Zero Point Energy
Zero Point Energy prides itself on its straight-talking and simplistic approach to dealing with energy efficiency and sustainability.
South Africans are no strangers to waves of power cuts, water shortages, waste mismanagement and poor service delivery from their municipalities. As a result, Zero Point Energy (Pty) Ltd was born as an entrepreneurial venture in 2015 to tackle these problems in a holistic manner and to make a meaningful impact on sustainability in the everyday lives of people, their families, and their businesses. Since then, and owing to its successful track-record in executing projects, the company has grown and evolved into a full-scale Engineering Consulting & turn-key Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) company offering professional consulting and turn-key solutions to commercial, industrial, agri-sector and public sector entities.
We are a 100% black youth-owned, 30% black female-owned EME achieving a Level 1 BBBEE Contributor status and have a passion to transform the energy industry without compromising on safety, quality and client satisfaction.
To be a leader in the provision of green energy and sustainability solutions in Southern Africa.
Our aim is to make sustainability simpler and cheaper for our clients and to empower their journey towards net-zero energy consumption and net-zero environmental harm. We do this by providing uniquely holistic, cost efective and valuable expertise in the areas of:
- Energy eiciency
- Renewable energy
- Of-grid and backup solutions
- Water efficiency
- Waste management
We achieve the above by providing unique and valuable solutions in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, off-grid and backup power solutions, water efficiency and responsible waste management.
The co-founders and directors at Zero Point Energy collectively have over 22 years of professional experience in the Southern African renewable energy sector and electricity supply industries.
They have previously worked full-time on numerous renewable energy and electricity infrastructure projects for many multinational companies, and academic institutions including Sasol, SunEdison, Cennergi, Schletter and the University of Witwatersrand, and are knowledgeable across the entire power project development and implementation life cycle.
They are both qualified electrical engineers and hold Masters in Engineering degrees. Between them they have post-graduate business qualifications, several years of engineering team & project management experience, a PhD engineering candidateship, as well as hold accreditations as Professional Engineer (Pr.Eng), Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Green Star Building Accredited Professional (GBCSA).
The leadership team have gained on-the-ground project experience in various roles over their careers having fulfilled both engineering and management roles in engineering, project management, business development, and commercial operations for either renewable energy developers, IPPs, or related technology manufacturers.
The Zero Point Energy extended team covers the entire project value-chain with experienced designers, engineers, Red Seal accredited industrial electricians, mechanical installers, legal counsel, financial modelers, 2D & 3D CADers, as well as environmental specialists and project funders who all have valuable experience working in the Southern African renewable energy, electrical utility or related industry sectors.
MUHAMMAD TAHER KHAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Expertise in Engineering Management, Electrical Engineering, Project Development
And Execution, EPC Contracting, and new Business Development. Over 10 years of experience on petrochemical projects, solar PV, gas to power, wind, solar CSP, and coal power projects with Sasol, Cennergi and SunEdison
- B.Eng.Sc – Biomedical Engineering – Wits
- B.Sc– Electrical Engineering (cum laude) - Wits
- M.Eng–Engineering Management (cum laude) – UP
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)- Level 1
- Registered Professional Engineer (ECSA - Pr.Eng)
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Over 10 years of expertise in Engineering
Consulting, Engineering Design, Project Management, Research and Development, Green and Renewable Energy, Battery Backup and Of-Grid Power Solutions, inancial risk assessment and system modelling with Siemens, Schletter and the University of Witwatersrand.
- B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (cum laude) – Wits
- M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering – Wits
- Certiied Energy Manager (CEM)
- Certiied Green Star Professional