Meet Africa's most inspiring leaders and power industry players. Through collaboration and innovation, we're committed to tackling the most pressing energy-related issues and shaping the future of Africa's energy sector.
Enlit Africa is more than just an energy event - it is a community that collaborates and innovates year-round to solve the most pressing energy-related issues.
We work with these forward-thinking industry associations and institutions so we can have a strong mix of representatives that reflect, and can elaborate on, today’s African energy transition challenges. Find below our Industry Partners to learn how they are involved with Enlit Africa and how you can get in touch with them.
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The City of Cape Town has one vision: to be a City of Hope for all – a prosperous, inclusive and healthy city where people can see their hopes of a better future for themselves, their children and community become a reality. The City of Cape Town wants Cape Town to be living proof that a better life is possible for all — especially the least well off — in South Africa.
The DMRE’s aim is to develop a mineral resources and energy sector that promotes economic growth and development, social equity and environmental sustainability. Their vision: to be a leader in the transformation of South Africa through economic growth and sustainable development in the mining and energy sectors.
The DMRE is on a mission to regulate, transform and promote the minerals and energy sectors, providing sustainable and affordable energy for growth and development, and ensuring that all South Africans derive sustainable benefit from the country’s mineral wealth.
Eskom is one of the few remaining vertically integrated utilities connected to the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) through an interconnected grid, which serves to support grid stability. Eskom relies on SADC members to maintain sufficient and reliable transmission grids in their countries.The DMRE is on a mission to regulate, transform and promote the minerals and energy sectors, providing sustainable and affordable energy for growth and development, and ensuring that all South Africans derive sustainable benefit from the country’s mineral wealth.
ESI Africa – Africa’s trusted power, energy and utility multimedia platform – is positioned as an impartial industry mouthpiece, delivering the latest technical developments, breaking news and analysis in both print and digital formats.
Since 1996, ESI Africa has presented unique market opportunities to buyers and sellers, facilitating sector stakeholder engagement through key event media partnerships and our position as the official Host Media publication of Enlit Africa.
Thus, the brand’s various routes to market are expertly primed to build a bridge between readers and solution providers as ESI Africa sifts through the daily noise and delivers the tale of Africa’s energy, power, utility and water transformation to the African and global market.
GreenCape is a non-profit organisation that drives the widespread adoption of economically viable green economy solutions from the Western Cape. We work with businesses, investors, academia and government to help unlock the investment and employment potential of green technologies and services, and to support a transition to a resilient green economy.
A division of Wesgro, the bureau promotes Cape Town & the Western Cape Province as a premier destination for business events such as conferences, conventions, incentives, corporate meetings trade fairs and exhibitions.
South African Tourism is the tourism marketing arm of the South African government. Simply put, our job is to promote the country domestically and internationally, whether for leisure, business or events tourism.
South African Tourism has made great strides in introducing and marketing South Africa not only to our own people but also, since the dawn of our democracy in 1994, to the world.
The Western Cape Government creates laws for and provides services to the people of the Western Cape. We work closely with the national government and municipalities in the Western Cape to ensure that the citizens of the province have access to the services, facilities and information they need. We are committed to delivering an open opportunity society for all.
Atlantis is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, 40 km north of the Cape Town Central Business District. This suburb of Cape Town along the west coast of South Africa has a total population of 67 491 residents and there are three major languages spoken here: Afrikaans (79.5%), English (9.4%) and IsiXhosa (7.7%).
The manufacturing sector is the leading contributor to the Atlantis GDP with 44.16% and out of all sectors, employs the most people (36% of the Atlantis population work in manufacturing). Other sectors with significant contributions to the Atlantis GDP are: the finance, insurance, real estate and business services, wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation.
With its in-depth knowledge of operating on the African continent, Frost & Sullivan can quantify risks and opportunities, making targeted recommendations on how to mitigate the former and take advantage of the latter. This local context is combined with a global perspective on risk, innovation and growth derived from a team of over 1,200 analysts and consultants, who are based in 45 offices across the globe.
SAESA is the leading national voice that advocates and advances the energy storage industry.
SAESA facilitates business and enhances members’ brand—with meetings, annual conferences, and SAESA’s Thought Leadership Program. ESA members also meet throughout the year and at the annual Meeting of the Members to learn about SAESA’s activities, share insights, and network.
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF or Facility) is an international organisation hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Facility is dedicated to providing legal advice and technical assistance to African countries in the structuring and negotiation of complex commercial transactions, creditor litigation and other related sovereign transactions. The ALSF also develops and proposes innovative tools for capacity building and knowledge management. (www.alsf.academy) Membership to the ALSF is open to all sovereign nations and international organizations or institutions.
The APUA is the Association of Power Utilities of Africa. It is a continental, non-profit organization that brings together power utility in Africa as well as African or foreign organizations whose activities contribute to the development of the African electricity sector. It was created in 1970. Its headquarters is in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. It was known as the Union of Producers, Transporters and Distributors of Electrical Power of Africa (UPDEA)
A U.S. Government-led partnership, Power Africa convenes the collective resources of the private sector, international development organizations, and governments from around the world to increase energy access and to end energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
EEP Africa provides early-stage grant and catalytic financing to innovative clean energy projects, technologies and business models in 15 countries across Southern and East Africa. Project financing is supplemented by technical support, investment facilitation and knowledge sharing.
Divaine Growth Solutions is an exclusively female owned business, providing business solutions to its partners, clients and subcontractors and an energy solutions provider in South Africa.
Divaine Growth Solutions provides renewable energy projects with the energy engineering supplies, project services, and offers desalination processes whereby they remove salt from water for household consumption. They also provide smart advice and expert end-to-end support, delivering utility infrastructure and connection projects to the highest standard.
Formed in 2017, Black Energy Professionals Association exists to represent and champion the specific interests of black people with the aim to achieve radical economic transformation of the Energy sector in South Africa. To execute this, BEPA members are enabled to act collectively and collaboratively on matters of mutual interest and concern, optimising the implementation of the projects and opportunities in the energy sector.
SAREBI turns entrepreneurs into better business people. We focus on development of entrepreneurs in the clean tech sector. We provide a range of support services that serves to open up markets and improve enterprise skills in these sectors.
Based in Rome, Enel Foundation endorses the promotion of multi flag capacity building programs, training, and dissemination initiatives regarding the power sector, socioeconomics, sustainable development, and innovation issues, at the crossroads of climate change and energy transition with a special focus on social sciences, policy & regulation, and technologies. An endeavour also committed to bridging the gap between the academic and the corporate world, bringing together universities, public and private research bodies, businesses, associations, et al.
IHA represents organisations committed to the responsible and sustainable development and operation of hydropower. Operating in over 120 countries, their members include leading hydropower owners and operators, developers, designers, suppliers and consultants. Around a third (450 GW) of global installed hydropower capacity is directly managed and operated by IHA membership.
GOGLA is the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry. We are proud to champion one of the world’s most innovative and impactful sectors. GOGLA works with governments, development partners, investors, research institutions, media and other stakeholders as the ‘go to’ organisation to learn about and connect with this pioneering industry. With 200+ members across the globe, we exist to accelerate the growth of immediate, affordable, localised electricity.
A net zero Africa, with a diversified and sustainable economy able to provide all of its citizens with the desired quality of life, will need to embrace the green transformation that is now underway across the globe. Go Green Africa is starting this journey in Cape Town, with an initial focus on the e-mobility sector and the huge opportunity that it holds to drive this transition.
SAIEE is a Professional Voluntary Association Institute for Members of the Electronic Engineering community. Membership of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) is open to anyone involved in the technical aspects of electrical engineering.
Cigfaro aim to be a leading professional body for the continuous development and capacitation of finance and governance practitioners in the public sector, while their mission is to urther the Interests of Practitioners in the Financial and Governance related areas:- To be a Financially sustainable leading professional body, Advising members, institutions, commissions and other bodies, Harnessing and development of knowledge within the Public Sector,Training and upskilling of members,To deliver practical capacity building initiatives, To inculcate ethical behaviour within finance professionals, To promote the image and corporate branding of the Institute.
Founded in 1997, SARPA promotes the exchange of information and finding of solutions in protecting the income and assets of utilities against pilfering, misapplication and misappropriation.
The COGTA Ministry comprises of the Department of Cooperative Governance and the Department of Traditional Affairs. Key elements and Constitutional foundations of CoGTA’s mandate:, System of Cooperative Government (Chapter 3 of the Constitution),Provinces (Chapter 6 of the Constitution) ,Local Government (Chapter 7 of the Constitution), Traditional Leaders (Chapter 12 of the Constitution)
The STS Association, as the custodian of the STS prepayment metering technology standard was founded in 1997. The key operational objectives of the association are to maintain the necessary infrastructure; promote the technology internationally and further develop the standard to meet emerging international demands for additional functionality. The Association ensures interoperability between system components from different manufactures of prepayment meter and vending systems by accrediting and maintaining a list of test laboratories that ensure compliance to STS standards. The Association manages the availability of encrypted vending keys to manufacturing members via its key management centres, and ensures consistent use of manufacturer identity codes as well as meter serial numbers.
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