Engie has won a £29 million ($42 million) contract to build gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) energy centres for three hospital trusts in Liverpool in the UK.

The contract from the NHS Carbon and Energy Fund (CEF) will fund the CHP plants at Liverpool Women’s Hospital (pictured), Aintree University Hospital and The Walton Centre.

Engie said the contract specifies two years for construction work and then a 15-year operation and maintenance period.  

The firm aims to deliver over £1.2 million per year in savings through the three installations, as well as a 5000-tonne reduction per year in carbon emissions.

Engie UK & Ireland chief Wilfrid Petrie said: ‘As a leader in decentralized energy, we are well positioned to deliver integrated energy solutions for the healthcare sector. In upgrading the energy infrastructure for each of the trusts, we will ensure they have a more reliable, resilient and responsive energy services.’