Earn an ECSA CPD credit for taking an international energy exam

The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) has granted one Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) Continued Professional Development (CPD) credit for persons taking the international Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) examinations to attain international certification status as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM®), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA®), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP®), and…

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Practical energy management training for City of Cape Town facility managers

The City of Cape Town has a holistic approach to implementing energy efficiency in its buildings. They have embarked on a journey where they have ensured the implementation of smart meters and developed a data monitoring system coupled with energy efficiency interventions. Training of key employees was critical in ensuring the sustainability of the programme.…

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International Certified energy professionals recognised

At the Energy Training Foundation’s (EnTF) annual Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certification Ceremony held in November 2014 another group of energy professionals received international recognition in the energy efficiency fraternity. South Africa boasts with 530 Certified Professionals in the Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), Certified…

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Renewable Energy Professional training going carbon neutral

The Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) will be hosting its second Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP) training programme at the carbon neutral Hotel Verde in Cape Town from 14-17 October 2014. A tour of the hotel explaining the green aspects will be hosted on the 13th of October followed by a welcoming networking function where delegates…

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Energy Training Foundation secures training facility in Pretoria

A memorable milestone for the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) as 2016 marked the launch of the first training event at the EnTF’s own premises. Early in 2016, the EnTF secured a training facility in Persequor Technopark in Lynnwood, Pretoria where all future Gauteng-based training will be hosted. Training Manager, Izelle Bosman who has her Masters…

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Eagerly awaited ISO energy management standard published

The long-awaited launch of International Standard ISO50001 on 15 June 2011 is likely to add further impetus to the energy management momentum that is building in South Africa. Energy is one of the most critical challenges facing the international community and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) estimates that the standard could have a positive…

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Integrating mentorship and training for ultimate skills development

A programme which equips students to become fully fledged qualified energy professionals towards international and local qualification status. The Limpopo Department of Economic Development and Tourism (LEDET) embarked on a journey to uplift previously disadvantaged students from the Province of Limpopo with the objective to incorporate the skills acquired to implement the province’s Green Strategy.…

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