British flag

The Benefits of On-Site Energy Generation

British flagGab Barbaro, the Managing Director of British Gas Business, makes the case for the benefits of on-site energy generation at Energy Live News.  From his perspective in the U.K., Barbaro said that such an approach can reduce the cost of energy overall — including both the capital and operational sides of the equation. Price volatility is curbed by a reduction reliance on the grid. Operational efficiency likely is improved and such an approach can facilitate greener operations by making renewables more attractive. If considered when a facility is being planned, on-site energy can enable a substation to be struck from the plan.

Barbaro suggests  being open to a variety of options and exploring Energy Performance Contracts that are designed to reduce consumption.

On-site energy is seen as a hedge against cost and volatility and the gateway to a variety of advantages. Indeed, two on-site turbines were installed earlier this year in the Eiffel Tower. The UGE VisionAIR5 wind turbines will produce 10,000 kWh of electricity annually.

10 Tactics of Successful Energy Managers
Sponsored By: EnergyCap, Inc.

  
The Hidden Costs of Air Compressor Operation
Sponsored By: FS-Elliott

  
Approaches to Managing EHS&S Data
Sponsored By: Enablon

  
Packaging LED & Advanced Rooftop Unit Control (ARC) Retrofits for Maximum Performance
Sponsored By: Transformative Wave

  

One thought on “The Benefits of On-Site Energy Generation

  1. Any benefits of “on-site energy generation” really depend upon what form this generation takes. I’m assuming this evolves either solar panels or wind turbines but I doubt either could supply the total electricity needs of the building in the country such as England where there is as much sun as other coaches closer to the equator.

Leave a Comment

User Name :
Password :
 
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now