Case Study : Simonstown East Dockyard

Size: 65800 m2 | Client: DPW


Energy Audit done : Energy Auditing by SEM
Implementation done : Installation by SEM
Contract Type: Shared Savings contract


Project Details

  • Commencement of audit: 1998
  • Completion of installation: 1998
  • End of Shared Savings contract: March 2009

Savings & Interventions

Energy Rand Savings: 
Energy Consumption Savings: 42%
Energy Demand Savings: 26%

Energy Interventions:
  • Co-generation utilising existing alternator
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Ripple control system (central max. demand control)
  • A/C operating hours optimisation
  • A/C RH control optimisation
  • Repair of compressed air leaks
  • Lighting de-lamping
  • Lighting retrofit
  • Metering & demand interval change
  • Remote monitoring


Contact Details

Location of project: Simonstown, Cape Town
Contact person: Mr. C. Wallem (Dept of Public Works)
Telephone: 021 402 2231
Telefax number: 021 419 4099




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