May 2020: The “Why on Earth™” series was launched in Issue 3 of the Lightning Mag and is intended to augment specific technical aspects and topics on Earthing, EMC and Lightning Protection.
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June 2016: Dr Pieter H Pretorius from TERRATECH, South Africa successfully completed the CDEGS Level I certification course in Montreal Canada, presented by SES Technologies…
August 2018: Dr Pieter H Pretorius from TERRATECH, South Africa successfully completed the Lightning Protection System Designer Accreditation Course presented by ELPA (Earthing Lightning
Protection Association of South Africa). Dr Pretorius also successfully completed the Lightning Protection Systems Installer’s Certification, offered by ELPA, earlier. For more information about ELPA . . . click here
August 2019: Dr Pieter H Pretorius from TERRATECH, South Africa was invited to participate in the Earthing & Lightning Seminar hosted by AREP (Association for Renewable Energy Practitioners) and
ELPA (Earthing Lightning Protection Association). Two, 1-day seminars covering Earthing, Lightning and Surge Protection for Solar PV systems will be held on 14 August 2019 (Cape Town) and 20 Aug
2019 (Johannesburg). For more information . . . click here
“Earthing Africa” is an initiative of and symposium organized by TERRATECH, South Africa. The symposium has a specific interest and focus in bringing industry and academia from Africa and abroad together with the objective, not only to raise awareness of earthing aspects, but also to improve electrical system reliability through correct application of earthing philosophy and techniques. Further, to create a platform that channels research and engineering-based solutions to industry in Africa and abroad.
Visit the official website www.earthingafrica.co.za
May 2016: Dr Pretorius, Principal Consultant of TERRATECH, attended a refresher CDEGS course (Level I and Level II training) in Canada. Even though he has been using CDEGS software since 1994, he pointed out that it is important to remain abreast with the software updates and the latest features in order to continue providing the best service to clients in line with TERRATECH’s vision.