Aberdare Cables manufactures and sells a wide range of state of the art products with customer specific adaptation, design capabilities and full technical back-up service. Aberdare Cables prides its self on its ability to identify and satisfy customer needs through development of innovative products; unique, cost effective cable solutions for a wide range of industries. This and their extensive project experience make them the supplier of choice for cable, related accessories and special cable projects.


ACTOM (Pty) Ltd is the largest manufacturer and distributor of electrical equipment in South Africa, employing about 6 000 people and with an annual order intake in excess of R5bn. It is a black empowered company with 33 operating units, 27 production facilities and 28 distribution centres throughout South Africa.


Aurecon provides world-class engineering, management and specialist technical services to government and private sector clients. With more than 6,000 staff and over 80 offices worldwide, Aurecon has a presence in Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Southeast Asia, China, and the Middle East.


Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd, is strategically positioned to meet a broad range of energy and commercial engine solutions in the southern African market. In terms of its electrical generation supply focus as a business, Barloworld Power is responding to two of the most pressing issues facing the private and public sector, both locally and internationally, namely power security, and sustainable energy management.


For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services.



Cennergi aims to be the leading cleaner energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Southern Africa.



Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems.


Energy Exemplar is a leader in the technology of power market modelling. Energy Exemplar’s PLEXOS® for Power Systems (PLEXOS®) is used by independent system operators, regulators, generation companies, transmission companies, consultants and analysts across every region of the world for power market modelling, planning, and portfolio optimization. PLEXOS® is a truly next-generation power market simulator with solution methods based on linear, mixed integer and quadratic optimization.



Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution.



With more than 17 years’ experience, Gamesa is a global technological leader in the wind industry. Its comprehensive response includes the design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of wind turbines, with more than 24,100 MW installed and 16,300 MW under maintenance.


Hatch is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary professional services firm that delivers a comprehensive array of technical and strategic services, including consulting, information technology, engineering, process development, and project and construction management to the Mining, Metallurgical, Energy, and Infrastructure sectors.


The world is undergoing a once-off transition to sustainability. Wind and solar will overtake coal, oil and other fossils as the world’s primary fuels for electricity generation.  Mainstream was set up to lead and accelerate this transition. Our core business is to develop and build wind and solar plant – on land as well as at sea.  We then sell the plant to its natural owners; organisations such as utilities, energy intensive corporations and pension funds.



With more than 1,300 employees MWM GmbH is one of the world's leading providers of highly efficient, eco-friendly cogeneration plants for decentralized energy generation with combined heat and power (CHP). The company, which is based in Mannheim, and was founded by Carl Benz, looks back on 140 years of experience in the development and optimization of gas engines and power generators for natural gas, special gases, and diesel.


OMICRON is an international company serving the electrical power industry with innovative testing and diagnostic solutions. The application of OMICRON products provides users with the highest level of confidence in the condition assessment of primary and secondary equipment on their systems. Services offered in the area of consulting, commissioning, testing, diagnosis, and training make the product range complete.


OSIsoft delivers the PI System, the industry standard in enterprise infrastructure, for management of real-time data and events. With installations in 107 countries spanning the globe, the OSIsoft PI System is used in manufacturing, energy, utilities, life sciences, data centers, facilities, and the process industries. This global installed base relies upon the OSIsoft PI System to safeguard data and deliver enterprise-wide visibility into operational, manufacturing and business data.


SEL partners with customers around the world to ensure the safe, reliable, and economical delivery of electric power. We design, manufacture, and support a complete line of products and services, ranging from generator and transmission protection to distribution automation and control systems. An employee-owned company, SEL’s core values drive the way we view our community, industry, company, and environment.



Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future.



Siemens occupies outstanding positions in many markets. Our actions are driven by market dynamics and therefore also by the requirements of our customers. We want to continually outperform our competitors and, as market leader, set the standards for operating and financial performance in our industries. With a financial target system and the goal of continuous improvement relative to the market and our competitors, One Siemens is providing the framework.


In modern times, keeping electricity on all the time is something that can no longer be taken for granted. We at Southern Power Maintenance are there to do just that – keeping electricity on all the time. Our business offers expertise services and products that are geared towards extending substation primary plant life maintenance.


The Suzlon Group is ranked as the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine supplier, interms of cumulative installed capacity, at the end of 2011. The company’s global spread extends across Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America approaching 20,000 MW of wind energy capacity installed in 28 countries, operations in 33 countries, a workforce of over 13,000.


Technology Integrated Solutions contributes to the success of the Power, Telecommunications and Defence industries by offering a wide range of products and turnkey solutions. This is complimented by providing Network, Testing, Auditing, and Training to our customers.


VPower Africa Electric Power Diesel Generators is a supplier of diesel generators and natural gas electric power generation equipment to the industrial and mining markets. The VPower Generator sets are powered by world leading brands and VPower Group has recognized OEM agreements in place with Komatsu® generators, MTU®(Detroit Diesel) generators, Cummins®diesel generators, Stamford® alternators, Leroy Somer® alternators, ABB® & Siemens® circuit breakers.


ZEST distributes, markets and supports a wide range of electric motors, variable speed drives, transformers and switchgear in sub–Saharan Africa. In addition, the company owns a number of subsidiary companies serving key areas of South Africa’s mining, manufacturing and municipal sectors.


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