Hampton, London, UK, 3 January 2024: NXTGENbps, the provider of zero emission, silent, green battery generators, is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Green Kit Ltd, a London-based film lighting hire company specialising in energy efficient lights. The NXTGENbps Meerkat and Goat batteries, along with the Goat expansion battery Billy Goat, are innovative portable and sustainable power solutions designed to replace traditional, noisy, and carbon-emitting diesel generators – and they are now available to hire with Green Kit.
Sustainability has become a paramount concern for filmmakers and production crews alike. By partnering with Green Kit, NXTGENbps continues to aid the film industry’s sustainability efforts, providing a rental option for a clean, quiet, and reliable power source that aligns with their eco-conscious values.
“We are thrilled to partner with Green Kit to introduce the NXTGENbps Meerkat, Goat and Billy Goat batteries to the film and broadcast industry,” said Lesley Marr, Director of Sustainability at NXTGENbps. “This partnership signifies our commitment to making sustainable power solutions available for everyone. Hiring batteries from Green Kit will allow crews to reduce their carbon emissions whilst ensuring a seamless, silent production experience.”
Green Kit recently rented out the Goat to power a satellite link from London to Doha,ensuring that the live broadcast from outside of Westminster ran smoothly for the four-hour duration. Martin Langley, cameraman for the broadcast, commented, “Hiring the Goat for this broadcast was a game-changer. It saved the crew tremendous amounts of timewith a quick and easy set-up, and being a silent battery generator, we didn’t have to worry about noise interference.”
Green Kit Ltd is the first rental house to offer the NXTGENbps green battery generators for hire. Green Kit has always been dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of film production, and this collaboration represents a significant step toward a greener future for our industry. Pat McEnallay, Founder of Green Kit, added, “The Goat is a great addition for our organisation. With the industry coming back to full strength, it is important to offer the most advanced, sustainable technology.”
NXTGENbps – battery power solutions – is the innovative brand from Broadcast and Production Services (BPS). BPS has been supporting Film, TV and wider industries with image capture, sound and lighting equipment as a dealer of all leading brands for 20 years. All NXTGENbps products feature PURE GREEN POWER and have animal-inspired names, emphasising the attributes and benefits they find common with animals perfectly adapted to nature which is a company mission to protect. Corporate responsibility: NXTGENbps recognises what’s important in the M&E industry right now and is an Albert certified supplier, as well as having been awarded the DPP committed to sustainability four-leaf accreditation mark. The company has partnerships with several industry charities and professional bodies to support diversity and talent development. For more information, please go to: www.nxtgenbps.com
About Green Kit
Green Kit is a London-based film lighting hire company specialising in energy efficient lights, which we believe are the future of film lighting. Pat McEnallay, founded Green Kit after working at Lee Lighting, Agfa and Panalux. Pat discovered that as well as being cheaper to run, energy efficient lights are also cool to operate, portable and can often run off batteries; making them a great choice for filmmakers. Green Kit has since developed into the UK’s leading supplier of LED film lights with over 215 different types of LED film lights for rental. Winner of the Brent Green Business of the year award in 2022 and an Albert certified supplier, Green Kit continues to prioritise sustainable film solutions to its growing range of customers. For more information, please visit: www.greenkit.london
+44 (0) 208 941 1199
+44 (0) 7748 636171
Green Kit Company Contract
+44 (0) 207 624 4021