(Pr Eng, CEM, CMVP, BEP)
Mr. Karel Steyn, Pr Tech (Eng), Pr Techni (Eng), C.E.M., C.M.V.P. and B.E.P., has been managing the Measurement and Verification (M&V) function on the Eskom Demand Side Management (DSM) program, on behalf of NERSA, since 2005. He is certified by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the USA, as a Certified Energy Manager since 2002, a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional and also as a Certified Business Energy Professional. He is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and has formal qualifications in Marketing. He also sits on the Southern African CEM Evaluation Committee, the SAEE Scholarship Committee and chairs the M&V Steering Committee.
He is currently a board member of the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE), is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the USA, South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAiEE) and the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM).
Karel has been active in the energy field for the past 20 years. His initial focus was on the Agricultural sector and thereafter the commercial and industrial sectors. During this period he received more than 12 awards for work done as an energy advisor, a high performer, as well as awards for innovation. Karel also spend a short period assisting some of his family, worldwide specialists in continues emissions monitoring and solutions, who is working from the USA.
He made many presentations related to energy efficiency, energy management and M&V. He has a passion for energy management, the measurement & verification thereon and related aspects such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Tel: (011) 800-3981
Prof OD Dintchev
(CEM, CMVP, MIET CEng.)
OD Dintchev is professor in Power Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). He is a co-coordinator of the Centre for Energy and Electric Power at TUT, which was established through the support of the Dutch Government.
His professional and research interests are linked with the Energy and its efficient usage based on renewable and sustainable solutions.
O.D Dintchev is certified as an Energy Manager (CEM) and a Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) based in the USA. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK) and a Chartered Engineer.
He is a team leader of TUT’s Measurement and Verification (M&V) team contracted by ESKOM’s Energy Audits Section - Assurance & Forensics Department. As such he and his team were involved in quantifying and reporting of the energy savings of various ESKOM/ DSM-managed energy saving and energy management projects in Industrial, Commercial and the Residential Sectors in South Africa.
He has established a wide national and international collaboration framework with local and foreign universities in the energy field.
He is involved in various community development projects aiming empowerment of the local communities by implementation of renewable energy sources and efficient and sustainable usage of the energy.
Pr Eng, BSc(Eng), MBA, CMVP
Mr Volek joined InEnergy in September 2007. He brings with him a combined 14 years experience in cement, aggregates and readymix concrete manufacture. He has five years experience in energy management. He is a CEM and a CMVP.
Tel:+27 11 431 1052