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Installing Solar Panels

Accelerate Your Business with SOLINK

Get to Know Us

With rising electricity tariffs and falling costs of renewable energy, the decision of whether or not to invest in renewable energy solutions has become a simple one. The process of procuring the most effective, correctly specified solution, however, can be filled with obstacles. With new technologies, changing legislation, and information asymmetry between the client and supplier.

SOLINK is a specialized renewable energy facilitator that assists C&I companies in taking renewable energy and storage projects from feasibility to commissioning. SOLINK takes the risk, time, and expense
out of procuring renewable energy solutions. By using our extensive renewable energy engineering, construction, and financing experience as well as local market knowledge, we independently assist clients in getting the highest quality and most cost-effective systems that meet their requirements.

MISSION

To unlock the potential of renewable power in Africa for our clients by leveraging years of local and international experience, an existing network of invaluable industry contacts, and a deep understanding of the development, construction, and financing requirements of solar systems. 

WHY

To reduce environmental impacts of fossil fuel energy production and provide access to clean energy by, fast-tracking the uptake of commercially viable renewable energy, storage & hybrid solutions.

HOW

Structure, shorten, and de-risk the procurement process of solar PV & battery systems for clients while saving costs by providing independent expert solar consulting services.

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Partnering with SOLINK

Partnering with SOLINK means integrating with a team of experts who are dedicated to helping you achieve your renewable energy goals. Our solutions are designed to seamlessly integrate with your existing systems, providing you with the insights you need to succeed.

Our Team

At SOLINK, our team is passionate about helping businesses unlock the potential of renewable energy. We have experts with decades of experience in the solar industry who are dedicated to helping businesses make the most of their solar investments and reduce their energy costs.

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Oliver Johnston

Managing Director

BSc Eng - Civil Engineering (UCT)

MSc Eng - Energy Studies (UCT)

Oliver has over 10 years of experience in the full development cycle of solar PV projects in Africa, from origination to commercial operations, and has worked on over 455MW of awarded utility-scale PV projects. Oliver has a deep understanding of both utility-scale and embedded solar and battery systems and has successfully developed over 75 MW of embedded solar systems for clients across RSA.

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David Raphael

Technical Director

BSc Eng - Mechanical Engineering (UCT)

M. Eng Renewable & Sustainable Energy (Stellenbosch)

David’s passion for renewables began at an early age when he developed and constructed a concentrated solar-powered stove for peri-urban settlements. Fast-forward to today, David has over four years of technical solar PV experience and has facilitated in over 50 solar PV projects in South Africa’s C&I sectors, accounting for more than 25MW of solar PV projects, currently operating. David has a Masters in Renewable Energy from the University of Stellenbosch and has published research on the effects of operating temperature on solar panel performance in the rooftop environments of Southern Africa.

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Jonathan Hill

Commercial Director

BSc Eng - Mechanical Engineering (UCT)

MBA - UCT GSB 

Jonathan, a qualified mechanical Engineer, has over 9 years of experience in project management and business development in the engineering field. In the renewable energy sector, Jonathan has gained his experience through combining his passion for engineering and business, fulfilling roles as project manager and technical business developer, and being involved in the management of over 30MW of solar PV projects throughout South Africa.

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Alex Burger

Junior Project Manager
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Ameen Moolla

Project Engineer
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Andrea Devenish

Project Engineer
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Bukeka Mgidlana

Office Administrator
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Chris Bolton

Project Manager
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Daniel Stokell

Head of Projects
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Erin Roos

Junior Project Engineer
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Harry Maarsingh

Senior Project Manager
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Jason Brown

Junior Project Engineer
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Joel Aundu

Software Developer
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Karl David

Senior Project Manager
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Kyle Morgan

Junior Project Engineer
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Lavender Tsongoro

Senior Project Engineer
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Lauren Young

Office Manager
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Mahomed Khomo

Software Engineer
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Mpho Mabilane

Project Administrator
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Murray Starr

Head of Development
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Nozipho Sibanda

Junior Project Engineer
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Tiffany Woodley

Systems Engineer
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