Who should register

The following issues are relevant for ESCo qualification as part of the register. Only ESCos with experience and expertise in the areas highlighted below should respond to this RfQ:

  • Experience with all of the following energy management services:

    • Energy Audits and feasibility studies

    • Project Design

    • Project Implementation

    • Measurement and Verification

  • Energy management services, esp. for following technologies:

    • Traffic and street lighting

    • Building lighting

    • HVAC

    • Pumps for fresh and waste water

    • Cogeneration

  • Energy supply contracting (solar PV, cogen, biogas, etc.)

  • Issuing of Energy Performance Certificates

  • Financing of energy projects

PLEASE NOTE: It is mandatory for all ESCOs to be registered on Treasury’s Central Supplier Database (CSD) to be considered for inclusion on the ESCo register. Please visit https://secure.csd.gov.za from more information.

ESCos will be certified as follows:

  • Certification of the enterprise/ESCo: Either Tier 1 or Tier 2  Registration

  • Certification per EEDSM technology: Either Tier 1 or Tier 2 Registration


  • Full expertise with all of the technologies and areas highlighted above is not required to be included on the ESCo register.
  • Registration closes on 28 February 2017, and evaluations will be communicated by 31 March 2017.