How We Work

1Energy is a team of seasoned professionals, with wide ranging qualifications and experience in a variety of industries. We share a passion for our environment, helping organisations to embrace renewable energy and efficiency technologies We work with selected partner providers and manufacturers, allowing us to offer and deliver complete energy solutions.

We understand the many challenges involved in successfully delivering projects in remote locations and across international borders.

1Energy develops each project, undertaking design, project management and quality assurance, as well as managing the client relationship. And then we undertake the project engineering, procurement and construction.


Reinhard is a seasoned entrepreneur with a wide range of experience across many sectors of industry. He has a solid history in management as well as sales and marketing. He founded 1Energy in 2010 to follow his interest and passion in the emerging Renewable Energy sector, and focuses on business development and relationship management.

Reinhard enjoys the many challenges and opportunities that abound in addressing the increasing energy requirements of industry.


Andy provides technical leadership to the 1Energy team, engaging with our clients and technology providers to develop tailored solutions which match our Clients’ energy objectives and requirements.

He insists on careful design and engineering, stressing the importance of achieving real and measurable energy results.  Added to his experience as an engineer in the manufacturing sector, he has a solid track record in bringing complex initiatives to fruition.

Andy is a registered renewable energy professional (REP) with the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the United States, and has a degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.  He has worked as a management consultant and executive in financial services and information technology for several years.


We are delighted to announce the incorporation of Generation Africa into 1Enery. This brings to 1Energy a wealth of experience in the form of Mark Rodwell. Mark has a NHD in Electrical Engineering and 25 years of experience in:

  • Off grid PV design with an in-depth knowledge of available and appropriate power storage technologies
  • PV project implementation specializing in remote areas and in difficult to operate situations
  • A holistic understanding of the operation and power requirements of other bulk services (such as sewage and potable water) in off grid applications and the affect on the design of renewable power system
  • Electrical reticulation design and implementation up to 3.3KV

We believe that Mark will be invaluable to 1Energy in the smooth and professional roll out of the full order book of new projects landed recently.