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The Global Smart Energy Elites, is an annual publication recognising a selection of leaders and projects that are at the helm of the global smart energy revolution.

Your nominations should highlight leaders and innovative projects from around the world, and demonstrate the use of cutting-edge technology and critical thinking, which is propelling utility systems into the 21st century.

Project and personality nominations are open to the whole global smart energy value chain, and all nominations will be vetted by an external Advisory Board.

Nomination categories

The nomination categories for the 2019 edition include:

  • Personality profile
  • Project: AMI & smart metering
  • Project: Data & Analytics
  • Project: Cybersecurity
  • Project: Billing and customer engagement
  • Project: Utility transformation
  • Project: Smart water
  • Project: Smart gas
  • Project: Demand response
  • Innovation of the year


You can preview the 2017/18 edition below:

A unique opportunity

The projects and the people highlighted in The Global Smart Energy Elites will be indispensable reading for the modern utility directors seeking to embrace change. To successfully adapt, utilities will need new technology, new ideas and new partners to be successful. We have therefore created sponsorship packages which can be taken within each of the project categories outlined above. To find out more about the exclusive sponsorship opportunities contact Graham Emeric on +27 76 375 3278 or e-mail

Editorial queries

For any general publication or editorial queries, please contact Ashley Theron-Ord, Editor of The Global Smart Energy Elites.


Please note that nominations close at midnight on Friday, 20 April 2018 - those selected to feature will do so under non-commercial terms.