Project News

South African Biogas & Waste-to-Energy Investment Strategy

As proud stakeholder in South Africa’s gas to power industry, SustainPower were fortunate to be invited by GreenCape to an overview of the country’s biogas and waste-to-energy market.

PepsiCo Isando Biogas Project Launch

One of the highlights of the 2022 Enlit Africa event at the CTICC was the project launch of PepsiCo’s organic waste to resource facility in South Africa. The SustainGroup stand was abuzz with activity, as Managing Director Tobias Hobbach and Operations Director Ames Martin presented the gas-to-power component of this exciting development in Isando, Ekurhuleni.

Continuous Power in Johannesburg

On the back of our successful biogas CHP (combined heat and power) solution at Distell in Springs, SustainPower were asked to model a natural gas CHP for a commercial client in the suburbs of Johannesburg. The city is blessed with extensive natural gas pipeline infrastructure, thanks to highly reputable gas suppliers like Egoli Gas. SustainPower…

Load-shedding is back: generate your own clean power.

After a short-lived respite, load-shedding is now back, making emergency back-up power more relevant than ever. For the thousands of people working and studying from home during this cold winter season, this could not come at a worse moment. Although the power utility managed to carry out important short-term maintenance of generation infrastructure last April…

Dealing with power outages during the current crisis

Just about 6 months ago, Sustainable Power Generation (Pty) Ltd, was appointed as sole distributor of PRAMAC gas generators in South Africa. This has resulted in the addition of the very attractive range of gas standby generators to its SustainPower branded gas-to-power product portfolio. The reason for this expansion was to offer homes and businesses…

Standby Gas Generator: a sustainable alternative for residential and SMEs

A standby gas generator, also known as a back-up gas generator, is a support electrical system that can be operated manually or automatically during a power outage. When operating automatically, the gas generator detects the loss of power and starts. It then communicates with a load transfer switch signalling it to switch the electrical load…

SustainPower supports Distell Springs in achieving sustainability goals, thanks to its combined heat and power (CHP) unit

Distell, a global beverage company with a wide range of award-winning brands, such as Amarula, Savanna, Hunter’s Dry, and many others, continues to ramp-up its sustainability efforts. A CHP unit from SustainPower was installed less than a year ago at its Springs cider manufacturing operation to convert the effluent treatment plant’s biogas into power. This…

Partnered with Unique Hydra

SustainPower has partnered with Unique Hydra in engineering and container manufacturing Unique Hydra, part of the global Unique Group, is a Cape Town based engineering and manufacturing company. They deliver turnkey solutions from the design to manufacturing of modular and containerised products for the industrial and offshore industry. Technical Specifications: Purpose built sound attenuation limits…

Local gas-to-power specialist partners with Italian Pramac to introduce clean and quiet standby gas to power

Sustainable Power Generation, a Cape Town-based company that provides energy solutions in rugged, secure containerised systems, continues to show its mettle in these challenging times. Over the last few years, SustainPower has actively made innovative contributions into natural gas and biogas power generation. However, with grid power availability being a thing of uncertainty in South…

SustainPower at Future Energy Nigeria

Sustainable Power Generation – best know for SustainPower and SustainSolar – was offered a place with the South African pavilion at the Future Energy Nigeria Tradeshow as parts of the DTI’s mission to increase South African exports to the rest of Africa and beyond. Future Energy Nigeria (formerly known as the West African Power Industry…