Winner announced for AfDB “African Utility of the Future” Competition

Winning company Konexa named during final panel of Africa Energy Form 2020, receiving prize fund of USD $5,000. The competition inspired team-building and innovative ideas to transform current utilities into Advanced, Futuristic, SMART, Sustainable and Agile African Power Utilities. The overarching principle was to create a platform for current and aspiring asset-owners to come up with innovative, realistic, practical and …

Africa Energy Forum: IPP Office Head Tshifhiwa Bernard Magoro and Eskom CEO André de Ruyter to co-chair energy roundtable with investors

For the first time, Eskom CEO André de Ruyter and Tshifhiwa Bernard Magoro, Head of South Africa’s IPP Office will Co-Chair an intimate boardroom on 2 nd November during the Africa Energy Forum. Programme Director of the Forum Shiddika Mohamed commented, “The pair have been in discussion for a number of weeks about the meeting, and have stressed how important …

Africa Energy Forum and AFSIA celebrate winners in 15 categories during the AFSIA Solar Awards 2020

The winners of the Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA) Solar Awards 2020 were unveiled during first-of-its kind online event The inaugural AFSIA Solar Awards, organized in partnership with the Africa Energy Forum (aef), culminated in a grand show streamed online on 29 th October. During this ceremony, the winners of 15 categories were unveiled and celebrated. More than 130 entries …

Exclusive: World’s first long-range wireless transmission project to be presented at Africa Energy Forum

“Emrod’s wireless system is a cost-effective solution for transmitting power across difficult terrain.” The Africa Energy Forum will host a special presentation on 21 st October at 9am (UK time) by EMROD CEO and Founder Greg Kushnir, demonstrating the world’s first ever long-range wireless transmission project, currently operating in New Zealand. EMROD has developed the world’s first commercially viable long-range, …