Coventry-based company Severn Trent Water Ltd already generates the equivalent of 28% of the electricity it consumes from renewable sources. This energy is used at Severn Trent Water sites or exported to the national grid. The company aim to increase its energy production from renewable sources to 50% of its consumption by 2020. They are researching, investigating and working on new projects to use a variety of renewable technologies.
They generate energy from sewage, solar, crops, hydro power, wind and food waste.