ENERQOS SpA is an Energy Service Company – ESCo – which offers innovative solutions to improve energy efficiency. Both the capital and operating costs required for the implementation of a project can be funded directly by ENERQOS, by sharing with customers the savings generated. In this way, the customer can start the project without any investment or initial expenditure.
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Heating for floriculture greenhouses

Energy for heating accounts for up to 70% of total energy consumption, impacting significantly the cost of energy incurred by enterprises in the horticultural industry.

The installation of a new biomass high-efficiency boiler allows a reduction of the heating costs by up to 50%. Enerqos promotes this energy intervention for its customers, both in civil and industrial environments, and also directly finances it up to 100%.

Enerqos’ proposal:

  • Selection and installation of a biomass high-efficiency boiler on the basis of a detailed analysis of customer and floriculture greenhouse requirements
  • Financial solution customized to the specific requirements of the customer
    • Financing through Enerqos and a sharing of the savings, with a maintenance contract for a period of 3 to 5 years
      Co-investment by Enerqos and the customer
      and a sharing of savings, with a maintenance contract for a period of 3 to 5 years
      Customer’s own investment
      with the option of a maintenance contract
  • Consulting regarding access to all possible incentives available at regional, national and European level

Benefits for the customer:

  • Increase in the competiveness of the company through immediate reduction of the costs of floriculture greenhouse heating
  • Optimization of financial resources through access to different solutions, or qualified assistance in accessing credit, with no initial outlay
  • Technological solution customized to the needs of the client, with installation of the best products available on the market without contractual ties to suppliers
  • Optimization of the various planning and operational phases with Enerqos’ proven experience of project-management
  • Medium to long term support from trusted and highly qualified partner
  • Improvement in the customer’s ‘green’ image

Case study

Project information

SiteFloriculture greenhouse
Subject of interventionSubstitution of heating system
Operating days7 out of 7
Annual fuel consumption90,000 litres oil + 120,000 litres LPG
System typeDistributed suspended heat generators
Existing generator power2×110 kW
Area covered18,000 sqm
Fuel purchase cost0.86 €/litre oil – 0.50 €/litre LPG
Annual heating cost137,400 €

Proposed solution

Boiler typewood chip with moving grate
Number of boilers1
Boiler power2.326 kW
Boiler life-cycle15 years
Annual wood chip consumption700 tons
Wood chip purchase70 € / ton
Predicted annual heating cost:49,000 €



Saving Rate

per acquisto combustibile su base annuale


Savings in the first year in €

  • Modernisation of the heating system
  • Increased efficiency of the floriculture greenhouse through the use of more advanced energy storage technologies
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