The Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE) is one of 82 chapters of the American Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). The SAEE supports the AEE’s mission to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for sustainable development. The SAEE is committed to increase energy efficiency awareness in its region by encompassing the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas.


SAEE News



31 July 2014

AFRICA’S automotive manufacturing hub in the Eastern Cape, is at the forefront of reducing the country’s carbon footprint.
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30 July 2014

The Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) together with the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE) will be co-hosting the Eastern Cape Green Energy Week.
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09 July 2014

MTN has reaffirmed its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by unveiling Africa’s first Concentrating Solar Cooling System that will power its energy-hungry data centres.
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Convention News



18 August 2014

The SAEE welcomes Energy & Combustion Services Technology Solutions Development (Pty) Ltd as the scholarship sponsor for the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiencys Scholarship Programme.
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18 August 2014

The SAEE welcomes EOH Energy Infrastructure and Services as a bronze sponsor for the 9th Southern African Energy Efficiency Convention on 12-13 November 2014 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
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01 July 2014

The SAEE welcomes IDC as a silver sponsor for the 9th Southern African Energy Efficiency Convention on 12-13 November 2014 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
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Green Hour



15 August 2014

Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass.
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15 August 2014

To date there has been a big outcry against South Africa’s proposed carbon tax because there is no ring fencing of the funds generated, effectively making the tax all stick and no carrot.
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15 August 2014

The 2014 Eco-Logic Awards finalists have been selected.
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The SAEE is a proud chapter of the AEE.