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Leon Drotsche

AFSEC TC 82 Chair and AFSEC Management Committee member

Leon Drotsche

AFSEC TC 82 Chair and AFSEC Management Committee member

Biography

Mr Drotsché is AFSEC TC 82 Chair and AFSEC Management Committee member, South Africa. Previously he was the Senior Engineer with Eskom Distribution Western & Northern Cape Area stationed in Cape Town responsible for SMART Grid Planning and Control Plant Engineering. He has 38 years experience with DC systems & emergency standby systems mostly for Eskom internal use. He has been involved in various in-house renewable energy systems designs & IPP/EG grid connection applications while serving on Eskom Technical committees for DC & Aux supplies, Smart Grid, Renewable Energies and NRS 097 working group for small embedded generating systems.

He is a Management Member of SANC (IEC/AFSEC) and SA Mirror committee Chair of IEC TC 82 (Solar PV Energy Systems), TC 21A and TC 120. AFSEC Management Committee Member and AFSEC Standards Management Committee Member/Secretariat as well as Chair of AFSEC TC 82.

He has also actively contributes in the IEC Systems Committees on Non-conventional Distribution Networks / Microgrids and LVDC.