Plentify

Plentify your energy.

Turn home appliances
into intelligent assets
Let's talk Plentify

Plentify

Plentify your energy.

Turn home appliances
into intelligent assets
Let's talk Plentify

Electric water heaters are one of the most destructive forces on our electric grids, and your business is paying the price. Our smart energy device, HotBot, puts residential water heaters to work, delivering real value for your business and ensuring your customers always have hot water when they want it.

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benefits of HotBot

Property companies and body corporates

Your challenge

Electric water heaters are a major driver of bulk electricity costs in buildings you own or manage, and unreliable power supply frustrates your residents.

What HotBot does

  • Reduces bulk electricity costs
  • Ensures your residents have hot water
    when they want it
  • Allows you to install cheaper solar or backup power
  • Achieves SANS compliance for less
  • Lowers your cost of insurance
  • Manages electric load, lessening the likelihood of scheduled blackouts
Solar and battery companies

Your challenge

You work in a highly competitive industry, where innovation is key to winning bids.

What HotBot does

  • Shifts water heater load to optimise solar power
  • Enables solar companies to produce energy more cheaply and differentiate themselves from competitors
  • Complements battery storage for more competitive solutions
  • Enables clean backup power more affordably than diesel generators
Utilities and municipalities

Your challenge

Your cost base is rising, and providing reliable service is becoming increasingly difficult.

What HotBot does

  • Manages energy load, keeping supply and demand in balance
  • Reduces wholesale electricity costs, improving your margins
  • Eases strain on the distribution grid, reducing risk and lowering long-term capex requirements
  • Keeps paying consumers happy due to increased reliability and affordability, so fewer leave the grid
  • Ensures hot water in homes when needed
Insurers

Your challenge

Faulty or burst water heaters and their resultant damage are major drivers of insurance claims.

What HotBot does

  • Detects leaks and other water heater issues before they cause damage
  • Greatly reduces claims on burst water heaters and the resultant damage
  • Provides exceptional user experience, ensuring happy customers

Explore the
benefits of HotBot

Your challenge

Electric water heaters are a major driver of bulk electricity costs in buildings you own or manage, and unreliable power supply frustrates your residents.

What HotBot does

  • Reduces bulk electricity costs
  • Ensures your residents have hot water
    when they want it
  • Allows you to install cheaper solar or backup power
  • Achieves SANS compliance for less
  • Lowers your cost of insurance
  • Manages electric load, lessening the likelihood of scheduled blackouts

Your challenge

You work in a highly competitive industry, where innovation is key to winning bids.

What HotBot does

  • Shifts water heater load to optimise solar power
  • Enables solar companies to produce energy more cheaply and differentiate themselves from competitors
  • Complements battery storage for more competitive solutions
  • Enables clean backup power more affordably than diesel generators

Your challenge

Your cost base is rising, and providing reliable service is becoming increasingly difficult.

What HotBot does

  • Manages energy load, keeping supply and demand in balance
  • Reduces wholesale electricity costs, improving your margins
  • Eases strain on the distribution grid, reducing risk and lowering long-term capex requirements
  • Keeps paying consumers happy due to increased reliability and affordability, so fewer leave the grid
  • Ensures hot water in homes when needed

Your challenge

Faulty or burst water heaters and their resultant damage are major drivers of insurance claims.

What HotBot does

  • Detects leaks and other water heater issues before they cause damage
  • Greatly reduces claims on burst water heaters and the resultant damage
  • Provides exceptional user experience, ensuring happy customers

Want to know more?

Schedule a free 15-minute consultation and we’ll be in touch to answer your questions and discuss your needs.

Will you join the movement?

Plentify’s efforts have earned the recognition, trust, and support of several leading global organisations. Join us in creating the energy system that the world needs.

  • 2017

    Echoing Green

    World’s leading angel investor in social impact startups.

    Plentify’s relationship: Fellow

    Find out more

  • 2017

    Tamer Fund

    The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures provides seed grants to social and environmental ventures.

    Plentify’s relationship: Grant recipient

    Find out more

  • 2018

    The African Entrepreneurship Award

    Africa’s largest, private sector award focused on helping businesses that use technology.

    Plentify’s relationship: Winner

    Find out more

  • 2019

    EDF

    One of the world’s largest utilities and renewable energy producers. Pulse is their annual energy innovation competition.

    Plentify’s relationship
    Finalist: UK, 2020  
    Winner, Southern Africa 2019

    Find out more

  • 2020

    GIZ

    The GIZ implements the South African German Energy Programme (SAGEN), in conjunction with the DMRE, SALGA, Eskom and the National Treasury.

    Plentify’s relationship: Partner

    Find out more

  • 2020

    City of Cape Town

    Second-largest economic centre in South Africa, contributing 10% of the national GDP and home to 4 million residents.

    Plentify’s relationship: Project partner

  • 2021

    World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

    Non-profit organisation launched at the Bonn Climate Conference to bring together the main actors in the field of clean technologies

    Plentify’s relationship: Member

  • 2021

    The Diamond List

    The Diamond List is an exclusive and global group of game-changing climate ventures deemed investment-ready and poised for impact.

    Plentify’s relationship: Portfolio company

  • 2021

    CSIR

    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is South Africa’s premier scientific R&D organisation, and the largest R&D organisation in Africa.

    Plentify’s relationship: Partner

  • 2021

    EEP

    The Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund (EEP) is managed by the Nordic Development Fund and provides financing to innovative clean energy projects and technologies.

    Plentify’s relationship: Portfolio company

    Find out more

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  • Echoing Green

    World’s leading angel investor in social impact startups.

    Plentify’s relationship: Fellow

    Find out more

  • Tamer Fund

    The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures provides seed grants to social and environmental ventures.

    Plentify’s relationship: Grant recipient

    Find out more

  • The African Entrepreneurship Award

    Africa’s largest, private sector award focused on helping businesses that use technology.

    Plentify’s relationship: Winner

    Find out more

  • EDF

    One of the world’s largest utilities and renewable energy producers. Pulse is their annual energy innovation competition.

    Plentify’s relationship
    Finalist: UK, 2020  
    Winner, Southern Africa 2019

    Find out more

  • GIZ

    The GIZ implements the South African German Energy Programme (SAGEN), in conjunction with the DMRE, SALGA, Eskom and the National Treasury.

    Plentify’s relationship: Partner

    Find out more

  • City of Cape Town

    Second-largest economic centre in South Africa, contributing 10% of the national GDP and home to 4 million residents.

    Plentify’s relationship: Project partner

  • World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

    Non-profit organisation launched at the Bonn Climate Conference to bring together the main actors in the field of clean technologies

    Plentify’s relationship: Member

  • The Diamond List

    The Diamond List is an exclusive and global group of game-changing climate ventures deemed investment-ready and poised for impact.

    Plentify’s relationship: Portfolio company

  • CSIR

    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is South Africa’s premier scientific R&D organisation, and the largest R&D organisation in Africa.

    Plentify’s relationship: Partner

  • EEP

    The Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund (EEP) is managed by the Nordic Development Fund and provides financing to innovative clean energy projects and technologies.

    Plentify’s relationship: Portfolio company

    Find out more