7 – 8 March 2023, Cape Town International Convention Centre

Modern, affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is critical for economic growth and the provision of access to modern energy contributes tremendously to improved health care, better education and opens up economic opportunities in both urban and rural areas in Africa. The Africa Energy Indaba is the definitive energy conference for Africa providing an annual programme that shapes energy policy for the African continent. The 15th Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. Delegates, drawn from all continents, represent an unrivalled combination of industry experts, project developers, financiers, energy users, government officials and manufacturers.


Why should you attend?


Hear from a diverse group of luminaries and high profile speakers, sharing real-world insights about the changing energy landscape in Africa. The event attracts elite CEOs, high-level executives and Government officials from across Africa.


The event provides endless opportunities to meet fellow delegates and share knowledge and ideas. The event is focused on creating dealflow and accelerating growth opportunities in the African energy sector.


Learn about disruptive business models and risks, the need for innovative financing solutions, and the changes that will happen due to the impact of Industry 4.0 in the energy sector.


The MarketPlace Business Networking Programme affords all exhibitors, speakers and conference delegates the opportunity to request meetings with high-level attendees, speakers, sponsors and investors at the event.


The conference and exhibition offers opportunity to hear more about evolving grid technologies (e.g. micro, mini and off-grid solutions), renewable and cleaner energy, energy storage, energy efficiency, and electric vehicles.


Explore what is needed to meet the rapidly growing need for energy access in Africa. Learn more about the African market and prospective business opportunities in the energy space; regional integration; the importance of African Power Pools.

Attracting investment, looking for energy projects, doing energy is all happening at Africa Energy Indaba

Although access to modern energy in African countries is increasing, the lack of access to energy in the continent is a perennial problem, with around 615 million people without access to energy, and 730 million reliant on biomass for their energy needs. Africa’s population is projected to grow from 1 billion to 1.8 billion. Africa is the continent of opportunity for the serious energy investor. With vast natural energy resources ranging from coal, oil, gas, hydro, solar, wind and geothermal, there is ample choice for the discerning energy entrepreneur. The business opportunity linked to developing Africa’s energy infrastructure and the electrification of the continent will be a key focus of the Africa Energy Indaba.

Who Attends?

Africa Energy Indaba is a tremendous opportunity for you to meet and reach out to leaders who are on the forefront of the energy sector. Our attendees are senior decision makers and influencers. Attend the definitive Energy Conference for Africa and connect with fellow CEOs, business leaders, energy luminaries, and top Government representatives drawn from across Africa:

Director / Partner / Owner
CEO/ Managing Director
Business Development Specialist
Tertiary Student
Senior Associate / Executive
Sales / Procurement / Supply Chain
Programme / Project Manager
Professional / Analyst / Consultant
Manager / Senior Manager
Government Official
Engineering / Technical Specialist
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Prof Mosad Elmissiry
Senior Energy Advisor, CEO’s Office, NEPAD Agency

There are few premier energy events that attend to real energy challenges in Africa. Africa Energy Indaba event (AEI) has rapidly risen to be a leading event in this regards that earned the support of the African union, new partnership for African development (NEPAD) and the world energy council (WEC). This is simply because AEI provides an effective platform for discussions of currents energy challenges in Africa, in an African environment and by African themselves, which results in coming up with realistic solutions not detached from reality. AEI follows an approach which is dynamic in nature when it decides upon its yearly programme . Beside ensuring that there is something for every participants, it ensures that the programme is topical and there is something new every year. In one year it added the PPA, PPP and IPP to its programme, in another year it added debate on nuclear power, in another year it added energy ministerial debate and in 2017 it added a new session on presenting Africa priority renewable energy projects to investors and developers. I found AEI an effective platform for not only networking but also for keeping up to date with real developments in the energy sector in Africa.

Francis Thakaso
Executive Chairman, Whitehorse Exploration (Pty) Ltd

My meetings were great, made great connections. Thanks for all the hard work.

Jayesh Ranchod
Managing Executive, Energy Cluster, EOH Industrial Technologies & Africa Energy Indaba 2017 Platinum Sponsor

STEAG EOH energy services chose the Africa Energy Indaba as the ideal platform at which to announce their launch into the south African market. In addition to being the platinum sponsor for the event, AEI and Siyenza assisted in making this a hugely successful event by not only providing the right forum, profile and visibility with high profile dignitaries & industry stakeholders, but also by making the complete process smooth and focussed with professional support, organisation and communications. STEAG EOH energy services would like to extend their appreciation and thanks to the organisers for a memorable event.

Dr. Latsoucabé Fall
Regional Manager, Africa Region, World Energy Council, and Member of the AEI Steering Committee

Africa Energy Indaba is growing successfully year over year, in terms of participants, contents and high-level expertise. Flagging together sustainable energy solutions by africans for Africa is the most rewarding engagement for African leaders to be part of this annual forum.

Dave Wright
Oil & Gas Advisor

The Africa Energy Indaba is the must attend energy event for everyone interested in energy matters across Africa. It is always well attended by all sectors involved in energy in many African countries so besides being an excellent opportunity to meet with these people, it is also possible to hear their views and perspectives as they are often included in the panel discussions that are presented at the Indaba.

Maurits Perold
Chief Executive Officer, Green Habitat

You will definitely see us next year or any other potential event this year. I just would like to thank you and Liz and the team. This was the most professional event we have ever been too. Congratulations for hosting such a brilliant event.

Scott Brodsky
Partner, Macfarlanes

Once again the Africa Energy Indaba has proved an invaluable forum for advancing projects and opportunities that are vitally important in keeping the lights on, industry producing, and fuelling continued economic growth in Africa.

Sagie van Niekerk
CEO, Agra

Your system is so efficient, I suggested it to the Australian Embassy for their conference later this year and they are very interested.

David Jarrett
NamPower, Renewable Energies & Systems Integration

Where have you guys been all my life! Thanks for keeping me organised!

Dipka Bhambhani
Director of Communications United States Energy Association

Thank you so much for the opportunity to speak at the Indaba this year. It was such a great conference, and I know we’re all energized and optimistic about the future of energy access on the continent. And, you were amazing, no detail left undone.