Recently Completed Projects

Energy Poverty


SALGA renewable energy and energy efficiency strategy
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energy strategy for local government
Tackling Urban Energy Poverty in South Africa
The objective of this project was to contribute towards improving the energy welfare of the urban poor in South Africa.
Municipal Revenue Impact from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The objective was to calculate the impact of customer energy efficiency and embedded PV on municipal revenue.

City Energy Support Unit
A Low Carbon and Sustainable Development Future for South African Cities (through SEA's City Energy Support Unit - CESU)

Planning and Mobility


Management of the Cape Town Energy Future Vision and Action Plan update process
This project supports the City of Cape Town in developing an Energy 2040 vision.
SALGA renewable energy and energy efficiency strategy
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energy strategy for local government
Promoting Low-Carbon Development in the Cape Town Central City Development Strategy
The project set out to develop a detailed low carbon programmatic development path to augment the current Central City Development Strategy such that it supports Cape Town’s Energy and Climate Change Action Plan in partnership with other organisations that strengthen the principle of cooperation, both between the key organisations and those involved in the broad arena of climate change.
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Settlements Advisor
SEA was appointed as an energy efficiency and sustainability settlements advisor to the national Department of Human Settlements (DHS) as the department sought to integrate energy efficiency, particularly solar water heating and sustainability within the low-income housing sector.
City of Cape Town Data Development
The objective was to update the State of Energy Report and Energy Futures scenarios.
City Energy Support Unit
A Low Carbon and Sustainable Development Future for South African Cities (through SEA's City Energy Support Unit - CESU)

Sustainable Energy Development


Management of the Cape Town Energy Future Vision and Action Plan update process
This project supports the City of Cape Town in developing an Energy 2040 vision.
SALGA renewable energy and energy efficiency strategy
Development of energy efficiency and renewable energy strategy for local government
Tackling Urban Energy Poverty in South Africa
The objective of this project was to contribute towards improving the energy welfare of the urban poor in South Africa.
Solar PV programme initiation in Cape Town, eThekwini and Ekurhuleni
This project supported three municipalities in advancing their solar PV embedded generation objectives.
Municipal Revenue Impact from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The objective was to calculate the impact of customer energy efficiency and embedded PV on municipal revenue.

Modelling energy efficiency potential in municipal owned facilities of the nine SACN member cities
The project entailed analysing the potential energy savings that can be realised from energy efficiency in municipal facilities and operations in the nine South African Cities Network (SACN) member cities.
Mass solar water heater (SWH) rollout support for Cape Town
To increase the sale of SWHs in the mid-high income residential sector in Cape Town.
City Energy Support Unit
A Low Carbon and Sustainable Development Future for South African Cities (through SEA's City Energy Support Unit - CESU)