Plentify provides reliable and sustainable energy and water services that are more affordable than the grid.
We pride ourselves on removing all barriers to South Africans switching to new sources of energy and water by paying all upfront costs and selling services more affordably than the grid. Using advanced technology, we are able to not only put control back into your hands, but also increase your savings by using these precious resources as optimally as possible. There is no catch – we’ve created a business model that supports sustainability and gives you individual power to harness the potential of our world.
Join us in designing the future. A future where together we build sustainable, intelligent cities one home at a time.
Jon is the founder and CEO of Plentify. He believes that improving the resilience of cities is key to minimising the human costs of climate change – and that a new model for utilities is needed to support this. He has spent his career applying innovations in finance, technology and business models to address clean energy in Africa. Most recently, he led Google’s clean energy efforts in Africa, funding the largest wind and solar PV farms on the continent and developing products to expand energy access. Jon has a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia University, a Masters in Finance from the University of Cape Town, is a Feldberg Fellow and an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow.
Carl leads software development for Plentify. He is passionate about using technology to improve how we function as individuals and as a society. Most recently he founded Fireworks Innovation which launched numerous new products to make financial services work better; previously, he co-founded FireID Security which improved digital security for many of the largest companies in South Africa. He is no stranger to adding intelligence to the physical world either, having developed an app which monitored the quality of 5 million punnets of table grapes during the 2016 harvest. Carl has a Masters in Electronic Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch, where he graduated Cum Laude.
Taya leads user experience at Plentify. She believes that technology products can be valuable tools to empower South Africans and improve their day-to-day lives. Her focus is always on the user – whether it’s research, defining the customer experience strategy, or validating the effectiveness of the product. She excels in ensuring that the bigger picture and small details come together in one cohesive whole and has done this for a range of companies, from revolutionary start-ups to some of South Africa’s most well-known brands like Woolworths, Old Mutual and Capitec. She has won numerous awards for her work.
Sam is an Associate at Plentify. He focuses on helping the team make data-driven decisions to ensure that customers have the best possible experience. He is passionate about the nexus between energy production, consumption, and quality of life in Africa and believes that smart products and services can help humans live better. He has worked in over a dozen African countries as a consultant, educator and entrepreneur and has spent several years tackling some of the continent’s toughest challenges. Sam has a Masters in Energy from Sciences Po Paris and a BA in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale.
PlumbGuarantee is a company of registered and qualified plumbers that specialise in the supply, installation, servicing and repair of plumbing systems.
As part of their commitment to embracing sustainable solutions Plentify and PlumbGuarantee have partnered to bring smart solar geyser solutions to customers who are ready for the change. For us at Plentify this means that we know that you will always receive reliable, safe and friendly service from specialists who have installed over 18 000 hot water systems over more than 20 years in the field.