19 October 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa

kW Energy, a black-owned South African energy company, and German meteorological measurement technology company G.Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH have joined forces in a distribution partnership agreement. In light of this, kW Energy will mete out Lufft’s renewable energy applications such as equipment for wind measurement, pyranometers for solar radiation measurement as well as weather stations to the South African market – an undertaking which will be of great reward to the growing South African energy sector.

This agreement, for kW Energy, embodies and actions their continuing business model and strategy of partnering with successful and reputable technology providers in the global energy sector. For Lufft, this partnership breathes life into their goal of representing their interests in promoting their products and equipment and selling them to public, private as well as governmental sectors globally.

An audience award winner at the 2014 GlobalConnect Awards, Lufft is recognised and honoured as a mid-sized business, active in foreign countries with a record of outstanding and reputable entrepreneurial accomplishments. Their slogan “A Passion for Precision” speaks volumes about their objectives, thoughts and actions regarding wind measuring and control technology accuracy.

About G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH

G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH, located in Fellbach near Stuttgart, has been developing and producing professional components and systems for climate and environment measurement for more than 130 years.

The precision workmanship of highly skilled specialists has enabled the G. Lufft GmbH label to be known and the products to be purchased worldwide. Intelligent meteorological sensors form the basis of highly available measuring networks along roads, rail and at airports all over the world. Meteorological services and environmental bodies appreciate the precise and long lasting G. Lufft GmbH quality as do building equipment manufacturers and energy suppliers as well.

Lufft underlines its claims to high quality by operating its own calibrating laboratory. This laboratory contains an accredited wind tunnel in which all wind sensors are tested thoroughly before delivery. The company G. Lufft GmbH is also involved as member of several associations with activities in the environmental measurement technology. For more information please visit www.lufft.com.

About kW Energy

Conceptualised in 2009 and fully established in 2014, kW Energy is a 68% black-owned and 56% black women-owned South African renewable energy company. kW Energy develops lasting small scale renewable energy projects and partners with credible original equipment manufacturers and service providers in the renewable energy space.


For more information about kW Energy, please contact

kW Energy

Telephone number: 087 820 4721

Fax number: 011 805 2170

Email – info@kwenergy.co.za

Website – www.kwenergy.co.za