Next Generation looks to CHP for cost and carbon savings

Published:  19 October, 2008

Leisure group Next Generation, which now incorporates David Lloyd Leisure has embarked on a major green energy deal with cogeneration specialist Ener-g thatwill save £900 000 a year and reduce carbon emissions by 16 000 t a year.

Ener-g will install and maintain all the two companies’ CHP requirements over an initial 5-year period. This is part of a 20-year energy-efficiency programme to reduce long-term energy costs by £18 million. Projected carbon savings amount to 321 200 t.

Contracts with individual leisure clubs will be run on a discount energy purchase basis, with Ener-g installing and maintaining the CHP system without capital outlay and selling the electricity at low cost. Typical savings compared to Grid prices are over 30%, with an average club cutting its annual energy bill by £15 000 a year. Customers can also reduce emissions without needing to wait to find capital, making low-carbon projects immediately available.

Ener-g has worked with David Lloyd for seven years and Next Generation for five years. The two companies already have 46 CHP units. Ener-g will install CHP in at least two new-build clubs over the next five years and retro-fit CHP into a further 10.

Under the new contract, CHP will be installed at most of the group’s clubs, with an expected electrical output of 73 GWh and year and a heat output of nearly 115 GWh a year.

For more information on this story, click here: October08, 129

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