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Nixon Hire and Prolectric announce major order for ProPower Solar Hybrid Generators

 Friday, 24 June 2022

Nixon Hire and Prolectric have announced a major order to deliver market-leading sustainable solar hybrid generators to the hire sector.

The major order announced today will see Prolectric's innovative solar power technology brought to the market by one of the UK's biggest plant and site equipment hire companies Nixon Hire.

As an environmentally conscious business, Nixon Hire have invested in a number of Prolectric ProPower solar hybrid generators.

With the ProPower, Nixon Hire will offer next generation, sustainable, temporary on-site power generation to their customers, as a direct replacement to older diesel technology. Clean, cost-effective and easy to deploy - the ProPower can significantly cut fuel usage and CO2 emissions as well as on-site noise levels.


The ProPower - solar hybrid generator


Leading The Way

The announcement is a perfect fit for two leading providers in their respective spaces - Prolectric offers market leading, disruptive, solar technology with Nixon Hire offering the market’s largest range of plant and hire equipment.

Nixon Hire is a major advocate of eco-friendly technology, embracing innovation, investing in commercially viable sustainable products, and striving to become the UK’s greenest hire provider.

Prolectric's sustainable solar power technology will be available to customers through Nixon Hire's vast nationwide depot network.

"We are honoured to be supporting Nixon Hire's journey to becoming the greenest hire company in the UK. It's always exciting to be working with a company that embraces innovation and sustainable change. Nixon Hire have already started collaborating with our R&D team and making a valuable contribution to our product development programme. This deal has the power to bring about change - helping companies and entire key sectors operate in a cleaner, greener and more innovative way".

Rachel Peen - Commercial Director, Prolectric


"We are really pleased to announce that we are now working with Prolectric to add the ProPower unit into our ever expanding renewables fleet at Nixon Hire. We are truly committed to helping sites reduce their onsite carbon emissions and this new order will allow us to do this further – a real positive for Nixon Hire and our customers!"

Nick Hibbard - UK Division Manager - Renewables, Nixon Hire


Delivering sustainable change:

Since the launch of the UK's first winter ready solar lighting tower in 2017, Prolectric's products have saved more than 24 million kg of CO2 emissions, 9 million litres of diesel and over £8 million in costs through reduced diesel and manpower servicing costs.

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