Business 

Control plant engineering solutions

Providing Utilities with Operational Technology (OT) and integrated substation Control, Protection, Metering and Communication solutions since 2000

Why we can be entrusted with your network?

Our experienced resources will take due care and diligence to provide you with the best professional engineering services and are registered with the following professional societies:

– Chartered Engineer: CEng MIEI

– Professional Engineer: Pr.Eng ECSA

– Member IEEE: Institute for Electrical Engineers

– Member SAIEE: South African Institute of Electrical Engineers

–  Member SARL: South African Radio League

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Services we provide:

Consulting Services

As Owners Engineer for the Control, Protection, Metering and Communication technologies in substation projects, our experienced resources will ensure all the required components are considered in the project scope, specified correctly and supervised during the commissioning. By combining all these technology areas, we provide you with an all inclusive service.

Business Analysis Services

With our experience in the Utility business, we provide business analysis services, development of business cases, cost estimates and procurement assistance to float and implement your Operational Technology (OT) projects.

Project Resourcing

For large scale project implementations we provide experienced resources to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to focus on the common project goal and ensure the successful project delivery.

Online Services

Our online telemetry, automated meter reading and IoT solutions provides you with real-time visibility of your network and condition of your plant, to enable you to proactively manage your network and resources.

Engineering and Meter Verification Services

To support EPC contractors with fast and effective project deployment, we provide engineering, design, installation and commissioning services with our experience in multiple OEM products.
Conduct on-site verification of the accuracy of meter installations and measure and verify energy savings.

Network Performance Services

Since the performance of your network is critical for your business, we provide performance analysis, network fault studies and protection grading co-ordination services to ensure your network functions optimally.

Contact us for your next substation project that requires experienced resources to manage the implementation of the Control, Protection, Metering and Communication technologies.

Our project experiences

EMS solutions

Engineer on various Energy Management Systems (EMS) implementation projects in Southern Africa including Eskom’s National Control Centre upgrade; Regional Control Centre of Electricidade de Moçambique in Maputo; Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP) EMS in Harare. The SAPP implementation involved the integration with three neighbouring countries Control Centres.

DMS Solutions

Technical lead engineer for the upgrade of Eskom’s Regional Control Centres (DMS) in South Africa. This included the upgrade of the security to align with international practices for Critical Infrastructure Protection, upgrade of the Telemetry front-end and SCADA Application back-end servers and integration with Eskom GIS and IT business layer.

OMS solutions

Business Analyst for the engineering and procurement phase of the Eskom Outage Management System (OMS) replacement project to analyse the business requirements and to prepare the technical specifications.

Substation Control and Protection

Member of the Engineering consultancy team for the control and protection parts of various substation projects in Botswana. Responsibilities included the preparation of the technical specifications, technical evaluation, review of the designs and supervision of works during the implementation and commissioning.

Automated metering reading

Implemented numerous automated meter reading (AMR) and check metering solutions. Customers includes Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM); the Mozambique Transmission Company (Motraco); South 32’s Mozal plant; Hydroelectricity de Cahora Bassa (HCB) and various industrial customers and campus networks.

Meter Verification

Conducted many on-site verification of the accuracy of metering installations, including the meters and testing of the CTs & VTs. Customers includes the Mozambique Transmission Company (Motraco); South 32’s Mozal plant; Hydroelectricity de Cahora Bassa (HCB) and various industrial customers.

Communication

Lesotho Highlands Development Authority LHDA Phase 2 Project: Lead engineer for the provision of bulk telecommunication capabilities during phase 2 of the project. This project includes all communication systems required for the operation of the LHDA power network including all new substations added and telemetry of the substations and water telemetry.