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Welcome to South African Smart Grid Initiative (SASGI)

an initiative of South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI).

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Thank you for visiting our website and we trust that you will find the Smart Grid development in South Africa exciting. Furthermore we trust that the information on the website will meet with your expectations. We are there to assist and we will gladly respond to specific questions which you might have.

Smart Grids Vision

An economically evolved, technology enabled, electricity system that is intelligent, interactive, flexible and efficient and will enable South Africa’s energy use to be sustainable for future generations.


  • Date: 27 June 2018
    Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality – Port Elizabeth
    Time: 09h00 – 15h30

    SASGI 1st Quarter Forum Meeting – “Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Smart City Concept”

    Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) is one of the 11 project participants on the EU Donor Funded Smart Grids Programme. NMBM’s project focused on Advanced Asset Management. SANEDI as the South African Smart Grid Initiative (SASGI) secretariat in collaboration with NMBM is hosting the 1st Quarterly SASGI Session at NMBM. This session will include a presentation on NMBM’s Smart City Concept and pilot project implementations. Also included in the day’s activities is a presentation by the Nelson Mandela University, UYilo E-Mobility Programme and a visit to installations and pilot sites.