Silent, emission-free power for small to medium festivals & events

As one of the most experienced and trusted suppliers of sustainable power equipment, our Hybrid Power Generators have been used in festivals and live events since 2007.
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Why choose hybrid?

Power has significant implications for the practical, economic and environmental success of any event. Using Hybrid Power Generators (HPGs) can reduce carbon emissions, provide a strong green message to audiences and sponsors, and reduce noise and fuel costs.

Firefly provide turnkey low emission temporary power, technical and creative services for events. Working with festival organisers, film & TV producers, agencies and brands, from conception to implementation; Firefly can deliver sustainable events that inspire, entertain and make lasting impact without costing the earth.

For festival organisers

We provide expert knowledge and advice to festival organisers, advising how an event can be powered more sustainably whilst achieving a significant fuel bill saving. Firefly will then put organisers in touch with one of our dealers from our Festival Power Specialist network who offer a full site service solution.

For festival power specialists

For festival power providers seeking to provide clients with a more sustainable power solutions, we can offer training and advice. We have great experience in this market sector and can provide a comprehensive product range and full support.

Applications

Hybrid Power Generators (HPGs) can power a large variety of both critical and non-critical infrastructure at the event:

  • Stages

  • Concessions

  • Production compounds
  • Remote site lighting

  • Camping fields

  • LED Festoons

  • Pumps for on-site water management and distribution

  • Box office

  • Security posts

  • Police compounds

  • Medical tents

  • PA systems

  • Communications systems

  • Ticketing booths

Benefits

The advantages of using HPGs as part of your festival power infrastructure:

Base load management

  • Significantly reduce fuel consumption and the event fuel bill

  • Reducing the runtime of diesel generators reduces the chances of mechanical breakdown and smoking from running at low load

  • Reduce carbon emissions and the overall carbon footprint of the event

  • Reduce the exposure to harmful diesel fumes for event visitors

Renewable primary supply

  • Non-intrusive, truly silent power with zero noise

  • Engage audiences with a visible demonstration of the event’s commitment to low carbon energy

  • No fuel required thus no unexpected or variable costs post-event

  • Zero emissions solution

Uninterrupted power supply

  • Negates the need for synchronised diesel generators for seamless transfer

  • Offer the functionality of twin sets without a second generator and offers seamless transfer

  • Saves fuel by not running a second diesel generator for back-up

  • Ensure continuity of power for critical services

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Case studies

Below you can find a number of projects we have worked on with our partners in the festival & event sector.

Power infrastructure for Shambala Festival 2014

Deploying Firefly’s hybrid systems across the festival site helps Shambala 2014 become 100% renewable and reduce biodiesel usage.

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We Love Green 2014 Festival in Paris

Festival power infrastructure was delivered using no fossil fuels and the use of hybrid technology reduced the biodiesel usage by 35%.

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Virgin Kitesurfing Armada 2014

The Kitesurfing Armada was an event for all, attracting world champions, pro-kitesurfers, and novice kitesurfers.

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Secret Garden Party Festival 2014

Firefly designed and installed part of the power infrastructure for Secret Garden Party Festival in 2014.

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Our clients

Brighton Fringe
AEG Live
Festival Republic
City of London Festival
Glastonbury Festival
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Moseley Folk Festival
Robin Hill Garden Show
Isle of Wight Festival
Stockwell Festival
Camp Bestival
London Greenfair