Sponsoring Societies

PES LogoThe Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public. Members of the Power & Energy Society are leaders in this field, and they — and their employers — derive substantial benefits from involvement with this unique and outstanding association.

IAS LogoIEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) focuses specifically on the unique needs of industry and commerce. IAS is a source of professional power to its nearly 14,000 worldwide members. Through a network of over 370 chapters globally, regional events and national and international conferences, the society keeps members abreast of current developments in the area of technology in electricity and electronics. IAS enriches both its individual members and the industry as a whole through the sharing of specific industry-related solutions.

Technical Co-Sponsors

IEEE Kenya LogoThe IEEE Kenya Section is located in Region 8. It was founded in 1982 and has 200+ members with a goal to conduct activities that assist the local IEEE members to enhance their professional careers & communities.

IEEE, through its Board of Directors–endorsed IEEE in Africa Strategy, recognizes the opportunity to assist in cultivating greater engineering capacity to advance technology and innovation. The new Africa Council was approved by the MGA Board in June 2018, and it will be a major step toward the long-term stability and sustainability of IEEE’s support of African engineers. The Council includes all African Sections and Sub Sections that wish to participate, and will ultimately become the focus for much of IEEE’s engagement on the continent.


Smart Village LogoIEEE Smart Village (ISV) has a unique approach to support the world’s energy-impoverished communities by providing a comprehensive solution combining renewable energy, community-based education, and entrepreneurial opportunities. ISV provides seed-funding to carefully selected community entrepreneurs based upon a credible business plan that will impact significant number of people with electricity, education and jobs.

HAC LogoThe IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) provides a suite of resources that inspire and enable IEEE volunteers around the world to carry out and support impactful humanitarian technology and sustainable development activities at the local level. HAC focuses on raising awareness of how technically trained people can contribute, providing training for engagement in humanitarian technology and sustainable development activities, supporting and evaluating projects, and cultivating relationships and leveraging opportunities, so that IEEE can become a leader in the global sustainable development community. The committee reports to the IEEE Board of Directors.

IEEE YP LogoIEEE Young Professionals is the group of IEEE members and volunteers who have graduated from their first professional degree within the past 15 years. It is an international community, whose members are interested in elevating their professional image, expanding their global network, connecting with peers locally and giving back to their community. Since it encompasses all members from recent university graduates to experienced professionals and entrepreneurs, the group is highly diverse in what it has to offer.

Africa CEO / Executive Forum Exclusive Sponsor

IEEE SA LogoIEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) provides a neutral and open environment that empowers innovators – across borders and disciplines – to develop standards and solutions that shape and improve technology for the benefit of industry, society and humanity.

Silver Sponsors

NEI LogoNEI maintains a cross-disciplinary, big-picture perspective while having intimate knowledge of the details when it comes to development, design, construction, and O&M of electrical power infrastructure.

IncSys LogoFor over 30 years, IncSys and PowerData have championed the development and implementation of simulation based solutions for Power System Operators. The industry leading PowerSimulator now gives all Transmission Operators, Balancing Authorities, Reliability Coordinators and Generator Operators affordable access to their own power system model for use in world-class simulations.

Bronze Sponsors

IEEE SA LogoIEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) provides a neutral and open environment that empowers innovators – across borders and disciplines – to develop standards and solutions that shape and improve technology for the benefit of industry, society and humanity.

IEEE R8 WIE LogoIEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering.


Institutional Support

Ministry of Energy LogoThe energy sector in Kenya is managed by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MoEP) which generates policies that are designed to create an enabling environment for efficient operation and growth of the sector. It sets the strategic direction for the growth of the sector and provides a long-term vision for all sector players.

EBK LogoThe Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) is a statutory body established under Section 3(1) of the Engineers Act 2011. The Board has the overall mandate of developing and regulating engineering practice in Kenya. The development and regulation of engineering practice is considered a key component to the achievement of infrastructure foundation under the country Vision 2030 development blueprint.

Marketing Partners

Omicron LogoOMICRON is an international company serving the electrical power industry with innovative testing, monitoring and diagnostic solutions. The application of OMICRON products allows users to assess the condition of the primary and secondary equipment on their systems with complete confidence.

Media Partners

ESI Africa LogoESI Africa – Africa’s leading power and energy journal – 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 both buyers and sellers; facilitating sector stakeholder engagement through key event media partnerships and through our position as host publication of the Clarion Energy Power series worldwide.
Thus, the journal’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 and water transformation to the African and global market.