For the second year in succession, the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) received a clean audit.
SANEDI, an agency of the Department of Energy (DoE), is mandated to direct, monitor and conduct energy research and development, promote applied energy research and technology innovation, as well as undertake measures to promote the uptake of green energy and energy efficiency throughout the economy.
Its mission is to use applied and energy research and resource efficiency to develop innovative, integrated solutions that will catalyse growth and prosperity to meet its vision of sustainable living for growth and prosperity in Africa.
“As an organisation, we are delighted that our sound governance and financial protocols have again led us to a clean audit,” says Dr Thembakazi Mali, interim CEO at SANEDI. “We thank Lethabo Manamela, our CFO, and Tuleka Mpotulo, our Corporate Planner, and their teams for all their hard work in achieving this triumph. We would also like to thank the Board, under the leadership of Nkululeko Buthelezi, which has enabled us to deliver on so many of our objectives.”
“The success of SANEDI is not only predicated on the availability of human and financial resources but also on its effective policies and procedures, systems and relationships, which enable it to adhere to its governance requirements. The Board is proud of SANEDI’s achievements in securing another clean audit,” adds Nkululeko Buthelezi, interim chairperson of the SANEDI Board.
“SANEDI’s activities contribute to all of society, across the entire energy landscape, through cleaner fossil fuels, Smart Grids, cleaner mobility, data and knowledge management and key projects in renewable energy and energy efficiency programmes and Working for Energy job creation programmes,” continues Mali.
“In addition to our close cooperation with the DoE, we also have strengthened our ties with the Department of Science & Technology, the Department of Environmental Affairs, the Department of Transport and the dti. In this past year we have also increased our efforts to support municipalities.
“We look forward to another successful financial year, as SANEDI continues to deliver on its commitment to clean governance,” concludes Mali.
The South African government established SANEDI to direct, monitor and conduct applied energy R&D, demonstration and deployment, as well as to undertake specific measures to promote the uptake of green energy and energy efficiency in South Africa. Its mission is to use applied and energy research and resource efficiency to develop innovative, integrated solutions that will catalyse growth and prosperity to meet its vision of sustainable living for growth and prosperity in Africa.