As part of the World Energy Day celebrations, we put young minds in Africa to task through a Youth innovation challenge to further push the energy agenda. World Energy Day Foundation, seeks to involve the youth between the age of 21- 30 in an innovation challenge that aims to bring together young people from different parts of Africa to come up with projects that are related to the conference Theme, in the following.




Manufacturing & Processing

Energy Efficiency


Renewable energy

Monitoring & Control

Environmental Management

Information Technology

The winners of the Youth Innovation Challenge, walk away with different prizes including Internship and mentorship opportunities, incubation of ideas and commercialization, and cash prizes.

Why does the Youth Innovation Challenge happen?

It provides a platform for the youth to innovate and showcase their ideas that give solutions to modern social problems providing an inclusive environment in which the youth can take part in the energy space. We believe that tapping into this resource is crucial for the future of energy.