WATER SAVINGS AT MARIEVALE MILITARY BASE

WATER SAVINGS AT MARIEVALE MILITARY BASE

SEM Solutions were awarded the contract for water management on this site in January 2000 as part of a performance contract with the Department of Public Works in Johannesburg. The aim of the contract was to reduce water consumption and to monitor the consumption...
WATER SAVINGS AT LENZ MILITARY BASE

WATER SAVINGS AT LENZ MILITARY BASE

Lenz Military Base is next to Soweto at Lenasia. The site is about 2 km long and half a km wide. Historically it was used for manufacturing and storing of explosives, a combined exercise between the private sector and the Army. But now all bunkers are empty and...
ELECTRICITY COST SAVINGS AT SABC AUCKLAND PARK

ELECTRICITY COST SAVINGS AT SABC AUCKLAND PARK

BY DR DC ARNDT, SHARED ENERGY MANAGEMENT   ABSTRACT Johnson Controls Facility Management (JCFM) was awarded an energy performance contract at the SABC facility situated in Auckland Park with the task to reduce the electricity bill of South Africa’s National...
The future of solar energy in the South Africa context

The future of solar energy in the South Africa context

By Tiaan Hendriks, National Sales Engineer at SEM Solutions First published in ESI Africa on 6th October 2020  Solar energy has come a long way in the last few years. A decade ago, the global market was not only small, it relied heavily on governmental support and...
Microgrids present ideal platform for wind energy

Microgrids present ideal platform for wind energy

BY: CAMERON MACKAY of ENGINEERING NEWS Published in Engineering News on 2 October 2020 Using microgrids offers an ideal platform for renewable-energy sources, such as wind energy, to be used more extensively, says turnkey energy project solutions provider SEM...