2021 – The African Power & Energy Elites

New Release: The African Power & Energy Elites 2021

After nearly 10 months in production, based on nominations from the industry, this annual journal celebrates those who are driving the modern Africa energy sector forward. This year we have a number of inspiring leader and projects on show, projects driven by visionary innovators.

African Power & Energy Elites 2021: Preface

When you peel back the layers of complexity that have masked simple truths, the reasons why we have chosen our respective paths, you regain the balance and drive of rediscovering exactly where you need to go. For many reading this, it is to electrify each and every household on the African continent in ways that are affordable and sustainable.

Going digital to increase security and revenue

If revenue collection from electricity sales continues to fall in light of the ongoing pandemic, the impact could be devastating, says Conlog.

Over 1 million prepaid meters for Umeme

Uganda’s main electricity distribution company Umeme, like so many others across the continent, has faced numerous challenges over the years.

Facilitating green home ownership

The Absa Eco Home Loan, launched in partnership with Balwin Properties, makes buying and owning a green home possible for South Africans.
Micro-utilities and demand response in Nigeria

Micro-utilities are changing the urban model

Rensource Energy seeks to bridge the energy gap faced by Nigerian MSMEs by deploying solar-hybrid captive power solutions.

Small hydro electrifies rural Kenya

Magiro Power is a small hydropower company located in Muranga County just to the north of the capital Nairobi in central Kenya.
Mokoloki solar grid in rural Nigeria

Connecting rural Nigeria

A mini-grid project comprising 100kW solar PV, 192kWh battery energy storage and 88kW diesel backup provides energy to rural Nigeria community, Mokoloki.
Sierra Leone solar installation.

Connecting Sierra Leone through solar mini-grids

The Government of Sierra Leone developed a strategy for the participation of the private sector in the deployment of solar mini-grid systems.
Havenhill solar project in Nigeria

Solar bolsters public-private partnership

Through a private-public partnership, Havenhill Synergy Limited and the Rural Electrification Agency intend to end blackouts in Nigeria.
Rift Valley Energy Energy Mwenga wind farm

Seasonal wind power critical to rural Tanzania

Rift Valley Energy acquired support from a wide range of stakeholders to bring the 2.4MW Mwenga wind project into realisation in Tanzania.

Leaders