EuroSite Power and ENTRNCE to launch tool to prove carbon-saving credentials of CHP in real-time.
“There is no silver bullet to reaching net zero – and with a plethora of onsite decarbonisation and generation solutions on the market, it’s important to us that the carbon-saving credentials of all technologies are backed by independent, robust data. CHP will continue to play a crucial role as an energy transition technology and we’re delighted to be partnering with ENTRNCE to demonstrate this, using the Carbon Monitorr.”
Derby, UK – November 16, 2023 — EuroSite Power, a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions today announced a collaboration with Technology company ENTRNCE to develop the Carbon Monitor: a unique data platform that calculates the half-hourly carbon footprint of onsite combined heat and power (CHP) versus conventional methods of heat & grid electricity. The tool is the first of its kind and proves CHP’s continuing role as an energy transition technology.
The Carbon Monitor is to be developed by ENTRNCE in cooperation with EuroSite Power to help estates and energy professionals make the sustainable business case for maintaining their existing CHP systems or opting for new CHP as part of EuroSite Power’s On-Site Utility Solutions. It is currently exclusively licensed to EuroSite Power.
How the Carbon Monitor works
Grid carbon intensity varies hour by hour, due to the intermittency of renewables such as solar and wind and the varying supply from fossil generators. Until now, comparing the carbon footprint of onsite CHP with grid electricity has been inaccurate, and relied upon average grid carbon intensity figures.
The Carbon Monitor is a web-based data platform which captures real-time data on the GHG emissions produced by a CHP in operation, every 30 minutes. It then compares this with the actual carbon intensity of the grid during those times. It shows the number of half-hourly periods when the CHP in operation was cleaner – or dirtier - than the grid. Estates decision makers get a clear picture of the total carbon saved when the CHP unit was operating. They can also make predictions based on real historical data, to make the business case for new CHP.
CHP as an energy transition technology
CHP is a highly efficient method of generating electricity and heat simultaneously. It is a process that captures the heat that is produced by the generation of electricity and uses it to heat buildings or as part of an industrial process.
The CHP is much more efficient than traditional power generation, which often wastes heat by simply releasing it into the atmosphere. It is a particularly cost-effective solution for sites with a high heat demand such as hotels and leisure facilities, hospitals and industrial processes.
Although conventional CHP operates using natural gas as a fuel source, the Carbon Monitor shows which times of the day it is still less carbon-intensive than receiving electricity from the grid, which, depending on the time of day, can still have a high proportion of fossil fuel sources.
The Carbon Monitor also eases the burden of GHG reporting and futureproofs sustainability managers against greater scrutiny over their emissions calculations.
Paul Hamblyn, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of EuroSite Power says:
“There is no silver bullet to reaching net zero – and with a plethora of onsite decarbonisation and generation solutions on the market, it’s important to us that the carbon-saving credentials of all technologies are backed by independent, robust data. CHP will continue to play a crucial role as an energy transition technology and we’re delighted to be partnering with ENTRNCE to demonstrate this, using the Carbon Monitor.”
Jaron Reddy, UK & Ireland Manager at ENTRNCE says:
“The clean energy transition won’t happen overnight, but it will accelerate if we can help energy users understand the true carbon footprint of their onsite generation assets. The Carbon Monitor gives an accurate picture of how well CHP performs – giving estates directors the transparency they need to make informed decisions on energy investments. Besides that, there is a strong case for hydrogen & CHPs. Organisations can use the Carbon Monitor to check the progress they are making in decarbonising their assets.”
For Estates managers considering CHP or seeking to understand the performance of existing CHP assets, visit https://www.eurositepower.co.uk/. CHP solution providers should contact www.ENTRNCE.co.uk for a demo of the Carbon Monitor.
EuroSite Power sells the energy produced from an onsite energy system to an individual property as an alternative to the outright sale of energy equipment. On-Site Utility solution customers only pay for the energy produced by the system and receive a guaranteed discount rate on the price of the energy. All system capital, installation, operating expenses and support are paid by EuroSite Power.
About EuroSite Power
The Company provides institutional, commercial and small industrial facilities with clean, reliable power, cooling, heat and hot water at lower costs than charged by conventional energy suppliers – without any capital or start-up costs to the energy user. More information can be found at www.eurositepower.co.uk.
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For further information: Investor contact:
Dr Elias Samaras
+44 (0)800 028 8001
Dr Elias Samaras is the founder, president and managing director of Digital Security Technologies S.A. He was also the founder and president of Plefsis Information Systems S.A. and City Messengers. Elias holds a Master of Science degree from MIT, a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University in New York, where he was also a professor for several years and an OPM from Harvard Business School.
Chief Operating Officer
Paul Hamblyn is Chief Operating Officer of EuroSite Power Ltd with responsibility for strategic and new business development of the business.Paul is highly experienced in the energy sector having built an enviable track record prior to joining EuroSite Power. This includes strategic level roles with Corona Energy and the ENER-G Group including 3 years as the Managing Director of ENER-G Efficiency.A leading expert on UK carbon regulation Paul is a regular speaker at major conferences including those organised by the Major Energy Users Council, the Local Government Association and the Westminster Energy Forum. He is also a formerCouncil Member of the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA). Paul is a CIBSE accredited Low Carbon Consultant and Energy Assessor as well as principal author of the award-winning CRC Toolkit developed for the London Energy Project.
UK General Manger
Chris Marsland is UK General Manger of EuroSite Power Ltd. He leads the UK operational company and directs its operational and administrative functions. Prior to joining Eurosite Power, Chris built up years of sector expertise in senior positions including the role of Technical Director at Centrica Business Solutions, formerly ENER-G Combined Power Limited. He also Chaired the Association for Decentralised Energy Commercial Forum and is an Association Board Member. Chris earned a first-class bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering and is both a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology.
Financial Controller & Company Secretary
Laura Chambers is EuroSite Power Ltd’s Financial Controller and Company Secretary. An experienced finance professional, Laura has undertaken financial planning and analysis roles at number of blue-chip businesses including Astra Zeneca. She also spent 7 years at Kellogg’s European Finance Services Centre (EFSC). Qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG’s Manchester office, Laura brings strong organisational skills and broad finance experience to the team.
Head of Operations
Stephen Butler is EuroSite Power Ltd’s Head of Operations. Having joined the company in 2012 as Chief Engineer, Stephen has moved through the business into his current role. With an impressive resume that includes senior mechanical engineering roles at Thames Water and ENER-G Combined Heat and Power Ltd, Stephen brings strong operational, project management and technical experience to the team. He is a Technician Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (TMIET).
UK Sales Manager
Martin Evans is our UK Sales Manager. A well-known and seasoned energy sector specialist, he brings a wealth of commercial experience - from start-ups to corporate level engagement – to our team. With a career spanning over 30 years, he has spent much of his career in technology led businesses and manufacturing including aviation and automotive. Martin’s previous roles at cutting-edge low carbon businesses including Grid Beyond, WEMS International and EnergyQuote JHA have given him a unique insight into the challenges faced by many of the UK’s most intensive energy users. He has also amassed over 15 years direct experience in commercial asset finance. Martin studied Applied Chemistry at the University of Manchester.
Mark Brown is our Account Manager. An experienced energy sector professional - particularly in the fields of CHP and renewable technologies - Mark has worked in engineering and technical roles for over 20 years. This includes 11 years at Cogenco UK (now fully integrated into Veolia’s CHP business). A great communicator with a positive approach to creative problem solving and troubleshooting, Mark is a key member of our customer-facing team. He holds qualifications from the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Jacques de Saussure
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Jacques de Saussure was Senior Managing Partner of the Pictet Group from 2010 until June 2016 after being elected partner of Pictet in 1987. Founded in Geneva in 1805, Pictet Group is one of Europe’s leading independent wealth and asset managers with EUR 437 billion of assets under management and custody as of 31 December 2015. Jacques is a member of the board of the Swiss Bankers Association and has also served as Vice Chairman of the Swiss Stock Exchange, which merged into SIX group in 2008, where he remained member of the board until 2010. Jacques holds a Master’s degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Dr Ahmed F. Ghoniem
Dr. Ahmed F. Ghoniem has been a member of our Board of Directors since January 2011. He is the Ronald C. Crane Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also the director of the Center for 21st Century Energy and the head of Energy Science and Engineering at MIT, where he plays a leadership role in many energy-related activities, initiatives and programs. Ahmed holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cairo University.
Joan Giacinti is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sofratesa Group with headquarters in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Joan is also a founder of Aerodom, a concessionaire chosen by the Dominican government to develop, operate and manage airports in the Dominican Republic, which in 2008 was acquired by Advent International. He is the President of the Caribbean region of the French Trade Councils, “Conseillers du Commerce Exterieur” and the President for the Americas of the Forum Francophone des Affaires (FFA). He is also decorated with the Ordre national du Mérite by the President of the French Republic. Joan is a graduate from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris (HEC).
Marcel Cassard joined Deutsche Bank in 1997 where he is now a member of the Global Markets Executive Committee and Global Head of Fixed Income and Economics Research. Marcel also heads the Bank’s Global Macro Strategy Group, which advises the Board and clients on broad market risks and global economic and financial developments. Previously, Marcel spent five years at the International Monetary Fund. Previous to that, he was an Economist at the Council of Economics Advisers in the Executive Office of the U.S. President. Marcel holds a PhD in Economics from Columbia University.
Mr. Stelios Zavvos
Stelios Zavvos is the Founder and CEO of Zeus Capital Management, a private equity group. With over 35 years of corporate, finance and real estate experience, Stelios is also the Founder and CEO of Continental American Capital, an investment group that focused on real estate investment and financing in the USA. He has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the NASDAQ listed Star Bulk Carriers Corp, serving on the Board’s Audit Committee. He has also held executive positions in blue-chip companies such as Citibank, Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble. SteliosZavvos holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MSc in Civil Engineering.