V&A Waterfront

V&A Waterfront’s holistic energy efficiency interventions have helped them achieve a reduction in total consumption of 26% from 2008 till 2015.

Bayside Mall

Their PV installation has resulted in average monthly savings of 11% and up to 17% in summer months.

Peninsula All-Suite Hotel

Ongoing initiatives are resulting in annual savings of up to 19% despite higher occupancy


Energy efficiency is embedded within the KPAs of every business unit, with energy champions from stores, distribution centres and Head Office.


  • Contact Person: Colin Payne
  • Address: 50 Bowwood Road, Claremont
  • Website: www.enersense.org
  • Started in: 2009
  • Location: Cape Town
  • Affiliations:


    • PSG Group – Major Shareholder
    • SAAEE
  • Services:


    • Initial consultations: Yes (lighting only)
    • Preliminary audits: Yes (lighting only)
    • Investment grade audits: Yes (lighting only)
    • Installation: Yes (lighting only - project management of subcontractors)
    • Maintenance: Yes
  • Other relevant Services:


    • Project Development and Management. Access of funding from Eskom (when available)
  • Financial models:


    • Turnkey contract: Yes
    • Shared savings: N/A      
    • Guaranteed savings: N/A
    • Financed contract: N/A
  • Technology:


    • Lighting projects in terms of full services, but will use Eskom processes to acquire funding assistance on any type of intervention, when possible
  • Experience:


    • Old Mutual Refit Cavendish Square, Triangle House and Plein Park. SOP: 280kW, 2011
    • Reference: Andrew Vorster, 083 300 0081

    • Old Mutual Vincent Park, Stellenbosch Square, Knysna Mall: 170kW, 2012 -
    • Reference: Andrew Vorster, 083 300 0081

    • Yum Restaurants (KFC): 1.01 mW, 2013
    • Reference: Johan Vorster
  • Skills:


    • Industrial Engineering, Project Management, Financial Accounting
  • Subcontractors:


    • We assist clients through RFP processes to acquire suitable local suppliers and sub-contractors. We manage those sub-contractors.
  • Monitoring and verification:


    • If the client requires M&V for their personal reasons, we arrange meter installations at their cost.
  • Training for clients:


    • None necessary
  • Project size limitations:


    • Any size
  • Additional information:


    • Enersense believes that the client needs to be given the opportunity to look at efficient lighting retrofits in a holistic manner in order to make the most informed decisions as to how they should implement, rather than lighting suppliers addressing the “low-hanging fruit”.

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