Energy LED assists companies to financially benefit by reducing their lighting energy costs, thereby saving on ever increasing electricity costs.

Energy LED is a Philips Professional Lighting Partner, which means that we provide the world’s best technology directly from Philips to our customers with solutions tailored to your needs from the Philips wide product portfolio. We are empowered through The South African Breweries (SAB) Thrive Fund 51% ownership and we are a level 2 BBBEE contributor.

We have successfully implemented over R100m of energy efficiency lighting projects, assisting leading blue chip industrial and manufacturing companies to convert over 8,500,000 square metres of inefficient industrial lighting to energy efficient LED lighting whilst achieving R540 million in electricity savings and significantly reducing the amount of CO² released into the environment. Our LED projects have taken 7,230 kW off the grid, resulting in 284,950,000 KWH reduction resulting in 348,549 tons CO2 reduction which is equivalent to planting 5.7 million tree seedlings.

Case studies and references provide potential customers with peace of mind that our track record of successful solutions and installations have yielded excellent measurable results and that their investment is secure in the latest, reliable and proven technology.

Key Numbers:

Average 70% Energy Saving

>R100m LED Projects

Customer savings >R540m

7,230 kW    Grid reduction

348,549 tons CO2 reduction

Why invest in Philips products
and not other lighting manufacturers?

Philips is the biggest lighting company in the world with lighting sales exceeding $ 8 Billion per annum. Philips has invested € 1.012 Billion (approximately ZAR 15 billion) on research and development over the past 3 years alone, assuring customers that their products are thoroughly researched and backed by Philips South Africa’s standard 36 month warranty.

The line graph above shows the average KWH rates in South Africa and the increases for the past 15 years. In the past 10 years alone, the price of electricity has escalated by 381% which far outstrips inflation. The impact of this is that company’s electricity operating expenses have risen significantly, putting pressure on competitiveness. The assumed escalation rate in the proposal is  per annum.

As of 2019 Eskom has debt of R440 billion, which is not sustainable and R35 billion owing to it from delinquent municipalities and arear accounts in Soweto. It made a loss of R20 billion in the 2018/2019 Financial Year. [1]

“Eskom does not generate sufficient revenue to service its debt, which had reached its limits, and its liquidity has deteriorated, Eskom Chairperson Mabuza said. It was in a “death spiral”.

Government has provided guarantees and bailouts to Eskom but the Government itself is facing a credit rating downgrade which constrains its ability to bail out Eskom.

Tariff increases are the main mechanism to create sustainability for Eskom and for Eskom to service its debt and overheads there will have to be significant increase in the next 5 years. Further to this, Eskom won a court case against Nersa to recover another R69 Billion over 3 years from 2021-2023.[2]

Given the upward pressure on electricity costs, companies are focussing on increasing their energy efficiency and reducing consumption to mitigate these increases. Energy LED assists with electricity usage in line with these strategies.



Converting to energy efficient LED lighting
makes more financial sense now more than ever.

Please contact us to arrange
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