Case Studies

A Solar PV Solution for Little Staughton Airfield

The Challenge Little Staughton had previously been home to both Lancaster and Mosquito Squadrons during World War Two, but is now the site of a number of industrial units. Little Staughton had a need for a cheaper, more renewable power supply for these units, and also wished to reduce their impact on the environment. The …

A Solar PV Solution for Hulcote Crop Store

The Challenge Hulcote Crop Store presented a unique opportunity. Due to its primary purpose, the store is used predominantly during the summer months when harvesting is taking place and the energy usage is very high at this time. For the rest of the year, however, the store sits empty. Hulcote decided to look for a …

A Solar PV Solution for Stitches Farm

The Challenge A family owned poultry farm, Stitches Farm needed to find a renewable energy solution that could meet the high levels of energy required to heat 7 broiler houses, housing over 92,000 birds, whilst reducing their carbon emissions at the same time. In order to remain sustainable in a competitive market, it was also …

A Solar PV Solution for Haven Holiday Park

The Challenge As the largest holiday park owner in the UK, Haven presented an interesting challenge. Haven wanted to test new ground by attempting to create holiday caravans that could generate enough electricity to cover their own costs. On average, these static caravans use £200-300 of electricity per year. The test site was based at …

A Multi Technology Energy Solution for Cheddar Water

The Challenge Environmental Energies worked with Cheddar Water, a bottling plant in Somerset, to find a renewable energy solution for their state of the art bottling plant. Cheddar Water extract their water from a spring in the Mendip hills, and following the installation of a new plant, they would be able to produce 8000 bottles a day. …

A Solar PV Solution for Carrs Welding Technologies

The Challenge Carrs Welding Technologies provide laser welding services to the aerospace, medical, automotive, and leisure industries as well as many specialist engineering companies. As a company that develop products that are used in the green energy generation process, it was natural for Carrs to look for a way to generate their own renewable power. The Solution …

A Solar PV Solution for Holme Trakehners

The Challenge Holme Trakehner, a world class horse stud breeding the Trakehner line of horses, required a green energy solution to meet their high demand for energy. With power hungry facilities that include a solarium, flood lit area, a horse walker and a hot water shower bay, Holme Trakehner were looking for technology that could …

A Voltage Optimisation Solution for the Taylor Family

The Challenge With 2 adults and 2 children living in a 4 bedroom detached home, the Taylor family’s electricity consumption of 6000 kWh was costing them £698 a year. The Solution Environmental Energies recommended that the Taylor family install a voltage optimisation system in their home. Voltage optimisation is a simple and efficient way to …

A Voltage Optimisation Solution for the Williams Family

The Challenge With an average yearly energy consumption of 6300kWh, Mr & Mrs Williams were spending £705 a year on their energy bills. With numerous household appliances ranging from gas central heating to games consoles, they were unsure how they could reduce their domestic energy bills without sacrificing useful electrical goods. The Solution Voltage optimisation …

An Example of our Multi Technology Energy Solutions

The Challenge A large distribution centre wishes to replace its antiquated heating and lighting systems, which are both inefficient and impractical. The old systems are unable to provide an appropriate working environment throughout the year, as various individual sections across the premises have their own individual energy requirements. The heating system uses an enormous amount …

A Biomass Boiler Solution for Winyard Inn

The Challenge A traditional family pub in rural Dorset, Winyard Inn recently expanded its business by beginning to offer a number of holiday apartments for let. This business decision prompted the Inn’s owners to search for a sustainable, cost effective solution to heat both the Inn itself and the newly added lets. The Solution Environmental Energies …

A Multi Technology Energy Solution for John Collingwood Fruit Farm

The Challenge Like all fruit farms in the UK, John Collingwood’s 400 acre farm faces fierce competition from fruit growers abroad in France, the US and the Far East. Of the 1500 UK fruit producers present in 1982, only 400 remain. In order to deal with this competition, John Collingwood’s farm needed to find a …

A Multi Technology Energy Solution for AMIC Haulage

The Challenge As a freight transport company with a large carbon footprint, AMIC were keen to find a way to reduce their carbon emissions and, in turn, their energy costs. Large areas of warehouse space had previously gone unheated due to the substantial cost that would be incurred for the amount of energy required. This …

A Biomass Boilers Solution for Brook Meadow Caravan & Camp Site

The Challenge A 400-acre farm with an additional 15 acres of land set aside for camping and caravanning, Brook Meadow is a busy camping site which can accommodate up to 300 people at a time. Following a substantial upgrade of bathroom facilities, Brook Meadow saw an opportunity for a renewable community energy solution to provide …

A Multi Technology Energy Solution for Church Farm

The Challenge One of the major milk suppliers to Sainsbury’s, Church Farm tend to over 700 pedigree cows. Since Dairy Farms on average use 25% of their power on hot water, Church Farm required a green energy solution that could not only fulfil this need but also provide heating for the offices and the family …

A Solar PV Solution for Lynfield Mount NHS Hospital, Bradford

The Challenge The Lynfield Mount NHS Hospital in Bradford required a bespoke renewable energy solution that met emergency power requirements, while generating maximum energy. The Solution From the initial green energy aspirations to post-installation monitoring and maintenance, Environmental Energies have guided the hospital through the various stages involved in installing a solar PV system. The …

A Multi Technology Energy Solution for Alun Dick’s Farm

The Challenge A poultry farm with nine broiler houses and three million birds a year, Alun Dicks Farm required a sustainable energy solution that reduced heating costs and carbon emissions, while working alongside the existing biomass system. The existing biomass  system had already reduced heating costs by 50% but Alun wished to find a multi-technology …

A Solar PV Solution for Dataracks

The Challenge Dataracks, a leading manufacturer of data storage software, required a commercial renewable energy solution to build on their existing commitment to environmental responsibility. As they already invest heavily in recycling and recyclables, it was a logical step to look for a renewable energy source that could improve their environmental performance further. The Solution …

A Solar PV Solution for Mr Blacklee

The Challenge Knowing that solar energy was proven to generate enough electricity to power a residential property, Mr Blacklee wanted to make the switch to green energy in order to lower both his energy bills and his carbon emissions. The Solution After a consultation with Environmental Energies, Mr Blacklee agreed to have 16 solar PV …

A Solar PV Solution for voestalpine Rotec Ltd

voestalpine Rotec is a group of companies that specialise in the production, further processing and sales of precision steel tube products. Rotec UK, based in Hinckley, offer complete tubular solutions to the automotive industry, with products ranging from simple bush tubes to complex assembled parts.