utilities.  Each monthly magazine issue contains analysis, interviews, technical articles, project profiles and regional news.

      For more information please visit: African Review

    • Alternative Energy Africa is the continent’s first magazine dedicated to literally filling the energy information gap in Africa. Alternative Energy Africa provides its readers updates on private sector projects, government initiatives, business and investment news, and strategies for a thriving alternative/renewable energy market on the African continent, all of this in addition to global project news and groundbreaking technology coverage. And to complement the magazine, offers the latest updates between issues making the AEA online and print duo “the premiere source” of alternative and renewable energy news covering the African continent.

      For more information please visit: Alternative Energy Africa

    • Aspire Africa is a digital platform committed to promoting African synergy!

      Our publication profiles CEO’s, entrepreneurs, and innovative companies to discuss business strategy, trends, leadership and growth opportunities covering African achievement that our subscribers and readers will find highly engaging and valuable.

      Each edition of Aspire Africa reaches investors, ‘c’ level executives, state and federal public servants and marketing teams across the continent.

      Our editorial team is on top of major developments across the continent making Aspire Africa one of the most significant platforms showcasing African achievement.

      For more information please visit:

    • The energy4africa website family brings together news on all major energy related issues in Africa with overviews of events and background information. Dedicated websites do focus on specific technologies:,, and The website also boosts a comprehensive database of hydropower stations in east and southern Africa.

      For more information please visit: Biomass4Africa

    • Global Africa Network is a B-2-B print and digital media company producing unique region-specific guides to business, trade and investment in Southern Africa, including insight and overviews of key sectors of the economy. The online offering includes bespoke investment destination marketing for the Southern African region.

      For more information please visit:

    • The energy4africa website family brings together news on all major energy related issues in Africa with overviews of events and background information. Dedicated websites do focus on specific technologies:,, and The website also boosts a comprehensive database of hydropower stations in east and southern Africa.

      For more information please visit: Hydro4Africa

    • iEcoAfrica bring actors and entities together who wish to inspire and lead positive change in the minds of people and in the ecosystems around and inside organisations. Our network provides a space for dynamic, transparent communication, exchanging knowledge and forging partnerships for impact at scale.

      Sustainability Communications, Economic Environmental & Social Governance (EESG) Reporting & Disclosure, Big Data, Behavioural Change and Stakeholder Engagement is just some of what we do. Our objective is to drive sustainable organisational practice in Africa.

      For more information please visit: iecoAfrica

    • Launched in 1949, International Water Power & Dam Construction has established itself as the leading monthly international publication serving the needs of those involved in dam construction and the hydroelectricity industries. 

      For more information please visit:

    • Matchdeck is a business to business matching platform. It contains a global corporate data asset of 16 million companies built from multiple sources. The platform has the ability, through data models and matching algorithms, to help companies establish new customer relationships and partnerships.

      For more information please visit: Matchdeck

    • The energy4africa website family brings together news on all major energy related issues in Africa with overviews of events and background information. Dedicated websites do focus on specific technologies:,, and The website also boosts a comprehensive database of hydropower stations in east and southern Africa.

      For more information please visit:

    • Today there is no shortage of information on power and energy. Yet in this age of information overload, most professionals still take the time to read their favourite daily newspaper. The Energy Industry Times is a newspaper-style tabloid dedicated to reporting on the industry’s key issues. At last, an easy way to follow the latest news and trends in power and energy – from a source you can trust.

      For more information please visit: The Energy Industry Times

    • The energy4africa website family brings together news on all major energy related issues in Africa with overviews of events and background information. Dedicated websites do focus on specific technologies:,, and The website also boosts a comprehensive database of hydropower stations in east and southern Africa.

      For more information please visit: Wind4Africa

    • Renewables in Africa has two main activities:

      Renewables in Africa is Clean Energy Engineering Consultancy providing services in Renewable energy and Energy Management to project developers and investors.

      Renewables in Africa (RiA)is also a Media platform with a vision to transform Africa and African Lives by leveraging the Power of Renewable Energy.

      For more information please visit: Renewables in Africa

    • Wattsup website is an energy focused site covering latest developments and trends in the energy sector within and beyond the our borders. The objective of the site is to present stories on energy in a simplified and concise way. The site also provides a platform for opinions from the experts, research, mentor-ship and a forum for discussion.

      For more information please visit: Watts up magazine

    • The OSGP Alliance is the global non-profit association dedicated to promoting the adoption of the Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) and infrastructure for smart grid applications towards a future proof modern smart grid. With a key focus on security, smart metering, smart grid, grid analytics, distribution network management and smart cities our members, including utilities, hardware manufacturers, service providers and system integrators, all share a common goal and vision: promoting open standards for energy demand side management, smart grid and smart metering systems.

      For more information please visit: OSGP Alliance

    • There is only one truly global, Metering and Smart Energy publication – Smart Energy International: the global leader in delivering smart utility news and information to over 200 countries. We reach those responsible for AMI and smart metering, data management, billing and customer services, on a worldwide basis. For 21 years we have been at the heart of the global smart energy industry, trusted by the utilities and used by the engineers, specifiers, and real decision makers who have been responsible for roll out, implementation and maintenance. 

      We have evolved with the industry into the world of Smart Energy and examine smart grid technology, interoperability and integration, smart cities, homes, cars and regulation in the context of the global utility industry.

      For more information, visit:

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      For more information please visit: Smart Energy International