Welcome To Kathea Energy

Kathea was borne out of the wish of an Entrepreneur, Gregory John Darke, to build his own empire. Kathea Metals was started in 1995 from humble beginnings with 2 partner and university friends and traded in secondary steel, mainly tinplate which it bought from South African producers and sold to the East, mainly Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka among others.


Kathea Energy is value added partner of HUAWEI. Huawei offers leading Smart PV solutions harnessing more than 30 years of expertise in digital information technology.


Kathea Energy has partnered with brands such as Alpha ESS making us one of the largest distributors of Alpha ESS in Southern Africa.

Commercial Storage / Off-Grid

By partnering with Alpha ESS and HUAWEI, Kathea ensures to assist with the most efficient system for your energy independent needs.


Kathea Energy ensures to partner with tier 1 Solar Module suppliers, such as Canadian Solar and JA Solar.

Solar Accessories

Kathea Energy has partnered with various leading brands of PV Cable and mounting distributors.

Contact Us

Our customer support and account management teams strive to provide the best service in the industry. We are passionate about our products, services and solutions as well as our customers and it shows in the level of value-added service that we provide.

Whether you are looking to demo equipment, submit a sales enquiry, talk to customer support, or request a quotation, Kathea Energy is here to assist you.