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Engineering optimal energy solutions for Africa
August 2018, News


Zest WEG Group combines its local manufacturing capability with WEG’s range of world-class products to engineer energy solutions for customers around Africa, according to the group’s integrated solutions executive, Alastair Gerrard.

“Our solutions are tailor made for individual application requirements,” he says. “Our team spends time gaining an in-depth understanding of what the customer really needs, as well as the operational constraints. In this process, we collaborate with reliable, in-country partners who have local knowledge and experience. This local presence also facilitates quick response times and 24/7 after-sales support.”

Gerrard also emphasises the use of parent company WEG’s range of motors, variable speed drives and soft starters, as well as its low voltage and medium voltage switchgear. These products are an integral part of the fit-for-purpose solutions, as is Zest WEG Group’s South African manufacturing capability in terms of generator sets, transformers, substations and other mobile energy solutions.

“The focus is on providing integrated solutions in four main areas,” concludes Gerrard, “these being power generation, electrical infrastructure, mobile energy solutions and group product packages. Power generation options include diesel, gas, steam, hydro and renewable energy generation solutions, while the electrical infrastructure offering ranges from supply and refurbishment of outdoor and indoor substations to the provision of overhead lines.

“Mobile energy solutions, which are engineered to meet specific customer and site needs, are popular in the mining industry but are relevant to any application where operations need flexibility when deploying their electrical systems such as gensets, substations, skid type solutions or circuit breakers.”


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