3T Power and Specialist Joinery Group announce renewable energy partnership

  • Green energy supplier 3T Power has announced a partnership with Maghera-based Specialist Joinery Group (SJG) to help deliver 100% renewable, locally generated electricity to SJG’s facilities.

    A spokesperson for SJG said this will help to reduce the business’ carbon output of its 145,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility by over 360,000kg per year.

    The partnership follows recommendations by the United Nations-UK’s Climate 2020 publication to ensure that the post-Covid-19 recovery is one that values green principles, to ensure a more sustainable future.

    It falls in line with the Department for the Economy’s objective to reach a net carbon goal of zero by 2050 as part of its new Energy Strategy for Northern Ireland.

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    Headquartered in Co Tyrone and founded in 2017, 3T Power has established a network of locally owned and operated renewable generators across Northern Ireland, which harnesses the power of wind, rain, sun and waste.

    Some of its other clients include the Beannchor Group, Galgorm, Choice Housing, and Smiley Monroe.

    SJG, which employs around 100 people, has also adopted usage of a wood waste burner to utilise waste generated at the factory, installed a solar panel system which generates 50% of the facility’s electricity needs, and invested heavily in the planting of trees.

    Further plans for the organisation include incorporation of bee farming on-site, extension of the solar panel system, and similar wood waste boiler systems implemented as other factories are developed.

    Ciaran O’Hagan, managing director at the firm added: “At Specialist, we have a company-wide strategy to protect our environment.  With a strong farming background and a love of the land and of nature, it makes sense to translate this into business practice also. 

    “The use of renewable energy has been at the heart of this strategy and the partnership with 3T closes the loop on all the environmental actions we have been taking to date in our environmental excellence plan.”

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    For more information on 3T Power’s offering follow 3T Power on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn or visit www.3tpower.com

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