Bluestone Service Group (South Africa) and BlueSky Ventures Limited (Mauritius) provide innovative funding solutions and with our partner's design, build, operate, fund, and sometimes own core energy solutions in Africa and other territories. We provide renewable energy solutions like solar and battery that cater to commercial and industrial markets.
Our BOOM (Build Own Operate and Maintain) solutions provide clients with dependable, cost-effective, and sustainable energy solutions. No up-front capital is required. This has additional benefits of freeing up capital to grow their businesses and remove utility assets off-balance sheets.
The Management Team
Managing Director Bluestone Service Group
Managing Director Waste2Energy Global SA
Managing Director Mahlamba Ndlopfu Waste 2 Energy Global SA Consortium (Pty) Ltd - (City of Ekurhuleni 33MW WtE IPP Award Company)
Director Bluesky Ventures Limited (Mauritius)
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Managing Director of Bluestone Service Group, a best practice consulting and renewable energy project development company, and Waste2Energy Global a waste-to-energy project development company has completed a series of Solar PV projects 55MW @ approx. USD50.2Million investment and a Waste to Energy project processing an estimated 320,000 tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and producing 33MWh @ approx. USD208.2Million investment. Both projects IPP Awards from the City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa.
These two companies have a symbiotic relationship that ensures the use of best practices to clean up our environment, deliver large projects and provide the essential energy for growth with FDI providing the required funding to drive these initiatives.
Colin’s specific operational responsibility for the company's 5-year strategy plan of building wealth for owners/shareholders includes taking care of employees, protecting the environment, and operating a socially responsible program for the social upliftment of local communities within a 10km zone of each WtE plant. These additional responsibilities are noble, but important goals of the business. He is also responsible for educating the company’s customers and employees, the media and analysts about the company’s vision and strategy.
Colin Cloete was also Managing Director of Quintica Middle East from 2005 – 2011 and was based in the Middle East for 9 years with specific responsibility for the increasingly important domain of implementing good governance in Finance, HR, IT, and Project Management using international standards and frameworks in high profile customers throughout the Middle East, Africa & Southern Africa.
A few of the major customers were:
South Africa - Vodacom (South Africa) Monitoring and Management of Mobile Towers & Shell Africa sale of ALL assets to Vivo Energy excl. SA Assets.
His role in defining how Service Management (ISO20000), Quality Management (EFQM), and APQC Business Process Framework interrelate and complement each other has shown major interest in many camps.
After years with Olivetti, Anglo America, IBM, and Rank Xerox as a programmer, business analyst, and project manager in South Africa, Colin created the Service Management Group in early 2000’s in South Africa and Dubai, UAE and transitioning it into QUINTICA Middle East in 2005 and during his tenure with QUINTICA’s, he was instrumental in setting and expanding Quintica Group with entities in UK, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana & UAE (Group HQ) as an Operational Group Director.
He holds a National Diploma in EDPand is many certifications in ISO20000 & ITIL Service Management (Service Manager), Finance for Non-Financial Managers & Middle Management (Anglo American CTU), Account Development Strategies, Time & Territory Planning & Building Strategic Control (Xerox), Business Analysis Techniques (Case and Methodology Tools), Consultative Team Selling Process (CTSP), IBM University, E-Business, MS Project 4.0 Introduction & MITP (Managing the Implementation of the Total Project) IBM plus many more.
Managing Director Bluesky Ventures Limited (Mauritius)
Managing Director Redsky Limited
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Murray has a long track record of experience in the real estate and finance sectors – having completed projects in 22 countries to date, across 5 continents. He is a high achieving, results-oriented Entrepreneur with over 30 years of global practice and a broad spectrum of knowledge in finance and funding together with extensive history in residential, retail, leisure and hospitality developments.
Some of his key achievements have been: -
As the CEO of BlueLife Ltd., he successfully transitioned it from a privately held company with an initial investment of USD 50 million to Publicly Listed with stock market value of USD 210 million in three years.
Completed a series of investment fundings in the hospitality, energy and pharmaceutical industries.
Master Planning, launch and delivery of Azuri in Mauritius (www.azuri.mu ) - the fastest selling, and largest development of its kind; delivered through the last economic downturn.
Winner of nine International Property Awards – including Best Residential Project in Africa 2014
Established international chain of project management teams in 12 countries in a Warner Bros partnership.
In his career he has undertaken management of Property Portfolios with end value in excess of $3 billion US.
He holds an MBA and has successfully concluded the executive training programme at Harvard University.