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Here you can find practical advice about cleaner alternatives.

If you’re a supplier who offers suitable alternatives and would like to be considered for inclusion in our directory, please get in touch via this link.

Alternative
Fuels

Using entirely new fuels such as Glycerin or Hydrogen to create electrical power

GeoPura™ provides zero-emissions power to a wide range of industries, from construction, to film and TV production, to outdoor events. Their solution uses renewable energy, such as solar or wind, to create a hydrogen fuel. From start to finish it’s 100% clean and carbon free – the only by-product is pure water.

info@geopura.com 

01509 882 340

www.geopura.com

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Battery
Technology

Replacing generators with battery technology

Aggreko is a supplier for temporary power, heating, cooling and dehumidification equipment, with 204 locations worldwide.

03458 247 365

www.aggreko.com

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Green Voltage are providers of mobile power and support to film, television, broadcast and live event industries.

Created specifically to address the demand for environmentally conscious solutions, our emissions free, silent, generators deliver safe, reliable power to productions of all size and genre.

info@greenvoltage.co.uk

0800 292 2251

www.greenvoltage.co.uk

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Green Kit is a film lighting rental company, with both battery and plug in options for more cost effective energy efficient lights. They also provide solar generators that can power the lights they provide.

Off Grid Energy deliver smart, efficient energy storage solutions where the grid needs help or doesn’t reach. 

We have been delivering energy storage solutions to an impressive list of customers, for temporary and permanent applications, since 2011.  Our expertise ranges from hybrid power generation to save fuel and reduce emissions, to grid power re-enforcement solutions.

info@offgrid-energy.co.uk

01788 567 123 

www.offgrid-energy.co.uk

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Power Electrics is a single source solution for diesel generator hire, sales, service and parts.

They operate out of five locations across the country, including the UK’s largest purpose built generator depot, with a fleet of over 1200 generators and 25 HGVs.

0370 850 0858

www.powerelectrics.com

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We are rental partners for Light Green Power, a clean air alternative power pack, for off-grid applications.

The product features zero emissions, silent operation and low running costs, high performance with a maximum peak output of 5kW, portable, compact and lightweight, approved to London Underground Standards and can be paired with the ECO GH2 hydrogen fuel cell DC generator. 

ndaines@tcp-group.co.uk

+44(0)1621 850777

www.tcp-eco.co.uk

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Drop In Fuels

Fossil free fuels for use in traditional generators

With over 40 years experience as a family run business, Barton Petroleum Limited is an independent fuel supplier and lubricants supplier to industry, farming and the home.

01933 224317

www.bartonpetroleum.co.uk

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We at Ben’s Fuels are now offering Hydrated Vegetable Oil (HVO) and Green + HVO.

HVO is FAME FREE paraffinic fuel, meaning far less filter changes and maintenance on equipment.

We currently supply many Film & TV productions and nationwide Energy Generator Hire Ltd.

Deliveries available in quantities available from 100-20,000 litres. Competitive pricing. 

We also offer Shell GTL (Gas-To-Liquid) 

bensfuels@gmail.com

07787 554 814

www.bensfuels.co.uk/

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Crown Oils have one simple goal: to be the number 1 supplier of alternative fuels to the UK market. With over 70 years’ experience, we recognise that our operations directly influence the environment and continuously seek ways to reduce own emissions and our customers’ too.

We’re proud to be the first and only UK fuel supplier to run our entire fleet on HVO fuel. 

hello@crownoil.co.uk

0330 107 1336

www.crownoil.co.uk

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OnBio is a leading UK specialist in the commercial use of HVO Renewable Diesel in heaters, generators & plant machinery. They are leading the way in enabling Film Productions and Event Companies to radically reduce their carbon emissions by up to 90% by running site plant on Renewable Diesel.

OnBio sources and distributes ECO+, 100% HVO Renewable Diesel, refined by Neste, the world’s largest Renewable Diesel producer.

With a continued focus on sustainability, we are proud to offer new state-of-the-art “Green” 200kVa Generator Carrier Vehicles.

The vehicles all run exclusively on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel which has up to 90% fewer life cycle emissions than fossil diesel and all are LEZ, ULEZ and NRMM compliant. These vehicles are fuelled with HVO for both driving and location power in order to significantly reduce emissions.

uk@universalproductionservices.com

 
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Hybrid Generators

Combining diesel with battery power to reduce emissions

Panalux Power is leading the charge with the h40. This 40KW hybrid generator provides productions with a cleaner, greener means of powering sets.

Combining a diesel engine with an advanced lithium-ion battery array, the self-charging h40 can deliver 240V AC power up to a load of 40KW. Without turning on its diesel engine, the h40 can power a 3,000W load for 8 hours on batteries alone, without making a sound.

It is sustainable power made reliable.

+44 (020) 8233 7000

rentals@panalux.biz

http://www.panalux.biz  

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HVO APPROVED Suppliers

Generator hire approved for Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

Aggreko is a supplier for temporary power, heating, cooling and dehumidification equipment, with 204 locations worldwide.

03458 247 365

www.aggreko.com

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OnBio is a leading UK specialist in the commercial use of HVO Renewable Diesel in heaters, generators & plant machinery. They are leading the way in enabling Film Productions and Event Companies to radically reduce their carbon emissions by up to 90% by running site plant on Renewable Diesel.

OnBio sources and distributes ECO+, 100% HVO Renewable Diesel, refined by Neste, the world’s largest Renewable Diesel producer.

Make sure that you have all of the set and studio equipment you need to start filming by turning to JB Locations Ltd. Based in Uxbridge, we hire out the finest film and TV equipment.

info@jblocations.co.uk

07539 427895

www.jblocations.com

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Loadgen are UK leaders in responsive generator and loadbank hire solutions with installation, maintenance and 24/7 support available.

They provide a range of services to keep mission-critical systems and facilities operational despite mains power failures, including generator supply/hire, load bank supply/hire, fuel management, UPS systems and switchgear/transformer installation.

sales@loadgen.co.uk

01376 518829

www.loadgen.co.uk

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Location One provides equipment and services for production companies filming ‘on location’ and at studio. Established in 2008 and operating nationwide, we offer low carbon and resource-efficient products and services, including battery store and hybrid solutions for temporary power and lighting, location mats, flexible recycling pods and ‘green loop’ waste collections.

hello@locationone.co.uk

03330153990

www.locationone.co.uk

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With over 14 years of professional experience in Film, TV & Events and a further 20 years of general construction, civil, ground work and plant hire experience this family lead business is ideally suited to providing services to these demanding and highly time constrained industries.

hire@markgentservices.com

www.markgentservices.com

MBI Sound & Light supply sound, lighting and power equipment for parties, corporate events, theatre, nightclubs, film & TV.

hello@mbisoundandlight.co.uk

01273 607384

www.mbisoundandlight.co.uk

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Pholex are a fast, friendly, and flexible temporary power distrubtion service for any emergency needs.

They offer a comprehensive range of cable, distribution boards and temporary LED lighting for hire to suit the requirements of any needs.

neil.ashton@pholex.co.uk

01785 290090

www.pholexeventpower.com

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Power Electrics is a single source solution for diesel generator hire, sales, service and parts.

They operate out of five locations across the country, including the UK’s largest purpose built generator depot, with a fleet of over 1200 generators and 25 HGVs.

0370 850 0858

www.powerelectrics.com

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PWR-ON, with over 10 years of experience in the industry, are a leading provider of generator, tower light and distribution hire to the world of TV, film, construction projects and live events.

info@pwr-on.co.uk

01753 471 771

www.pwr-on.co.uk

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With a continued focus on sustainability, we are proud to offer new state-of-the-art “Green” 200kVa Generator Carrier Vehicles.

The vehicles all run exclusively on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel which has up to 90% fewer life cycle emissions than fossil diesel and all are LEZ, ULEZ and NRMM compliant. These vehicles are fuelled with HVO for both driving and location power in order to significantly reduce emissions.

uk@universalproductionservices.com

 
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Supply 2 Location supply equipment hire and logistics for film, television & events

Whether it’s a single day advert or a multi-million pound blockbuster across locations and studios, Supply 2 Location prides itself on providing all the products you require. 

sales@supply2location.com

01753 655614

www.supply2location.com

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Stage 5 Generators

The least polluting form of diesel generator

Location One provides equipment and services for production companies filming ‘on location’ and at studio. Established in 2008 and operating nationwide, we offer low carbon and resource-efficient products and services, including battery store and hybrid solutions for temporary power and lighting, location mats, flexible recycling pods and ‘green loop’ waste collections.

hello@locationone.co.uk

03330153990

www.locationone.co.uk

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On Location Hire have worked tirelessly to establish and maintain their reputation of providing moderate, reliable equipment and are constantly investing in new machines.

 
07765 327 418
 
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Static Plugins

Accessing power from the grid via static plug in points

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