Established in 1999, 3E is an independent consultancy service and software product company. We provide solutions to improve renewable energy system performance, optimize energy consumption and facilitate grid and market interaction. 3E guides customers towards high standard economically optimized solutions in wind energy, solar energy, sustainable building and site optimization, power infrastructure and energy markets. At the crossroads between research and the market, we pursue the latest innovations to provide leading energy intelligence and practical solutions to our customers. The company is certified ISO 9001:2008 since early 2010 and is focused on providing reliable and trusted results in all its activities. 3E has worked on projects in more than 30 countries and operates with an international team of over 100 experts from its headquarters in Brussels and offices in Toulouse, Beijing, Istanbul and Cape Town.
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.
African Clean Energy Developments (Pty) Limited (“ACED”) is a South African registered company dedicated to the development of renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The business, with dedicated staff members based in Cape Town, has been in operation for over 5 years. ACED has made significant progress in establishing a platform for the development of renewable energy assets in South Africa over the long term and its portfolio is in excess of 1,500MW of wind and solar projects.
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.
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.
ArcVera Renewables leads their renewable energy clients to confident decisions and maximum advantage by delivering accurate and trustworthy insights backed by advanced technical expertise and decades of global experience. ArcVera Renewables provides high-quality technical services for wind and solar energy across the project-lifecycle. Our team of atmospheric scientists, data analysts, and engineers are known for their expertise, precision, and reliability
Arup is an independent, global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Globally we comprise 11,000 staff, located in more than 90 offices, working in 38 countries and have an annual turnover in excess of $1bn. In Africa, we have over 700 staff located in our South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Kenya and Ghana offices. We have provided engineering and technical advisory services associated with over 100GW of generation capacity across 20 countries.
We have extensive local and international wind energy experience across all project stages and are recognised as one of the leading consultants in the South African Renewable Energy Sector.
Arup are currently providing wind energy consultancy services in South Africa in partnership with ESB International.
ESB International (ESBi) is a leading engineering, strategy and project management consultancy that has been serving the global electricity sector for over 35 years. Owned by Ireland’s state electricity utility ESB, we have extensive experience in the turnkey development, construction and operation of wind energy facilities worldwide.
ESBI have the experience and track record in wind (20yr, 400MW constructed, 35 projects, 2000MW DD), the unique insight as an International Engineering Consultancy which is part of the Irish Energy Utility
Utility background (Programme/ Portfolio Delivery)
Asset owner and developer (BOO Build Own Operate)
Mandate to develop a market share of wind engineering services in SA supported by our SA office and Irish base (1000 staff/550 engineers)
Our combined experience and capability means we are able to provide a comprehensive and robust service to our clients at every stage of the wind project development process.
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.
BioTherm Energy (Pty) Limited is one of South Africa’s leading renewable energy developers. As one of South Africa’s first independent power producer (IPP), BioTherm has embarked on delivering clean, renewable energy to South Africa with a series of wind and solar farms in the Eastern, Western and Northern Cape provinces.
Building Energy is a global company operating as Global Integrated IPP in the Renewable Energy Industry, which produces electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro and biomass. The company sells electricity under long-term revenue contracts that ensure sustainable value for customers, shareholders and communities. Building Energy maintains an active development program to discover new and innovative power-generation opportunities in order to increase its production base and create value for all shareholders and stakeholders.
Cennergi (Pty) Ltd., is a 50:50 joint venture between South African-based diversified resources company Exxaro Resources Limited (Exxaro) and The Tata Power Company Limited (Tata Power), of India, through its subsidiary Khopoli Investments Limited.
Cennergi is based in South Africa and will focus on the, development, ownership, operation, maintenance, acquisition and management of electricity generation assets in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. The initial project pipeline focuses on renewable energy projects in South Africa and Cennergi’ s strategy is to create a balanced portfolio of diverse generation assets.
The Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA) has represented the local copper industry in southern Africa since 1962 and now promotes copper usage throughout Africa. The CDAA’s head office is based in Johannesburg and, on behalf of its members, the organisation is committed to advancing and expanding the use of copper and copper alloys throughout Africa. The CDAA, through continuous projects and trials, facilitates the adoption of downstream products, and the uses and benefits of copper across a plethora of industries.
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.