Thompsons Plant Hire has a proven track record in providing biomass for the new generation of low carbon power plants. The biofuel sector has increased dramatically in the last few years and with Government targets set to have renewable energy production increasing from 8% – 31% of total energy output by 2020, biomass production continues to be a growth area.
Biomass is an important source of energy production. Figures show that in 2008 it accounted for 81% of all renewable energy, with hydro, wind, and solar power falling far behind with only 19% between them.
Thompsons Plant Hire is committed to sourcing and providing sustainable biomass to the renewable energy market. The company owns and operates a range of shredders and chippers allowing them to accommodate the needs of both large and small companies.
Thompsons are dedicated to providing sustainable environmental solutions and hold a BSI Pass 100 certification, which sets out the industry standard for composting. They also have the ability to take green waste into their premises at Flimby. Sorting and processing it into compost, so that it complies with the industry standard. Thompsons recycle 100% of the waste matter they take in, with everything that fails the sorting process being converted into biomass, to be used in power generation.