Independent Engineering – South Africa

  Client:  Biotherm Location:  Dassiesklip Project size:  27MW (9 Sinovel SL 3000 3MW) Period:  2013-2015 Work – Design review – Construction monitoring (monthly reporting) – Grid Compliance verification before Commercial Operation Date – Facility Power Curve assessment (1 year after COD)

Lender’s Technical Advisory – South Africa

  Client:  Innowind (EDF subsidiary in South Africa) Bank: ABSA Capital, IDC Location:  Chaba, Grassridge and Waainek, South Africa Project size:  Chaba (21MW), Grassridge (61.5MW), Waainek (24MW) Period:  2013-2017 Work – Energy yield assessment – Design & technology review – Grid code compliance review – PPA review – EPC and O&M review/negotiation – Financial Model[…]

Owner’s Engineer Services for the Kathu 75MW Solar Tracking PV Facility

  Country:  South Africa Period:  2013 Work 3E worked together with Aurecon as an owner’s engineer for a 75MW Solar PV facility near Kathu in South Africa. Tasks included: – Design review – Supervision of solar PV generation facilities construction deployed on site as appropriate. – Inspections and quality control. – Tests controls on behalf[…]

Feasibility Study for Siyathemba 5GW Solar Corridor

  Country:  South Africa Period:  2012 – Ongoing Work 3E worked in association with in association with Aurecon, Webber Wentzel and Ernst and Young for a detailed feasibility study (to almost bankable level) and design of solar park and corridor for the Central Energy Fund (of South Africa). Actual services provided by 3E consisted on:[…]

De Aar I&II wind farm

  Country:  South Africa Period:  2016 – 2017 Work 3E has been contracted by Mulillo, one of the main wind farm and PV plant developer and operator in South Africa, to act as Independent Engineer with Duty of Care toward Eskom, the grid operator, to monitor the construction of the 240MW projects. The assignment includes[…]

Wesley – Lender’s Technical Advisory

  Country:  South Africa Period:  2016 – 2017 Work Nedbank selected 3E to act as Lender’s Technical Advisor for the 33MW Wesley wind farm in the Eastern Cape Province. The scope of work includes the long term energy yield assessment, the Vestas EPC and O&M contract review, as well as the design review and the[…]