Types of Renewable Energy

Types of Renewable Energy Explained

Various types of renewable energy options are available to us in Ireland.  Renewable energy allows us to generate clean energy from a natural and sustainable resource that can be continually replenished. When choosing renewable energy technologies, you are helping to eliminate the use of fossil fuels which are distributed into the air that we breathe.

Enerpower are one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of types of renewable energy such as:

  • Biomass Boilers
  • Solar Panels
  • Wind Turbines.

Below you will find a brief description of these types of renewable energy options that are available to your business. If you would like more specific information that will help you determine the best type of renewable energy generation for your business, call one of our experts today on 051 364 054.

What is biomass heating?

Biomass is a completely sustainable fuel supply such as wood chip or wood pellet.  Biomass is produced from organic materials, either directly from plants or indirectly from industrial, commercial or agricultural product. The fuel supply can be quickly generated from local agricultural or forestry activity.  Biomass heating is reliable, it can be stored and used on demand.  Examples of Enerpower customers who have already chosen this heating option for their business are: Beckman Coulter in Clare, Combilift Monaghan, Courtown Leisure Centre and Wexford Tomatoes in Wexford.

Advantages of Biomass Heating

  • Up to 50% Reduction in energy costs
  • 100% Reduction in C02 emissions
  • One system meeds 100% heat requirements
  • Building meets new building regulations “part L”
  • Future proof against carbon tax
  • full integrated into building control system.

Finance for Biomass Heating

Enerpower are an Energy Services Company (ESCO), which means that we can offer several innovative financial solutions for your biomass heating system.  More information is available here or by calling us on 051 364 054

The Irish Government has launched the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat putting in place a scheme which will financially support the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy such as Biomass Boilers for large heat demand non-domestic customers.

What is Solar Power?

Solar PV or Solar Photovoltaic is the process where solar panels turn sun light into free, green electricity. It is one of the easiest and most beneficial renewable energy technologies to add to any building, commercial or domestic.  Solar panels are clean, affordable and sustainable way to generate electricity for your business. Solar energy technology is energy that is supplied by nature and is free, solar energy can be made available almost anywhere there is sunlight.  Enerpower customers who have already chosen this option are: Cahills Cheese in Limerick, Grantstown Nurseries and Ardkeen Quality Food store in Waterford. As well Flahavans Oats in Waterford.

Advantages of solar power

  • Reduce your electricity overheads – generate free electricity
  • Reduce your carbon footprint
  • Finance & Grants available make it easy to generate long terms savings and quick pay back.
  • Maintenance free
  • Gain green business credentials

Finance for Solar Panels

Enerpower are an Energy Services Company (ESCO), which means that we can offer several innovative financial solutions for your solar pv systems.   More information is available here or by calling us on 051 364 054

Solar Panel grants of up to 30% are available to private businesses,  large commercial buildings,  private companies such as hotels and nursing homes through the Better Energy Community scheme.

What is Wind Turbine Energy  ?

Wind Turbine energy is clean and installing a turbine can signification reduce your electricity costs.     Wind Turbine energy won’t dirty the air we breathe because they don’t emit pollutants, like other energy sources, which means less smog, less acid rain and fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

Advantages of Wind Turbine Energy 

  • Wind power is cost effective
  • Clean fuel source
  • Sustainable source of energy

If you are looking towards the types of renewable energy available and need further assistance with renewable energy generation options for  your business. Call Enerpower today on 051 364 054

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