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Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG)

It's time to put your carbon footprint down
Futuria Liquid Gas, renewable energy without compromise

What is Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG)?

A renewable energy solution

There’s no avoiding it, we must begin to make more sustainable choices for our future

So let’s talk Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG). It’s renewable. It's made from a blend of waste, residues and sustainably sourced materials, and it's a step in the right direction.

Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) is chemically identical to LPG and is compatible with all LPG products, but this gas has an environmentally friendly twist. This means that Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) has absolutely no compromise on performance, so it's as energy efficient as LPG, whilst supporting us all to achieve a sustainable future.

It's a no brainer. With Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG), you can do your bit for the environment, whilst enjoying the same reliability and efficiency as with standard LPG. One step at a time, and with your help, we’ll reduce carbon emissions together.

Our 2040 Challenge

At Calor, we're aiming to offer our customers 100% renewable energy solutions by 2040.* And to get there, we offer our customers a Green Energy Plan with Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG).

All about Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) 

Futuira Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) is a co-product of the biodiesel production process. During manufacturing, the feedstocks undergo a series of complex treatments. They are combined with hydrogen in a process, called hydrogenolysis, which separates and purifies their energy content. During the refining process, a variety of waste ‘off-gases’ are produced that contain propane or Futuira Liquid Gas. For every tonne of biodiesel, 50 kg of Futuira Liquid Gas is generated from this off gas stream. This co-product is then purified to make it identical to conventional propane. And there you have it, the production of Futuira Liquid Gas.
Calor’s Futuira Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) is produced by Neste, the world leader in advanced biofuels, and is then supplied by us via our parent company – SHV Energy.  It is manufactured in a custom-built production unit in Rotterdam and is a co-product of the ground breaking NEXBTL biodiesel production process. Quite honestly, it really is as amazing as it sounds.
Through a method called mass balancing, we keep a close track on the quantities of LPG and renewable Futuira Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) mixed into our main supply. By opting for a Futuira Liquid Gas tariff, you’re buying into this sustainable mix and a greener future. The entire LPG supply industry has committed to supplying 100% renewable energy by 2040. We’re proud to be leading the way towards meeting this ambitious target. Over the coming years the mass of the renewable energy injected into our supply will only increase as we move towards this goal.

Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) benefits

A sustainable way of life

  • Reduce your carbon emissions by up to 45%** compared to oil and 33% compared to standard LPG**
  • Works perfectly with all LPG fuelled appliances, boilers and FLTs
  • Delivered in the same way as LPG
  • Made from a range of sustainably sourced raw materials

Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) for home energy

No need to compromise

So you'd like to reduce your carbon footprint. But you don't want your home energy to suffer as a result

We don’t blame you. Truth is, Futuria Liquid Gas can be used for absolutely everything that conventional LPG is used for. 

A renewable gas. Bio heating. 
Whatever you want to call it, Futuria Liquid Gas is a great home energy solution.

At Calor, we offer a Green Energy Plan for your home, whereby 40% of your home energy is renewable (40% Futuria Liquid Gas  / 60% LPG).*** And you can reduce your carbon footprint by up to 45% when compared to heating oil.**

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Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) for business energy

Sustainable fuel for your business

You may know that under the UK’s Carbon Reduction Commitment, your business will need to demonstrate a 20% saving in carbon emissions by 2020. But don’t worry – Futuria Liquid Gas will help you to achieve exactly that. Our sustainable energy source is International Sustainability and Carbon Certification scheme approved.**** Plus, Futuria Liquid Gas works just like conventional LPG so there's no need to change existing equipment, vehicles or supply infrastructure.

We’re very committed to providing our customers with renewable energy solutions and it means a lot to us that you’re thinking about our greener future.

Every drop of Futuira Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) is tracked; we add Futuira Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) to our existing LPG network and receive 'Green Gas credits' that we apply to each of our green customers.  The more Futuira Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) that we add to our network, the more Green Gas credits we can offer for our customers.  

The Green Gas Certification Scheme ensures traceability of all green gas delivered to, and used up by our customers while also highlighting the amount of CO2 saved by all of our brilliant green customers.

*Alongside Calor's parent company, SHV Energy, Calor's ambition is for 100% of their energy products to be produced from renewable sources by 2040. SHV Energy brings Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) to Europe (SHV Energy, 2018). 

**Table provided by kind permission of GemServ based on emission factor calculations prepared by BEIS 2021. Based on 40/60 Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) allocation. 


***For home energy users and FLT users, BioLPG is mixed with conventional LPG in a 40% Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) / 60% conventional LPG mix, meaning you'll be on a 40% renewable energy plan. Percentage composition of blend may vary depending on the availability of Futuria Liquid Gas (previously BioLPG) product

****Information about the Green Gas Certification Scheme can be found on the Green Gas Certification site.