Distilleries and Breweries

Energy Solutions for Distillery & Brewery Industry

LPG is the smarter fuel to lift your spirits

From oil to coal to our more sustainable LPG which is also very efficient and cost-effective.

At Calor we know that your drink manufacturing business is energy intensive. We've been catering for such power requirements of many customers who have now made the switch from oil to coal to our lower emissions LPG which is also very efficient and versatile.

 Emitting up to 17.8%* less carbon compared to oil, industrial LPG is an effective, tried-and-tested alternative to expensive, oil-based systems for businesses concerned about costs and eco credentials. 

Why switch from oil to LPG?

The benefits of converting from oil to gas

  • Increased energy efficiency
  • Significant drop in carbon emissions
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • A well-established supply infrastructure

LPG installation

A quick and efficient installation

LPG systems can be a good option as they can be quickly installed. This gets off-grid distilleries up-and-running fast, meaning disruption to production is minimal and sites can benefit from the improved efficiencies and reduced carbon emissions straight away.

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Metal connection at heavy industry plant

Benefits of LPG

  • Reduced carbon footprint

    Switching from oil to LPG could result in reduction of your CO2 emissions. Gas is also significantly lower in SOx and NOx emissions.
  • Keeps you compliant

    LPG keeps you compliant with environmental legislation such as the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD)** that limits the emission of pollutants from existing manufacturing plants by 2025.
  • Highly efficient

    Replacing an old oil boiler with a highly efficient LPG boiler will contribute to your cost savings.
  • Versitile

    LPG is ideal for distilleries and breweries as it provides versatile power for their steaming, boiling, sterilising and space heating requirements, to name a few.

Why chose Calor?

Why chose Calor?

  • Tailored solutions and ongoing support

    If you choose to switch, we will project manage the changeover from start to finish. We can take care of everything and, once your system is up and running, we will continue to provide ongoing support.
  • Reliable delivery

    We've invested heavily in our infrastructure and operate the UK’s largest tanker fleet. Our Auto-ordering*** system allows us to remotely monitor the contents of your gas tank, and schedule deliveries to ensure you never run out.
  • Experience and expertise

    We have over 85 years of gas storage and supply experience and our expertise is unrivalled in the industry.
  • Our safety commitment

    We are committed to continually improving the safety of our systems, equipment and resources. Our parent company, SHV Energy, continuously invests in the safety and reliability of our terminals. This means we can ensure a seamless service - now and well into the future.

Get in touch

If you would like to discuss switching to us, please get in touch using one of the options below

What our customers think

Frequently asked questions

Tank spacing is subject  to each individual site and we offer tailored solutions to suit your needs. We will arrange a site visit and one of our experts will complete a free site survey and advise which solution would work best for your business. 
Yes, LPG can help you cut your carbon by 17.8%* compared to oil. At Calor, we have a commitment to offering 100% renewable energy to our customers by 2040.

*Table provided by kind permission of GemServ based on emission factor calculations prepared by BEIS 2021.

** Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD)

***A telemetry unit will need to be installed by Calor, for the purpose of enabling Calor to remotely measure the quantity of LPG contained within the bulk tank(s) and schedule deliveries accordingly. Subject to the telemetry unit being able to receive signal. Direct-debit payment plan required.

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