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17 - 20 June 2025 | Cape Town, South Africa


Barcelona, Spain 2024

We're delighted to have welcomed you to aef 2024 in Barcelona, Spain, where the future of Africa's energy landscape takes centre stage! Returning for the 26th year, we eagerly anticipated uniting the continent's key stakeholders, investors, and future leaders at the premier platform for collaboration and innovation in Africa's energy sector.

As we approach a pivotal moment in the industry, the forum focused on "Energy Systems of the Future – Balancing Africa's Needs with Global Goals." aef brought four interactive discussions covering vital areas such as project developments, technology innovations, cross-sector opportunities, and collaborations.

What was New at aef 2024?

  • Industry Debates: Engaging discussions on critical sector issues
  • Breakfast Briefing and Think Tanks: Morning brainstorming sessions
  • Closed-Door Roundtable: Corporate Leadership Roundtable for private sector leaders
  • Tech Innovation Theatre & Boardroom: Featuring the latest sector tech innovations 








Sponsors & Exhibitors



  • I wanted to express my sincere gratitude for your professional support during the recent aef. As an LIA participant, I found the event to be incredibly valuable, and we had the opportunity to connect with several important companies. LIA is considering to be an active part of the next forum, and we look forward to staying in touch. Your assistance and guidance have been instrumental, and we appreciate your continued collaboration. Thank you once again, and I hope to connect with you soon.
    Aymen Alfakhal
    Director of Oil, Gas & Energy Portfolio, Libyan Investment Authority, Libya
  • I just came back to the office today after very good and fruitful conference last week. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to attend. I want to thank you very much for having me as a guest to this important conference. Hope to see you next time.
    Bangaly Maty
    Energy & Infrastructure Adviser to the Prime Minister, Government of Guinea
  • I would like to extend thanks for the warm reception of the participating Egyptian delegation in the Africa Energy Forum, as well as for the wonderful organization of the aforementioned forum.
    Mohamed Abdullah
    Director of Administration, Ministry of Electricity & Renewable Energy, Egypt
  • I would like to extend my thanks to the EnergyNet team for their exceptional organization and support. As always, aef has proven to be an outstanding platform for fostering meaningful conversations and partnerships within the African energy sector. I look forward to the next Africa Energy Forum in Cape Town.
    Aleem Tharani
    Partner, Head of Projects, Energy & Infrastructure (Kenya),Co-Head: Infrastructure Sector Group
  • We, as the KenGen family, take immense pride in having hosted the 2023 Africa Energy Forum in Nairobi, a resounding triumph. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to EnergyNet and all our esteemed sector partners for their invaluable contributions to the success of the inaugural AEF in Africa. The forum provided us with invaluable insights, reaffirming Africa's readiness to lead the vital transition towards green energy."
    Abraham Serem
    Ag. Managing Director and CEO, KenGen
  • EIH is happy to have taken part in the Africa Energy Forum. It gave us the opportunity to network with potential partners and learn about the experience of other countries.
    Meleket Sahlu
    Deputy CEO, Ethiopian Investment Holdings (EIH), Ethiopia
  • “The African Development Bank’s participation at the Africa Energy Forum underscores our commitment to sustained dialogue, collaboration, and partnerships to transform the energy landscape across Africa. In Barcelona, the Bank will showcase initiatives aimed at innovating finance, delivering technical assistance, and mobilizing investments to achieve universal access to modern, affordable, and reliable energy in Africa.”
    Wale Shonibare
    Director - Energy Financial Solutions, Policy & Regulation, African Development Bank
  • Dear aef team, Thanks for all the facilities you provided us during the event, especially the meeting room for his Excellency. This was really appreciated. We enjoyed our time in Barcelona and had great conversations with current and potential partners. Looking forward to meeting you again soon. Best regards
    Philippe Jr. Ossoucah
    Directeur Général, Gabon Power Company, Gabon
  • Dear Gemma, thank you so much, it was a huge pleasure meeting you also was such privilege to be part of that huge event. Promise that will be participating the next ones as schedule dear. Wish you the best and see you in December in Togo.
    H.E. Honourable Abdullahi Dayib
    Director General, National Electricity Authority (NEA), Somalia
  • We would like to warmly thank the organizers for the opportunity to participate in the 26th African Energy Forum last month. It was an enriching experience, full of opportunities to establish new relationships and partnerships. We also enjoyed our stay in Barcelona and hope to be present for the 27th African Energy Forum.
    Olivier Mazaba Ntondele
    Head of Administration, Agence de Régulation du Secteur de l'Electricité (ARSEL), Congo
2024 Photo Gallery

2024 Photo Gallery