John Sisk & Son will switch all its sites in the UK to green biofuel from September following a successful trial of hydrotreated vegetable oil last year.
The transition will include the deployment of smart tanks. The company will monitor these in real-time to record fuel use accurately.
Sisk will look to mandate the use of Green D+ HVO across all its businesses throughout 2021 and 2022. Furthermore, it aims to expand its use through its supply chain.
Chief operating officer for the UK and Civils, Paul Brown, said: “This is a major strategic step-change, to stop using a fossil fuel that has been at the core of our business, and it will positively impact our carbon performance immediately.
“This agreement will help us hit our carbon reduction targets in our Roadmap with a potential saving of 22% once all the company is using this fuel and another 21% when we get our subcontractors on board.
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