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On-site Generation

Reduce your costs and carbon emissions, while increasing your power resiliency, with on-site generation.

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On-site Generation

Harnessing power from renewable technology

Trident has partnered with a number of independent providers of renewable technologies to help our customers take further control of their energy management strategy and support their Net Zero objectives.

Our sustainability, engineering and compliance team have extensive expertise in on-site generation projects, across many industry sectors. Together, they will ensure you take a fully informed and cost effective route to installing a successful project, considering technical, economic, legal, operational, schedule, market, resource and financial aspects.

Our Technologies

Combined Heat & Power (CHP)

CHP captures waste heat produced during electricity generation from a gas generator, which then uses it to power heating, cooling, hot water and industrial processes. CHP systems are ideal for sites that need electricity and thermal energy including industrial estates and commercial buildings.

Solar PV

Solar PV is a reliable and sustainable resource that can help reduce reliance on the National Grid and save money on electricity bills. Panels are more efficient and subsidy-free CAPEX models are currently showing 3-4 year paybacks due to rising energy costs.

Wind Energy

Wind energy is a clean, renewable source of electricity. If businesses have enough space, they can generate their own electricity using onsite wind turbines. Reducing your dependence on grid power can help reduce your energy costs by avoiding fluctuations in commodity and non-commodity prices.

Air Source Heat Pump

An air source heat pump, also known as an air-to-water source heat pump, takes heat from the outside air and raises it to a higher temperature using a compressor. Air source heat pumps are an efficient, low carbon and renewable heat source.

Ground Source Heat Pump

A ground source heat pump is a renewable heating system that collects and transfers geothermal heat stored in the ground and distributes it to radiators or underfloor heating at your premises.

Waste Heat to Energy (WtE)

Energy from waste plants, including Anaerobic Digestion, is ideal for utilising waste streams and generating low-carbon electricity for use on-site. WtE systems capture the waste heat from existing processes and convert it into power or thermal units. This offers significant carbon reduction potential across numerous sectors.

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Our Solution

Getting started with on-site generation

Our on-site generation pathway solution supports you throughout the process, from conducting feasibility assessments to subsequently tendering to technology providers and advising you on the best solution. We work collaboratively with you, ensuring you have expert support as and when you need it.

Our on-site generation solution is divided into nine steps to show how we work with you throughout the process, providing expert support as needed.

To find out more, download our free infographic ‘On-site Generation: Nine steps to success'.

Key features

  • Finance options including off-balance sheet
  • Risk-free contract arrangements
  • Technology and supplier performance managed
  • Progressive commitment as projects progress
  • Low initial investment
  • Full investment grade reports available
  • Life cycle asset management

Key benefits

  • Increased reliability and stability of supply
  • Greater control of power supply
  • Reduce impact of volatile energy markets
  • Provides long term budget security
  • Greater environmental sustainability
  • Quick Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Avoid import payments
  • Carbon savings

How Trident can help you

To find out how Trident’s sustainability experts can help you to develop an on-site generation strategy and guide you through the process to select the technology best suited to your business contact us or book a meeting with one of our experts using the form below.