Schneider Electric Academy 4IR energy skills

27th February 2020

Schneider Electric Academy 4IR energy skills

From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report.

Sashnee Moodley:

Electricity management company Schneider Electric’s academy is linked to its global community of practice, and provides training on new energy and electricity management technologies. Schalk Burger has the story.

Schalk Burger:

The Schneider Electric Academy, in Midrand, in Gauteng, provides training on electricity management equipment – from legacy equipment to modern programmable systems and digital interfaces – for clients, contractors, technicians and partners.

The academy provides training on smart energy management systems and practices, such as building energy management systems and energy efficiency practices. The academy also provides digital competency training to support digital, connected systems that will become integral parts of energy systems as the Fourth Industrial Revolution proceeds.

Schneider electric South Africa head of sustainability and Academy Zanelle Dalglish tells us more.

Schneider electric South Africa head of sustainability and Academy Zanelle Dalglish:


Sashnee Moodley:


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Sasol CFO Paul Victor


Sashnee Moodley:


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