About Us

Founded in 2016, SustainPower delivers containerised, high-quality, durable solutions for sustainable power generation.

Our journey began by leveraging biogas, landfill gas, and natural gas, before we designed and manufactured our products in South Africa using world-class components. Our dedication to quality and passion for efficiency drive our mission to revolutionise how developing economies generate power.

About Us

Founded in 2016, SustainPower delivers containerised, high-quality, durable solutions for sustainable power generation.

Our journey began by leveraging biogas, landfill gas, and natural gas, before we designed and manufactured our products in South Africa using world-class components. Our dedication to quality and passion for efficiency drive our mission to revolutionise how developing economies generate power.

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Our Mission

We aim to transform the power generation landscape in developing economies through sustainable solutions driven by our commitment to quality, efficiency, and responsibility to people and the planet.

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Our Vision

To become the premier African supplier of clean energy solutions, harnessing biogas, landfill gas, natural gas, and other sustainable sources to pave the way for a cleaner, more sustainable future.

Our Core Values

Sustainability

Modular Design

We have an enduring commitment to the planet and its future.

Diversity

Robust Construction

We embrace change and value different perspectives.

Reliability

Advanced Safety Features

Trust, integrity, and accountability are evident in all we do.

Innovation

Smart Technology Integration

We continuously challenge and improve for excellence.

Transform Power, Sustain Your Progress

Partner with SustainPower to modernise your energy systems. Our solutions will drive efficiency and reliability in your operations today and in the future.

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About SustainStorage™

Power generation was just the beginning. We recognise diverse energy storage needs, from backup to peak shaving, and so SustainPower is proud to introduce SustainStorage™, a division dedicated to battery energy storage systems (BESS). Our turn-key, fully integrated, and modular AC-coupled containerised systems - with optional PV integration - are designed for off-grid and grid-tied applications.

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More About SustainGroup

As the overarching entity, SustainGroup symbolises a powerhouse in the African clean energy sector. We’ve mastered niche technologies and turn-key delivery to extend operations beyond SustainPower and encompass off-grid solar, battery storage, and more (all supported by comprehensive financing solutions).

Meet the Leaders Driving Change

Tobias Hobbach

Tobias Hobbach

Chief Executive Officer,
Group Managing Director

Tobias accumulated a wealth of experience in Financial Management and Business Strategy during the ten years he spent working for one of the leading German car and truck manufacturers. In 2012, he came to South Africa as the CFO of one of the largest manufacturing companies in the country.

His leadership skills and passion for manufacturing led him to become CEO of a South African engine-building firm, before he founded Sustainable Power Generation in 2016.

Ames Martin

Ames Martin

Chief Operating Officer,
Group Director

Before joining SustainPower, Ames served as the Regional Business Development Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at one of the world's largest oil and gas service companies. He brings over 12 years of experience managing projects and maintaining and delivering large equipment packages worldwide.

Ames is also qualified in Diesel and Industrial Technology and Project Management, making him a key asset to SustainPower's strategy.

Daniel Goldstuck

Daniel Goldstuck

Chief Commercial Officer

Daniel is a seasoned energy professional who has led and participated in teams responsible for bringing ZAR 9bn worth of solar PV and battery projects (totalling 450MW) to fruition since 2013. As Chief Commercial Officer at SustainPower, he oversees the strategy for developing and selling targeted energy storage solutions that cater to the specifics of the South African and broader African markets.

Daniel was previously responsible for driving SOLA Group’s projects to Financial Close, specifically the cluster of 3x100MW PV plants with private off-takers. He also oversaw their sales and execution of energy storage projects and services.

Robert Tomas

Robert Tomas

Chief Engineer

Robert Tomas, a born and raised Western Cape local, has spent 19 years in the industry, amassing a broad knowledge base in combustion, steam, oil and gas, marine and offshore, and electrical projects. As a former Project Manager and Senior Electrical Engineer at Unique Group, Rob brought incomparable experience to our team when he joined SustainPower in September 2022 as Head of Engineering and Production.

He has since taken on the role of Chief Engineer overseeing all Gas-to-Power and BESS technical operations and mechanical systems and leads our team of engineers to complete projects.

Join Us on Our Journey

As we expand, we invite you to become part of our story. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the world and build a sustainable legacy for generations to come. Let us know what’s on your mind.

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Our Approach

SustainPower offers clean energy solutions tailored for the commercial and industrial markets. Our systems stand out for their energy efficiency, providing significant cost savings to our clients through power outage protection, peak shaving, and waste heat recovery. This displaces traditional energy sources, like coal and diesel, and supports our vision of a sustainable future.

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Passion for People and Planet

Climate change, energy access, and economic growth are all critical challenges, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Renewable energies represent our commitment to a sustainable, inclusive future, as they offer everyone clean, inexhaustible power sources.

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    Contact Details

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      +27 21 204 1881

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      +27 72 373 3523

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      info@sustainpower.com

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      9 Bridgewater Street, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town, 7405