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The Africa Energy Forum is the global investment conference & exhibition for Africa’s energy, infrastructure & industrial sectors. Under the overarching theme “Investment & Impact,” the Africa Energy Forum’s 2020 programme will put sustainable development and the impact of power projects under the spotlight.


The Africa Energy Forum (aef) takes place online this year as part of the Digital Energy Festival. There are two types of ticket, a basic pass and an all-access pass - details can be found below. All aef festival-goers will have access to all open content taking place during the Digital Energy Festival. Online registration will launch soon


The month-long digital aef will cover all our traditional project-focused content including; country spotlights, topical broadcasts, masterclasses, fireside chats and investment & impact working groups.

Attend masterclasses in digital innovation, limited number roundtables, technology demos, an industry quiz and fireside chats with experts from across the continent. Hear how your colleagues and competitors are building more resilient businesses in response to COVID, and gain an insight into the latest technologies being deployed by in line with the 5th Industrial Revolution.


Additional details:

This year, the ‘Digital Energy Festival’ unites the Africa Energy Forum, the Oil & Gas Council, African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa under one banner, bringing you Africa’s largest, all-encompassing digital energy platform. Experts representing upstream oil and gas, power, energy, manufacturing, trade and mining will deliver critical business updates and information for Africa’s energy professionals, helping you stay at the forefront of innovation as Africa looks ahead to the 5th Industrial Revolution.

Access a world of content and AI-powered networking through intimate board rooms, fireside chats, digital dialogues, coffee mornings, online awards, country spotlights, masterclasses, digital-education, certified learning, online sales and lead generation via the digital marketplace. 

Six weeks – four events – one platform – all at a click of your mouse.

The Digital Energy Festival comprises the following market-leading events and publications:


  • Africa Energy Forum
  • African Utility Week
  • Oil & Gas Council
  • Smart Energy International
  • PEI
  • ESI-Africa
  • Renewable Energy World
  • Hydro Review
  • Mining Review Africa

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About Energynet Africa

EnergyNet seeks to connect businesses and promote investment in the African power sector. Our investment meetings include the Africa Energy Forum and the Powering Africa: Series- high-level, interactive dialogues which take place across Africa, the USA and Asia. Find out about our latest events, programme and speaker updates and details on how to register.

We work with 23 different governments and national utilities to facilitate investment summits where international investors can build relationships with credible African public sector stakeholders to advance access to power. 

Best known for the Africa Energy Forum, EnergyNet also produces the Regional Energy Summit in Senegal and the Powering Africa Summit in Miami, as well as our Latin America meetings Latin America & Caribbean Gas Conference in Peru and Latin America Energy Forum in Miami.

Our meetings gather the experts from the public and private sector to uncover investment opportunities, take stock of project developments and debate the critical issues affecting the energy sectors of emerging markets.

Our team spend over 220 days a year travelling to meet stakeholders across Africa, so relationships and investor insights are both our business and our passion.