How Bioenergy Can Help Your Business
Bioenergy from waste offers a range of benefits to businesses throughout the West Midlands. Birmingham has an initiative to reduce CO2 emissions by 60% by 2026.
1. Bioenergy can cost-effectively supply the heat and electricity you need for your office block, factory, retail park or industrial estate.
If you have a sufficient supply of suitable waste locally then you can use one of the innovative bioenergy solutions developed and manufactured in the West Midlands to produce the heat and electricity your business needs. Given the rising cost of gas and electricity, bioenergy from waste option is becoming increasingly attractive.
A bioenergy station can provide you with 1 to 10 MW of electricity. It also gives you an efficient and green way to dispose of waste while providing you with cost-effective heat and electricity.
2. It can save you money on your waste management
Waste management is a major expense for some companies, especially factories and manufacturers in the region. A bioenergy plant can process your waste, supply you with heat and electricity and reduce the amount that you need to dispose of.
3. A bioenergy power plant can be housed anywhere
Bioenergy power plants do not require large amounts of space like traditional generators and they do not incinerate fuel, i.e. they do not produce pollution. So they can easily be housed behind offices or on a housing or industrial centre or even in a major city.
4. A bioenergy plant can be installed quickly
Bioenergy power plants do not require large amounts of space like traditional generators. They can be installed quickly and in a cost-effective manner.
5. Bioenergy supports both your green and corporate social responsibility agenda
Customers are becoming choosier about which companies they deal with in terms of their environmental and Corporate Social Responsibility agenda. You may be looking to strengthen your ethical selling position or re-position your company in a more environmentally friendly or socially responsible light to gain a significant competitive advantage. In numerous markets, these are strong marketing messages.
Talking about your carbon saving success can enhance your brand reputation with both stakeholders and customers and give your business a competitive edge.
7. It reduces your carbon footprint
Your company may have made a pledge to reduce its carbon footprint and this innovative bioenergy solution makes good on this. This is a strong selling point in the current competitive business environment.
EBRI - Supporting Your Bioenergy Solution
EBRI is responsible for bioenergy knowledge transfer across the West Midlands.
EBRI can help your company to assess and quantify the benefits, savings and costs associated with implementing bioenergy in your business. Once a solid business case has been put forward and agreed, EBRI can put you in touch with the local group of SMEs, who can supply everything you need, and help see through your project to a successful completion.
Get in touch with EBRI and become involved with bringing green, renewable energy to the West Midlands.