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Ms Irma Singh: Project Administrator
Tel: 031 373 5360 Cell: 073 233 2681
Dr Ian Lazarus: Station Manager
Tel: 031 373 5358 Cell: 084 526 2215
Fax: 086 674 0672

The DUT Energy Technology Station known as “KZN Industrial Energy Efficient Training and Resource Centre” (IEETR), is based within the Physics Unit and is in the process of being established as one of many technology stations based within South African Universities. The energy technology station at DUT was created in July 2012 and is funded by TIA (Technology Innovation Agency) to respond to the need for awareness, innovation, development, empowerment, research and technology in energy efficiency within KZN.

The Energy Technology Station offers subsidized services for industry and SME’s in the area of Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Solutions.

Services Offered

  • Quality Advisory in Energy
  • Innovative Product Development / Prototyping
  • Testing of Solar Energy Systems
  • Energy Management Solutions which include:

    • Energy Metering, Verification and Monitoring
    • Power Factor Correction
    • Load Optimization and Quality Energy Supply
    • Web-Based AMR (automatic meter reading) Solutions
  • Energy Auditing of SME’s and Industrial Plants
  • Accredited Training in Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Energy
  • Workshops on Energy Efficiency


To facilitate the production of technology and services in energy efficiency, research is being conducted in various areas of renewable and sustainable energy:

  • Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Smart Grid Systems
  • Building Efficiency

Project Sponsorship Appeal (SARS Tax deductible)
Annual African Women In Energy