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Reducing energy costs in sugar industry


The South African sugar industry, a strategically important agro-processing sector, is one of the world’s low cost producers. In recent years it has become clear that for the industry to remain competitive and sustainable, pioneering technologies will be required to create much needed change.

Topics covered in this brochure include:

  • Sector overview in South Africa.
  • Energy efficient technology interventions in the industry.
  • What is a VSD?.
  • VSDs in the industry.
  • Eskom’s national Advisory Service.

Call 08600 37566 and leave your name and number and one of our advisors will contact you. Alternatively, ask for a specific advisor to contact you. email address: