Who we are?

Through a competitive tender process, the tender has been awarded to the Ontec and Karebo JV to execute this important project on behalf of the City of Cape Town.

The Ontec Karebo JV

Ontec and Karebo have had collaborative engagements for several years, in exploring multiple opportunities to deliver best in class utility and resource management solutions.

Both companies share a long history, as Karebo was a shareholder in Itron, prior to the consortium of Ontec shareholders.  Itron is one of the largest smart metering companies in the world and Ontec SA was previously known as Itron SA.

Who is Ontec?

Over the past 3 decades the company now known as Ontec has worked intimately with its customers to develop systems and metering technologies to not only meet the needs of large utilities and municipal environments, but also for the needs of private sector companies. Our products and services are known in the industry and our name is synonymous with quality and outstanding service. We understand your business and offer world class meter to revenue solutions.

Who is Karebo?

The Karebo Group comprises Karebo Engineering and Karebo Lighting as the two main contracting entities. Karebo has extensive experience developing, managing, and rolling out large-scale projects – especially Demand Side Management Projects. Karebo has been involved with Demand Side Management Programs since 1999. 

Work with us

Many hands make light work - and jointly we keep the lights on!