Off-grid, outdoor events often require huge quantities of reliable power to ensure everything runs smoothly; however, the damaging emissions associated with traditional generators mean that a newer, more viable option must be sourced to meet industry pressures and low emissions regulations.Get in touch See in action
Figures compiled in a report by Powerful Thinking show that the festival industry alone is responsible for approximately 20 kilotonnes of CO2 emissions annually – and that’s just on-site. When you add audience travel to this, the number rises to a staggering 100 kilotonnes of CO2 per annum.
In order to meet the legally binding national reductions of CO2 by 2050, the festival and events sector must commit to reducing their carbon footprint now. To do this, they can make the switch to renewable energy for their outdoor events.
Many key figures are increasingly showing an interest in reducing the environmental impact of their creative process, with some putting their performances and tours on hold until sustainable alternatives can be found.
To meet this increasing demand and awareness, from both performers and audiences, organisers must be conscious of their environmental impact and take the necessary steps to reduce the harmful emissions associated with events and festivals. As one of the largest contributors to CO2 emissions, the events sector must work twice as hard to help reach net zero.
With considerable experience in providing temporary, off-grid power installations at sites across Europe: GeoPura can deliver the reliable power that festivals and outdoor events require with absolutely zero emissions with renewable energy.
The GeoPura Hydrogen Power Unit offers 250kVA of standard three-phase, 400V critical electrical power backed up by an integral 216kWh battery system. When combining multiple containers, a fully resilient, zero-emissions, 2MW system can be provided to replace harmful diesel generators.
The fully redundant, uninterruptable HPU system and integrated battery provides completely reliable, off-grid power: perfect for live performances.
For longer-term projects, our HPU can be configured to provide combined heat and power (CHP) to supply heating and hot water to welfare facilities for crew or visitors.
If your event is looking to improve its sustainable credentials even further, the HPU can be supplied with fast EV charging posst to support zero-emissions transportation for attendees and any onsite EVs that your event requires.
HPUs convert hydrogen fuel directly into electrical energy. Unlike traditional combustion engines that convert fuel into heat and then mechanical work.
HPUs emit just water and a little heat. Internal combustion engines emit CO2 and pollutants such as NOx and particles.
HPUs have no moving parts and require less maintenance. Integrated 216kWh battery storage provides hours of back-up should a hydrogen supply be interrupted at any stage