PwC, the world’s second-largest professional services company, headquartered in London, United Kingdom, is planning to use recycled chip fat to produce electricity for its new headquarters.
The company has recently signed a deal with city center restaurants, to be supplied with 45,000 liters of cooking oil per month, which once refined will be used in the tri-generation facility on-site at More London.
As the officials said, the generators powered by the oil will produce enough electricity to meet 25%of the building’s electricity needs and 20% of cooling and heating demand.
The building received a BREEAM Outstanding rating and almost 50 percent of its energy will be generated from low or zero carbon sources.
“Securing the supply within the M25 was essential, as otherwise the carbon footprint for moving the oil increases and would have defeated the purpose of investing in the low carbon technology,” said Jon Barnes, head of building and facilities services at PwC.
We hope this amazing initiative to make clean electricity from an otherwise-drained-away source, to be a green example for other companies.