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Sebenza – biggest substation in SA in 10 years

Nearing its final months of completion, the Sebenza 400/275/88kV substation constructed and project managed by Consolidated Power Projects (CONCO) for City Power, will be the biggest substation to be built in South Africa in the past ten years. It will also be one of the main intake substations in the north eastern region of Johannesburg making it one of the country’s hubs that is set to stimulate much needed economic growth.

CONCO’s success gained in SA renewable energy market opens doors

May 2017 – CONCO, Africa’s largest power infrastructure service provider with 30 years’ Africa-wide experience in transmission, distribution and power infrastructure development, has successfully completed the electrical balance of plant for over nine wind farms and four solar photovoltaic (PV) parks in South Africa including grid connections. This work forms part of the South African […]

Well-developed infrastructure is critical to the strength of a country’s economy

The CONCO Group with three decades of Africa-wide experience in distribution, transmission and power infrastructure development, is contributing significantly to the development of electrical infrastructure across Africa, having secured large scale projects that will assist countries like Ethiopia and Tanzania to strengthen their economies. The company was appointed the EPC provider for the Addis Ababa […]

Team effort pays off on CONCO Sebenza project

February 2017 – This article has been published in Energize March 2017 issue. Click here to go to the Energize website. As CONCO heads into the third and final year of the key City Power Sebenza project, all stakeholders involved have agreed that team effort has been a significant contributor to the success of the […]

CONCO constructs new Heriotdale substation for City Power

November 2016 – CONCO is in the process of constructing the new 88/11/6.6kV Heriotdale substation for City Power including upgrading the existing Haggie Rand and PPC substations. City Power awarded the multi-million contract to CONCO in 2015 and the project is due for completion in the first quarter of 2018. CONCO Senior Project Engineer Joshen […]

CONCO’s CSI contribution goes beyond financial assistance

August 2016 – In the past two financial years, CONCO has spent more than 1% of net profit after tax on CSI programmes, but the group is well aware of the broader socio-economic environment within which it operates and believes that Corporate Social Investment (CSI) is far more than just financial assistance. The group is […]

CONCO Energy Solutions introduces innovative PV solutions for mining industry

July 2016 – CONCO Energy Solutions (CONCO ES), a subsidiary of CONCO, Africa’s largest service provider of power infrastructure solutions, has introduced to the market innovative solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions that will assist mining companies to lower their operational expenditure. “Our offerings are fully wrapped engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for PV solutions,” says […]

CONCO restructures to better serve its customers

CONCO on the front cover of Energize May 2016 issue. Click on the image to go to the Energize website. May 2016:  CONCO – Africa’s largest service provider of power infrastructure solutions – with three decades of Africa-wide experience in distribution, transmission and power infrastructure development, has restructured the organisation to achieve an even stronger […]