Towards Ensuring Energy Security in Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa

October 7 – 11, 2024

Johannesburg, South Africa

October 7 – 11, 2024

The IEEE PES/IAS PowerAfrica Conference is a premier event that brings together research scientists, engineers, and practitioners from across the globe to discuss the latest research findings, innovative ideas, and emerging technologies in the power systems sector. This conference is dedicated to addressing the unique challenges and opportunities present on the African continent, focusing on power systems integration, business models, technological advances, policies, and regulatory frameworks.

Scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from October 7 – 11, 2024, the conference aims to serve as a platform for participants from various sectors, including manufacturing, academia, telecommunication, technology companies, and electric utilities. It encourages the sharing of expert-led content, business-driven experiences, and strategic partnerships within the energy industry.

The IEEE PowerAfrica Conference also features a diverse technical program, including exhibitions, tutorials, workshops, keynote speeches, and presentations, all designed to foster action plans and reinforce partnerships post-conference. It targets a wide range of participants, from senior-level representatives and government officials to leaders of industries and international organizations, making it an essential gathering for anyone involved in bringing sustainable energy solutions to Africa.

Important Dates

Paper submission opens
Feb 29, 2024
Paper submission deadline
April 15 May 14, 2024
Notification of acceptance
May 31 June 14, 2024
Invited sessions & workshops submission deadline
May 31, 2024
Camera ready submissions
July 31, 2024
Author registration deadline
August 16, 2024
Conference dates
October 7 – 11, 2024



This conference is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) for 3.0 CPD points.

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