Wiltshire based, temporary event power provider, Power Logistics has today announced that its a finalist in this year’s Bath Chronicle Business Awards.  The company has been shortlisted in the ‘Environmental Business of the Year’ category, for demonstrating the motivation and commitment to reduce its impact on the environment.  The awards, now in their sixth year, were developed to celebrate business success across the city and surrounding areas.

With an award submission showcasing Power Logistics’ efforts to offset its carbon footprint, the company is delighted to have their achievements recognised by this prestigious awards. Included within their entry were detailed explanations of investment into research and development, from the use of alternative fuels (vegetable oils) instead of diesel for their fleet of generators to the development of a combined heating and power system. Investments have also been made into new LED tower lights and solar charged battery fuel bowsers which all contribute to saving energy. They have also developed a power monitoring solution to help increase energy efficiency which includes a remote management control system that can be activated from anywhere via a mobile phone app.

Power Logistics was also able to show that it had carried out an independent evaluation of the company headquarters at Draycot Cerne, improving sustainability through: the use of eco-friendly bulbs; working towards a paperless office; rainwater harvesting to clean equipment; provision of recycling bins and the installation of automatic sensor lighting. In addition, they were able to demonstrate that they had gained full engagement and support from their entire team, with the creation of a staff garden where the team grow fruit and vegetables.

Adam Weightman, Power Logistics’ business development manager said: “I am delighted that all of our dedication and commitment to driving us forward as a sustainable business has been recognised by the Bath Chronicle. Despite being a small company, in terms of head count, we work on a global basis providing temporary power and lighting to concerts, festivals, sporting, corporate and outdoor events. The industry we operate in is guilty of leaving a fairly large carbon footprint and we’re determined to decrease our carbon footprint wherever we can – it has become a real company ethos for us, being energy efficient is at the forefront of everything that we do.”

This year’s Bath Chronicle Business Awards will be held at Bath Racecourse on 22nd September.