Speedy invests £5m in biofuel generators to cut site emissions

Grant Prior 4 months ago
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Hirer Speedy has invested £5m in generators, biofuels and mobile fuel stations to support customers in reducing on-site carbon emissions.

The business has added over 200 new generators ranging from 20kva up to 500kva to create a 2,500-strong fleet which is compatible with hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel.

Customers who choose to operate their equipment with HVO fuel have the opportunity to reduce emissions by up to 90% compared to using diesel.

Speedy has complemented this by investing in 150 fuel pods that customers can use as temporary fuel stations on-site.

Lisa Blake, category director at Speedy, said: “The demand for sustainable power solutions and cleaner fuels will continue to rise as firms tackle the dual challenge of cutting carbon emissions and the removal of tax benefits on red diesel as announced by the government at budget 2020.

“Many contractors are already planning to eliminate the use of diesel on sites and so it’s important that they have easy access to the right equipment to help them meet their green ambitions.

“This investment complements our portfolio of power and fuel solutions that will not only provide customers with industry-leading products, but save them time and cost sourcing generators, cabling and clean fuels from separate suppliers.”

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