WHO WE ARE

AWPower (Pty) Ltd was established in 2015 as an energy solutions provider with a strong emphasis on engineering services. Founded by a group of industrial-, mechanical- and mechatronics engineers with a passion for working in the renewable energy sector and a natural aptitude for designing efficient systems, the group has an ongoing desire for research and development to ensure the supply of high-quality energy efficient solutions to its clients. The company’s investment in quality people and systems ensures that it continues to define the standard for service excellence.

 

AWPower is part of the AWCape group of companies.

MEET THE ENGINEERING TEAM

Christiaan Hattingh

Christiaan Hattingh

Managing Director & Head of Operations

Christiaan is the Managing Director, working hand-in-hand with the design engineers and installation teams from conceptual to commissioning phase, to ensure that AWPower achieves meeting the customer expectations. He obtained his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Stellenbosch University and completed the Advanced PV Design course at the Centre for Renewable Energy Studies and the Univ. of Stellenbosch.

Lourens Delport

Lourens Delport

Design & Installations Engineer

Lourens completed his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as his Master's degree in Industrial Engineering at Stellenbosch University. His was initially responsible for installations of solar PV systems at AWPower and his successful installations include some of the larger residential roof top systems exceeding 15kW. Following the completion of his Master's degree he returned to AWPower to continue as Detail Design Engineer with responsibilities for Installation Safety and Quality Control .

Tariq Waggie

Tariq Waggie

Design & Sales Engineer

Tariq completed his BSc. Mechatronics Engineering degree at the University of Cape Town. He completed his honors thesis paper in the design and implementation of a solar MPPT controller and achieved a first-class pass for the paper. He has excelled as a design and sales engineer with a thorough understanding of Rooftop solar PV systems.

Henri Hattingh

Henri Hattingh

Chief Executive Officer

Henri is a founding member of the SA Institute for Industrial Engineers with a successful career in technology companies that earned him awards including Business Person of the Year trophy from the Knysna/Plettenberg Bay Chamber of Business and finalist in the Western Cape Chamber of Business Exporter of the Year competition. He is a keen researcher and one of his current projects include charging an EV (electrical vehicle) only from solar generated power.