International power company active in South Africa

April 8th, 2014, Published in Articles: Energize


Clarke Energy officially launched it’s operations in southern Africa recently, following the acquisition of the South African service business of GE’s Jenbacher gas engines, and Agaricus Trading. The launch took place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Johannesburg on 1 April 2014 and was opened by Paul de Mattos, the company’s managing director for southern Africa. Judith Macgregor, the British High Commissioner in the region, delivered a keynote address, welcoming Clarke Energy to the region and outlining the benefits of international trade between the UK and Southern Africa.

Clarke Energy launch - April 2014 - compressed for website

Alan Fletcher, director, Judith MacGregor, British High Commissioner, Jamie Clarke, CEO and Hugh Richmond, business development director

This was followed by presentations by Alex Marshall and Alan Fletcher from Clarke Energy, and Leon van Vuuren from GE Power and Water. Marshall gave an introduction to the company highlighting its international experience; and Fletcher spoke of the company’s ethos and approach to the Southern African market, saying that it intends to make significant investments in after sales support for GE’s Jenbacher product in the region. Van Vuuren discussed the history of the relationship between Clarke Energy and GE, highlighting its dedication to after sales support.

Contact Ray Lombard, Clarke Energy, Tel 031 763-3222,

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