African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) develops and manages private equity infrastructure funds designed to invest long-term institutional unlisted equity in African infrastructure projects.
AIIM actively manages investments in East, West and Southern Africa and has equity under management of USD1.6 billion with a track record extending across six African infrastructure funds.
With offices in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, AIIM has extensive experience spanning a range of infrastructure asset classes and a thorough understanding of the African business environment.
AIIM has one of the most experienced infrastructure transaction execution and management teams in Africa. The depth of knowledge and experience allows us to identify quality investment opportunities, and to apply a disciplined approach to the investment and asset management process.
TGOOD is a global leader in E-House and prefabricated substation solutions with the fastest assembly, delivery
and installation times in the industry.
RENEWABLE ENERGY SUBSTATIONS
Fully integrated prefabricated substations and E-House systems
Best-in-class lead times measured in weeks, not
Modular designs can be skid or trailer mounted for rapid transport
Exceptional weatherproofing with strong condensation and corrosion resistance
ENERCON products are known for their innovative technology, outstanding reliability and excellent returns on investment, worldwide. With its tried and tested drive system, constant technological sophistication and high quality standards, the company has been setting benchmarks in the wind energy industry for over 30 years now.
The product portfolio comprises wind turbines with outputs from 800 to 7,500 kilowatts. Our newest models are the E-141 EP4/4.2 MW and E-103 EP2/2.35 MW with rotors diameter of 141 metres and 103 metres respectively. These models are specifically designed for lower wind sites in order to maximise return on investment. The new turbine design is an outstanding product. Not only does it feature highest quality standards but also maximum efficiency, lower sound emission and reduced project realisation time through optimised production, logistics and installation processes. With regard to quality and cost-effectiveness, ENERCON is providing its customers with a highly sophisticated machine designed to make the fullest use of onshore sites and sites further inland. All ENERCON models boast reliable technology, low maintenance requirements and a long service life, thereby guaranteeing a high level of profitability for customers.
Increasing the diversity of South Africa’s energy production mix is important to mitigate climate change while enhancing supply security. The CSIR aims to help the country achieve an energy-secure and low-carbon national economy.
The organisation develops and implements renewable and alternative energy technologies with a specific focus on innovations in energy storage, system integration and renewable energy technologies, while also contributing to policy formulation and market design.
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is a self-financing national development finance institution whose primary objectives are to contribute to generation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in Africa and to the empowerment of South Africa population, thereby promoting entrepreneurship through the building of competitive industries and enterprises based on sound business principles. IDC is one of the leading financiers in the renewable energy sector and it participates in the development of projects, investment through equity, funding of BEE and BBBEE shareholding and is a provider of senior debt.
G7 Renewable Energies, a South African company based in Cape Town and founded 2008, develops highly competitive grid connected wind farms in South Africa. We use our outstanding skills and experience, in-depth knowledge of the country’s wind resources (SA Mesoscale Wind Atlas from its Director Dr Kilian Hagemann) as well as legal, social, technical and environmental expertise to bring our portfolio of projects commercial fruition. In the process we take care of all the necessary stepping stones – identifying new sites, securing land rights, liaising with local communities, conducting high quality wind measurements, obtaining all required permits and sourcing necessary licenses in order to enable each project to reach financial close and generate sustainable revenues for 20-25 years. G7 has actively contributed through its Director Nicolas Rolland to the strong build-up of SAWEA from 2009 to 2011 with the launch of Windaba, the industry’s premier annual conference. G7 remains strongly supportive of the SAWEA’s efforts through its involvement in various working groups.
Arcus is an environmental consultancy offering environmental impact assessment (EIA) services through our team of Environmental Assessment Practitioners (EAPs) and specialists. We provide an in-house team of bird and bat specialists, consisting of your South African, and International Team. We have extensive experience in the application of our knowledge to the renewable energy industry both in South Africa and internationally. We offer a high quality service throughout the project lifecycle from site feasibility through to operational management and repowering.
The SAISC aims to be the leading facilitator in the development of the steel Construction and related manufacturing sectors in Southern Africa.
We promote steel as the material of choice in construction amongst clients and decision makers through best practice, innovation, education and training, standards, practice aids and advisory services
For over 15 years 3Energy is providing services to renewable energy power plants with currently over 30 wind and solar facilities under contract.
3Energy South Africa is adopting the tried and tested systems and quality control practices of its German operation. These systems and controls are being adapted to fit the South African market requirements. Our involvement in the full lifecycle of renewable energy projects provides a balanced view on the efficient operations and longevity of a power plant.
Our services include construction monitoring, facility management, plant optimization, inspections and repairs
3Energy ensures a proactive and carefully planned approach to pushing the plant output beyond the levels of the minimum guaranteed availability, optimising the performance of the asset and thus deriving the maximum sustainable return for the owner.
Windlab Systems Pty Ltd (“Windlab”) is a global wind energy development company established in 2003 as a spin out from Australia’s premier scientific research institute, the CSIRO. Windlab exclusively owns and utilises a suite of world-leading atmospheric modelling and wind energy prospecting tools to identify and efficiently deliver ready-to-build wind farm sites.
This technological advantage has enabled Windlab to rapidly secure a portfolio of high quality wind farm sites totalling more than 6,500MW of potential capacity across Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Windlab has a strong development portfolio in South Africa, with two projects co-developed by Windlab – Amakhala Emoyeni Phase I and West Coast One – achieving Financial Close in 2013.
ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm, with over 600 practitioners, and 200 years of experience in high-level, complex commercial work. ENSafrica is an independent law firm with fully integrated offices across Southern, West and East Africa and Mauritius. The firm’s focus is on “what’s best for our clients” and striving for excellence, in both offering and service. ENSafrica is committed to providing clients with cost-effective outcomes by ensuring work is done at the right level, and in the manner that best suits clients’ pricing structures. ENSafrica houses the single largest integrated African team of commercially focused specialist environmental lawyers. This capacity, which enables the firm to undertake a multifaceted array of environmental and regulatory compliance work across numerous African jurisdictions, sets ENSafrica apart from other firms. The environmental team also works closely with the firm’s other market-leading areas of expertise, including project development and project finance, and oil and gas.
Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for public and private sector clients globally. With an office network extending across 26 countries, Aurecon has been involved in projects in over 80 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas and employs around 7 500 people throughout 11 industry groups. Aurecon has been a leader in the renewable energy field for more than 10 years with clients benefitting from our technical expertise and advisory services in wind, solar, hydro and bioenergy technologies.
Aurecon has a local team with extensive involvement in South Africa’s REIPP procurement programme, including development services from wind farm design and resource assessments, environmental impact assessments and permitting through to detailed balance of plant design, grid connection support, financing and construction supervision. With a strong local team, backed by international experts, Aurecon is well positioned to deliver the full range of technical and advisory services required for successful development and implementation of wind energy projects.
In addition to local projects, Aurecon is also advising on a number of wind initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa with established offices in many of African countries.