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Claude Peters

Managing Director

+27 (0)21 851 0685
cpeters@renenergy.co.za

082 579 6509

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Eric Mekel

Strategic Development

+27 (0)21 851 0685
eric@renenergy.co.za

083 261 6205

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Jean-Roux Heyns

Chief Operations Officer

+27 (0)21 851 0685
jheyns@renenergy.co.za

076 568 4803

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Tommie Prins

Head of Engineering

+27 (0)21 851 0685
tprins@renenergy.co.za

071 411 4650

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Anèl Peters-Arendse

Office Manager

+27 (0)21 851 0685
anel@renenergy.co.za

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Elmari Hüsselmann

Sales & Admin Manager

+27 (0)21 851 0685
elmari@renenergy.co.za

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Johan Pool

Project Electrician

+27 (0)21 851 0685
jpool@renenergy.co.za

083 457 9032

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Rodney Barkhuysen

Technician

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rodney@renenergy.co.za

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Jurgens Daniel

Project Electrical Engineer

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Damien Baker

(UK)

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Jacques Malan

Project Electrician

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Piet Van Zyl

Business Development

+27 (0)21 851 0685
piet@renenergy.co.za

082 775 8573

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Stompie Kloppers

TECHNICIAN

+27 (0)21 851 0685
stompiekloppers@gmail.com

071 411 4653

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Claude Peters

Managing Director

20 years of senior management experience, mainly in the agricultural and export sector. In 2011 Claude joined forces with RenEnergy UK with the mission to establish a quality Renewable Energy Company in Southern Africa. After spending 16 years abroad he moved back to South Africa in 2012 to establish and manage RenEnergy Africa.

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Eric Mekel

Strategic Development

Eric has been in the business sector for the past 25 years. In 1990 he opened a manufacturing plant in Cape Town, specializing in the installed, as well as furniture industry. This grew into a national business, with retail outlets in 4 major centres. In 2013 he joined Renenergy SA, as head of strategic development.

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Jean-Roux Heyns

Chief Operations Officer

A graduate of Business Administration from Andrews University, Michigan, USA. Jean-Roux has 18 years of senior management experience including roles within commercial, logistics, operational and business development environments. He has extensive solar PV experience and has 146 MW of project management experience as part of this REIPPP (Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Program) in South Africa.

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Tommie Prins

Head of Engineering

Tommie studied at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, where he graduated in 2004 in HND Mechanical Engineering. He lived in the United Kingdom for the past 9 years. He received training at RenEnergy UK before returning to South Africa in 2013 to join RenEnergy Africa. Tommie is head of engineering extensive knowledge and experience in the design and successful construction of solar PV solutions.

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Anèl Peters-Arendse

Office Manager

Anel works as the office manager at RenEnergy Africa. Her passion for people and communication has also lead to her studying psychology part-time through UNISA. She has been part of the team since the establishment of RenEnergy Africa and has fulfilled a number of roles within the company, communicating with suppliers, clients and with RenEnergy UK. She has previously fulfilled similar roles as a liaison in her previous employment in the catering equipment industry, working directly with chefs, restaurants and hospitals.

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Elmari Husselmann

Sales & Admin Assistant

Elmari spent 9 years in sales and related administration for a retail based JSE listed company. She has great experience within the development and administration of systems and procedures, which are required to personalise each customer’s experience, and make it a happy one.

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Johan Pool

Project Electrician

Qualified as electrician in 1987 at SA Railways and furthered studies (N4 & N5) at Western Province Technical College. Was placed in Cape Town Harbour for two years where he worked on Cranes, Tug Boats and normal electrical breakdowns. Joined Rainbow Farms May 1989 as senior electrician. Was responsible for all electrical breakdowns in factory. Worked on Boilers, Refrigeration plant, Motor Switch gear, Soft Starters, Invertors, Fault Finding, Single and Three Phase wiring, Industrial Electronics, Power Factor and repairs, Forklifts, Boilers, Cookers, electrical panel building, HT Switch Gear servicing etcetera.

January 2015 left Rainbow farms to start as entrepreneur with RenEnergy

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Rodney Barkhuysen

Technician

Rodney’s been living and working in the United Kingdom for the past 13 years.He worked for the company Van Stomp in Cambridge as the contract manager and supervisor. One of the clients for Vanstomp was a sheet metal factory that did shop fitting for fashion houses such as Top Shop and Zara where Rodney was the contract manager. He returned to South Africa in October 2014. Rodney joined the RenEnergy team May 2015 and is part of the engineering department.

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Steven Rademaker

(Australia)

Steve Rademaker brings a wealth of experience to RenEnergy having worked exclusively in the solar sector over the past five years developing utility scale solar projects in Europe. Steve has a deep understanding of what it takes to develop all types of solar assets and he is well connected with leading global market participants within the sector. To date Steve has developed to financial close over 50MWp of ground mounted utility scale projects with a capital value in excess of R$1.2bn. Steve holds a bachelor of Chemistry from La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia and an MBA in Strategic Carbon Management from the University of East Anglia, England. Prior to entering the solar sector in 2010, Steve gained over ten years' experience in investment banking and structured finance with Deutsche Bank in London and New York.

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Damian Baker

(UK)

Damian Baker is the founder member of RenEnergy. He started RenEnergy in 2006 with the initial focus on the wider application of renewable energy which included biomass, heat pumps and Solar PV. Damian’s background is a degree in economics obtained in the UK which was followed by further studies in the USA. On returning to the UK Damian worked in the agricultural industry which naturally formed the foundation of RenEnergy’s deep understanding of energy and this given sector. Today RenEnergy UK focus on the application of Solar PV within mainly the agriculture. With his abundant knowledge in renewables, Damian is one of the key members of the RenEnergy Africa team with daily input ranging from technical to managerial.

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Jurgens Daniel

Project Electrical Engineer

Jurgens Daniel is a Professional Electrical Engineer (B.Eng., MBA University of Stellenbosch) with more than 35 years of experience in electrical engineering and energy projects. The area of specialisation is the design, engineering specification, project management of the installations, energy efficiency and tariff related investigation of end-users. He a registered Certificated Engineer and holds a Government Certificate of Competency (GCC). Jurgens has consulted and worked extensively with the mining, industrial and commercial sectors and was involved in aspects of project work and consultation.

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Jacques Malan

Project Electrician

Jacques is a highly trained professional , qualified in a vast range of practices with knowledge and skills that are of the highest standard.

He is a qualified registered electrician with excess of 12 years of electrical and electronic experience in industrial and commercial business sectors.

He has a passion for problem solving ,automation and program design in the electrical industry .

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Piet Van Zyl

Business Development

As Agricultural Engineer (University of Pretoria) ,Piet specialised in the design of irrigation systems. As time progressed extensive experience was also gained in other agricultural areas like the design of abattoirs, farming operations, rural development, mechanisation, retail business and food processing. He completed a Master’s degree in Business Leadership (UNISA) in 1991. He was employed in various management positions throughout his career and formed part of senior management teams. He has extensive experience in Solar PV project management.

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Stompie Kloppers

TECHNICIAN

Formerly from the South African Airforce and qualified as an Aircraft Weapons Electro Technician. Returned to civilian life in 2008 and has a range of technical and managerial experience. Stompie joined the technical department in 2015 and actively is involved in management and very hands on in installations.

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Steven Rademaker

(Australia)

+27 (0)21 851 0685
steve@renenergy.co.za

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