28 Jan 2016

AES climbs to new heights

AES Associated Energy Services (Pty) Ltd. AES climbs to new heights with SGS ISO certification – It is with great enthusiasm that we announce that AES has received its ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification; the Quality, Environment and Health & Safety management systems certificates respectively. This follows the recent audit of AES’s business by SGS. “This is an immense achievement for AES and is a great reflection on everyone’s individual dedication but most especially the full team […]
8 Apr 2016

Contract Energy Management

Associated Energy Services (AES) has a track record spanning three decades in the Contract/Outsourced Energy Management (CEM) market. AES became the local market leader in combustion based Contract Energy Management following its initial pioneering work done on the concept of outsourced energy plant operation with specific focus on steam generation and supply. Since 1996, AES has steadily grown its client base to include numerous multinational and corporate clients covering a broad spectrum of industries including food, textile, metal, paper, timber, chemical […]
12 Jan 2018

Carbon Tax Bill Revised Draft – Participation Needed

I believe that industry participation is critical in order to ensure that the proposed Carbon Tax legislation for South Africa is relevant and applicable to operations in the South African market place.  The revised draft of the Carbon Tax bill issued for public comment in late December 2017, certainly provides greater definition to areas that were rather rudimentary in the earlier draft/s, however industry needs to ensure that the opportunities presented in the legislative process, allowing stakeholder input are utilised […]
15 Mar 2018

Carbon Tax Hearings in Parliament

The hearings into the proposed carbon tax bill took place on the 13th March 2018 at Parliament and in general the main feedback received centered on concerns that business competitiveness, production prices and employment numbers would all be impacted negatively in the currently proposed format.  General consensus is that since electricity generation accounts for roughly half of SA’s greenhouse gas emissions and is exempt in the initial phase of roll out, the Integrated Resource Plan for electricity and a carbon […]