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Why CHP is the future of powering patient care

As the NHS moves towards net zero emissions, healthcare facilities are seeking ways to deliver power generation in an efficient, environmentally-friendly, and costeffective way.

In October 2020, the NHS announced its plan to become the world’s first carbon-neutral national healthcare system. As the NHS moves towards net zero emissions, hospitals and other healthcare facilities are looking for ways to deliver power generation in an efficient, environmentally-friendly, and cost-effective way. One option is combined heat and power (CHP). Here Scott Tamplin, Sales manager for Diesel and Gas Products at energy and transportation expert, Finning UK & Ireland, explains why CHP could be the future of powering patient care

Hospitals are critical facilities that require electricity and heating 24/7, 365 days a year. Because consumption is constant, and demand is high, there is concern among NHS Trusts and the Government around the sustainability of hospitals. In 2019, it was estimated that NHS England produced 5.4 per cent of the UK’s greenhouse gases, according to a study by Health Care Without Harm

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