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    Water Conservation Water Tanks

    Environmental factors, such as global warming, population growth, rising costs and rapid urban expansion have resulted in increased demand for alternative water supply solutions. Rainwater harvesting, water conservation and recycling have become key considerations for the industrial sector, in property developments and in the housing sector.

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    SBS® offers a wide range of water and liquid storage solutions to meet the diverse and exacting needs of the mining, municipal, fire protection and commercial sectors, with a focus on working to develop comprehensive solutions that address the need for water conservation.

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    SBS Energy has developed a solution that not only addresses the need for backup power, but puts the power back in business owner's hands with an easy-to-use dashboard system.

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    Fire Water Storage Tanks for Manufacturer of Renowned Brands

    SBS Solutions East Africa Limited, a division of SBS Tanks Pty Ltd, recently completed the successful installation of two bulk fire water storage tanks for Kenyan Wine Agencies (KWAL). The two  ST15/05 SBS Tanks, standing at just over six metres tall, have a capacity of 516,000 litres each. Combined, the premium ISO-certified fire suppression water tanks store over 1 million litres.

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    Backup water for traditional farm living with mod-cons

    Fairview Estates in Ballito required a bulk water storage tank to store the potable (drinking) drawn from a borehole after it had gone through a filtration plant. SBS Tanks installed an ST17/03 from the Standard Tank Range, which provides the estate with 300,000 litres of drinking water storage.

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    HEALTHCARE FACILITY IN GQEBERHA, NURTURE AURORA HOSPITAL, BENEFITS FROM BACKUP WATER STORAGE TANK SOLUTION

    Aurora wanted to ensure that in the event of municipal water challenges, they were able to continue operations and ensure optimal patient care. After consultation to establish the needs of the centre, SBS Tanks installed an Econo Range back-up water storage tank, with the effective storage capacity of 140,000 to provide backup water storage for the 74-bed rehabilitation facility and nine-bed high care unit.

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    Bulk water storage tank for Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

    The Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality has been experiencing water challenges for
    several years. As part of one of nine initiatives implemented by the municipality, which comprises
    Gqeberha and Kariega (previously known as Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage respectively), a 460,000
    litre bulk water storage tank from SBS® Tanks was installed.

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    Tank Farm installed to increase bulk potable water storage

    SBS Tanks installed a quick and cost-effective solution to increase bulk potable water storage for the KwaGuqa township, situated west of eMalahleni. The tanks have a combined storage capacity of over 15 million litres and are modular, steel-bolted water storage tanks offering a fast and effective solution for bulk water storage at a community level.

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    Protecting the environment and community at Wuppertal

    SBS was able to install a fire tank and water storage solution at the Wuppertal community in record time while taking into account the environmentally protected status of the Wuppertal community.

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    Keeping Education Flowing at the University of Zululand

    SBS is in the process of designing and installing a 5Ml water storage and treatment plant at the University of Zululand- to help the university overcome repeat water cuts due to illegal connections.

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    MUNICIPAL Water Tanks: SBS Tanks Partners with eThekwini Municipality

    A successful installation of a 50kl pump station tank and a 1.7Ml bulk water storage system for our first collaboration with the eThekwini municipality!

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    Backup water storage tanks ensure continued business operation

    The SBS Group is situated in the same industrial park as the KZN Distribution Centre for a national food and clothing chain. The distribution centre is responsible for the delivery of dry and frozen food goods to stores within the Durban and KwaZulu-Natal region.

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    Water Security: Innovative solutions for effluent water

    Expansion of a packaging and manufacturing operation in Gauteng, South Africa, necessitated the installation of effluent water tanks. The company required tanks to house the untreated wastewater following the washing of printed ink logos and company details off recycled paper and cardboard, to be used as raw materials in the production of new product. The SBS® team worked with the client’s engineers to design the most effective effluent water storage system for the site.

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    Cyclone and corrosion resistant water storage solutions

    SBS® is no stranger to the Mozambican Port of Beira having previously worked alongside consulting engineers in a bid to upgrade the water storage capabilities for potable and processing water and for fire protection reservoirs. Situated on the east coast of Africa, Mozambique averages about 1.5 tropical cyclones a year, and although not often higher than Category 2, these typically cause widespread damage.

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    Harvesting rainwater reduces environmental and economic impact.

    Don’t let the cost or lack of municipal water supply cripple the production or profitability of your business operations. CHEP, suppliers of high-quality pallets and containers, contacted SBS® to design a system to harvest and store rainwater at their Cornubia, KZN site. SBS® devised a compact system to accommodate the limited space available leaving CHEP able to keep operations running for two and a half weeks, even if municipal supply is disrupted.

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    Azura Offices

    Requirements:

    Cost saving and back-up energy to ensure that the Azura offices remain operational durning load shedding.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed 44kW of PV on tilt racks with a 100kW Atess inverter coupled to a 200kWh Freedom Won battery.

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    Superspar Witbank

    Requirements:

    The client required a solution that would produce as much alternate energy from solar to offset costs and integrate with a 1.2MW Generator.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 500kW peak grid-tied solution flooding all available roof space with solar.

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    Berea Centre

    Requirements:

    Find cost savings through alternate energy supply.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 375kW Peak grid tied solar solution.

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    Cabriolet Auto

    Project Requirements:

    Looking for an alternate energy solution to offset day time consumption and realise savings.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 90kW grid tied solar solution.

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    Gace Farming

    Project Requirements:

    To provide Gace Farming with a cost saving through the production of alternate energy. Gace farming was also faced with the problem of not being able to increase their supply from Eskom. As the farm has expanded over the years, the energy requirement now exceeds that of the current supply so the they needed supplementary supply from solar.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 120kW peak grid tied solar solution, integrated with a 100kVa generator.

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    TerraMacs Farming

    Requirements:

    Provide savings and power to the TerraMacs farming operation, including the irrigation and fertigation plants, and the homestead.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed 22kW of PV coupled to 2 x 12kW Sunsynk inverters, with a 40kWh Freedom Won battery.

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    Ellingham Farm Offices

    Requirements:

    Keep the offices at Ellingham farm running through load shedding.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed 22kW of PV coupled to a 2 x 12 Sunsynk inverters, with 20kWh of battery storage.

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    Cole Farming – Dam

    Requirements:

    Cost saving and back-up energy to ensure that the irrigation and fertigation plant for the macadamias remained operational during load shedding and grid failures.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 22kW PV ground mount array with a 50kW Sunsynk inverter coupled to a 60kWh Freedom Won battery.

    The ground out was designed and installed by the SSB team and is part of the turn key solution offered by SBS Energy. The ability to keep the process in house allows the SBS team greater control on deliverables whilst saving on cost.

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    Cole Farming – Main

    Requirements:

    Cost saving and back-up energy to ensure that all farming operations and the homes on the farm would remain operational durning load shedding.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 80kW PV ground mount array with a Atess 100kW inverter coupled to a 200kWh Freedom Won battery.

    The ground mount was designed and installed by the SSB team and is part of the turn key solution offered by SBS Energy. The ability to keep the process in house allows the SBS team greater control on deliverables whilst saving on cost.

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    Scribante Farm

    Requirements:

    Hybrid solar solution for the house and stable complex.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed a 40kWh Freedom Won battery storage solar solution with 24kW of inverter capacity.

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    Mackenzie Farms

    Requirements:

    Back-up energy solar energy solution to ensure that milking and refrigeration would be maintained despite load-shedding and power interruptions.

    Solution:

    SBS Energy installed 100kW of PV, with 3 x 50kW Atess inverters and 200 KWh of battery storage from Freedom Won.

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    Atholl Heights Primary School

    Project Requirements:

    Backup energy solution for school administration offices.

    Solution:

    The solution boasts 30kWh of battery storage, allowing for a seamless transition to the backup energy source during blackouts, and providing an uninterrupted power supply to the school’s essential administration hub.

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