Eskom has for the past 25 years rewarded excellence in the field of energy efficiency.  eta symbol (eta) is the Greek symbol for efficiency, hence the name of the Awards. The purpose of the eta Awards is to reward exceptional effort in the more efficient use of energy by individuals, students, companies or other institutions. All of the awards comprise a cash amount of R30 000 for the winner in each category and R5 000 for each of the runners-up in each category, subject to the judges’ discretion.

Important dates:

-          Entries open: 15 April 2014

-          Entries close:  8 August 2014

-          First online judging: 22 August 2014

-          Second judging: 23 September 2014

-          Awards evening: 28 November 2014


2013 eta Awards Winners and runners-up


Young Designers: Individuals
  • Winner: Aritia Reyneke
  • Runner up: Matthew Hoare (St Andrew’s School)
  • Runner up: Innes Jordaan (Parys High School)
 Young Designers: Groups
  • Winner: Coelacanth Enviro Club (Beacon Bay)
  • Runner up: Embonisweni Primary School Enviro Club
  • Runner up: Teen Energy (Bay College)

  • Winner: Karebo Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • Runner up: 4D and A Architects
  • Runner up: Holms and Friends

  • Winner: Makro SA
  • Runner up: CMH Group (Combined Motor Holdings) – BMW Menlyn
  • Runner up: City Lodge Hotels
  • Joint winner: Arcelormittal Saldanha Works
  • Joint winner: Glencore Merafe PSV
  • Runner up: TEMM International
  • Winner: Shield Technologies
  • Runner up: African Clean Energy
  • Runner up: Pioneer Plastics
  • Special award: AngloGold Ashanti
 Energy Savings in Households
  • Winner: Don Boroughs
  • Runner up: Braam Dalgleish
  • Runner up: Rod McGregor Mann
Energy Efficiency Awareness
  • Joint winner: Private Sector Energy Efficiency Programme (PSEEP)
  • Joint winner: City of Cape Town
  • Runner up: SOLTRAIN
  • Special award: Lorraine Jenks
  • Winner: Green Building Council of South Africa
  • Runner up: Project 90 by 2030
  • Runner up: Vuka-uzenzela (Sehlulile Primary School)



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 Important Dates





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