Khotso is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships between SOLA and its various stakeholders, such as Energy Regulators, Municipalities, JV partners, Government, and the community. His role is to act as a bridge between SOLA and the communities it operates in, responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with community members, local organizations, and other stakeholders. He has a strong Local government and community engagement, public relations, and communication background. Skilled in managing the development and implementation of community engagement strategies, conducting community needs assessments, and identifying key issues and concerns that impact the community.
Khotso has a strong understanding of renewable energy regulations and policies, as well as the technical aspects of energy generation systems and technologies. He has been SOLA’s pivotal Role-player in obtaining all the Grid Connection Approvals, NERSA Generation Licenses and Registrations for the past 3.5 years. Assisted various SA Municipalities to develop the Embedded Generation Policies and By-laws. Occasionally he gets invited as a guest speaker at municipal SSEG Training. With over 16 years of experience post his completion of a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from CPUT, he is a good candidate and ready for the challenge.