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ABOUT SUSTAINGROUP

SustainGroup is a leading African clean energy equipment and operations company mastering niche technologies such as biogas, landfill gas, off-grid solar, battery storage and others. The SustainGroup's brands integrate complex, clean energy technology in rugged packages, ensure turn-key delivery and provide operations and service supported by financing solutions.

SustainStorage

Battery Energy
Storage Systems

SustainStorage offers turn-key, fully integrated and modular, AC-coupled containerised battery energy storage systems (BESS) with optional PV integration. Designed together with our technology partners, our product range is applicable to both off-grid and grid-tied energy storage applications such as back-up, peak shaving, energy shifting and frequency regulation. Where required, the SUSTAINSTORAGE™ BESS range can offer energy management systems (EMS), black start capability and diesel generator integration.

SustainPower

Biogas, Landfill and
Natural Gas-to-Power

SustainPower is a unique power equipment packager that operates in the gas-to-power industry focusing on high-quality solutions for decentralised sustainable power generation using biogas, landfill gas and natural gas. The gensets and combined heat and power plants (CHPs) are designed and manufactured in South Africa with world-class engines and components. Aside from saving clients' money through power outage protection, peak shaving and waste heat recovery, SustainPower reduces carbon emissions by displacing diesel and coal in an efficient way.

SustainSolar

Off-Grid Solar
Solutions

SustainSolar is a leading system integrator of high quality, turn-key containerised solar and battery storage systems. SustainSolar offers an innovative range of products consisting of modular, plug and play solutions suitable for various applications such as off-grid power supply, mini-grids for rural electrification, hybrid diesel fuel saver systems for commercial solutions and rapid deployment mobile systems.

Our Mission and Vision

Scope

Developing economies face numerous challenges regarding reliable electricity supply and waste management. SustainGroup responds to these needs with our unique sustainable power generating solutions.

Mission

With dedication to quality, passion for efficiency, and an urge to fulfil our responsibility to people and the planet, we strive to make a difference in the way developing economies generate power.

Vision

SustainGroup will become the leading African supplier of clean energy solutions for sustainable power generation from biogas, landfill gas, natural gas and other sustainable and alternative energy sources such as solar and wind.

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Rapid Deployment

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modular & Expandable

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Clean
Power Option

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Remote Monitoring

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Turn-key solution

Our Core VALUES

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OUR MISSION
DRIVES US

We are passionate about sustainability and won’t stop doing what matters.

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Diversity is our
strength

We cherish change, respect opinions, and find same-same boring.  

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You can count
on us

We trust our friends, stand by our word, and own what
we do.

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Innovate, Implement
& Improve

We challenge the status-quo and are serious about quality in everything.

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Management Team

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Tobias Hobbach

Managing Director

Tobias accumulated a wealth of experience in Financial Management and Business Strategy during the 10 years he spent working in Japan and Germany for one of the leading German car and truck manufacturers. He came to South Africa in 2012 as the CFO of one of the largest manufacturing companies in the country. His leadership skills and passion for manufacturing led to his role as CEO in a medium-sized, South African, engine building firm, before founding Sustainable Power Generation in 2016.

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Daniel Goldstuck

Head of sustainstorage

Daniel is a seasoned energy professional leading and being a part of teams responsible for bringing ZAR9bn worth of Solar PV and battery projects, totalling 450MW, to fruition since 2013.
As Head of SustainStorage at SustainGroup, he oversees strategy for the development and sales of a targeted energy storage solutions catering to the specifics of the South African and broader African markets.
He was previously responsible for driving SOLA Group’s projects to Financial Close, specifically the cluster of 3x100MW of PV plants with private off takers. Further, he previously oversaw their sales and execution of energy storage projects and services.

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Winston Latham

Chief Financial Officer

Winston is an experienced Chartered Accountant (CA) with board-level experience in various industries, both in South Africa and internationally. He headed up finance at Richard Branson's (Virgin Group) largest interest in South Africa, building financial and governance systems into businesses that grew from start-ups to established market leaders. He left Virgin to pursue a career in clean energy, initially in utility-scale renewable energy, then joining the Sustain team in 2020.