UJ PEETS What we do

Our Focus Areas

Our focus at UJ PEETS is on Process Optimisation, specifically in the energy and environmental sectors that supports circular, zero-net waste Industry 4.0 business strategies.

In the Energy Sector, our focus is on energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions, waste-to-energy conversion, microgrids and energy storage, supported by data-driven decision making and industry 4.0 business process optimisation.

In the Environmental Sector, our focus is on resource efficiency, waste utilisation and optimization, air quality management, water quality and quantity management, water loss management in distribution systems, water purification and desalination

Concentrating on initiatives to support the green economy we have created multidisciplinary partnerships with researchers at the University of Johannesburg and within the NSI to support our mandate. 

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  • Water quality management
  • Water loss management in distribution systems
  • Salt Water Purification & desalination
  • Renewable energy solutions
  • Energy efficiency
  • Waste to Energy conversion
  • Energy micro-Grids / Mini Grids
  • Energy Storage

  • Resource efficiency
  • Waste optimization
  • Air Quality Management
  • Environment efficiency

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The transition towards the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) otherwise called Industry 4.0 (I4.0) across virtually all sectors, is already upon us. Industry 4.0, as it developed from automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, is changing the way Industry is evolving.

It offers new opportunities for SMEs to create new business models and integrate into global value chains. The fourth industrial revolution is built on cyber-physical systems (CPS), the Internet of things and services, cloud computing and cognitive computing.

The 4IR is characterized by fusion of technologies and intelligent engineering that blurs the line between the physical, digital and biological spheres. It requires new thinking, skills development and business process optimization to integrate these principles in existing and new enterprises.

Our strength lies in I4.0 support relating to water quality and quantity management, air quality control, energy management, and waste management in a circular, green economy.

Focus Area Specific-brochures

Water2019-01_UJ PEETS_Water_Landscape_v02_web.pdf
Waste to Energy
2019-02_UJ PEETS_Waste to Energy_Landscape_v02_web.pdf
​Air Quality
2019-02_UJ PEETS_Air Quality_Landscape_v02_web.pdf
​Energy2019-02_UJ PEETS_Energy_Landscape_v02_web.pdf
​Clean Transport
2019-03_UJ PEETS_Biogas Transport_Landscape_v03_web.pdf

Our Products & Services

Technology services and support systems have been developed that incorporate future orientated knowledge management systems.

The support system has enhanced the efficiency the Technology Station to give technology-based services to Entrepreneurs, SME's, large corporations and relevant industrial sectors.

Services offered at UJ PEETS include:

  • Test and analysis services relating to
  • Air Quality Auditing
  • Water Testing and Analysis
  • Biofuel laboratory testing and Analysis
  • Energy Auditing
  • Waste Characterization & Formulation
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering Consultation
  • Technology audits and feasibility studies
  • Applied development, engineering and design services
  • Product and Process Development, Improvement and Optimisation
  • Technology Research and Development
  • Prototype development and Assembly
  • Training and Demonstration
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