Power Logistics will be highlighting its sustainable initiatives, and demonstrating its new solar panel solution, at The Showman’s Show 2023.
Its new flexible solar panels are manufactured without any glass, each panel is 2100mm and 1100mm in depth and are 70% lighter than a standard panel. From an application perspective, they can be pinned to the ground, glued to cabins and temporarily fixed to an array of surfaces.
Ian Peniston, Power Logistics’ operations manager commented: “The new flexible solar panels have already been deployed at several events including Boomtown and Extreme E. At the Extreme E race in Sardinia, they produced 50 kw of power in the main paddock area and a further 30 kw remotely around the site for cameras and TV nodes etc. On average they’re delivering 5 megawatt hours per race which is the equivalent to saving 2000 litres of fuel.”
Visitors to The Showman’s Show will be able to see the flexible solar panels in action on Qdos Event Hire’s stand (109, Avenue A) where they’ll be working in tandem with a battery to provide power.
The company also has its own stand (number 78) in the main Exhibition Hall where members of the team are looking forward to sharing details of their sustainable temporary power solutions on the back of a year of events to date. Including the Coronation, Cheltenham Gold Cup, Grand National, Epsom Derby, Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Dundee, BST Hyde Park, Boomtown, Electric Picnic, Radio 2 Live in Leicester, London Marathon, Swim Serpentine, Vitality, Royal Parks Half Marathon, tours with Queen + Adam Lambert and Elton John and stadium shows for Pink, Beyonce and Artic Monkeys.
Operations manager Ian Peniston is taking part in a panel discussion on ‘Decarbonising Event Power’.