The goal of the circular festival
Chasing The Hihat Events is an event organizer for festivals, such as De Zon, Oranjebloesem, Georgie’s Wundergarten or Komm Schon Alter!. With the impact of climate change becoming more and more apparent and the influence of festivals with their traditional set-up of diesel generators being quite clear, Chasing The Hihat has made it their goal to make their festivals fully circular. In the events industry there is a clear trend for sustainability becoming a more important factor. Especially in the council of Amsterdam the permits for festival are connected to strict rules related to the specific sustainability goals set by the city. And while the goal for Chasing The Hihat is to organize sustainable events, they also include new sustainability policies at their office, for instance for separating all raw material flows.
To get to a circular festival, big steps have to be taken in different areas. Think about power, water, food, raw materials and mobility. To properly analyse all these components, they use data to make a material flow and carbon footprint analysis. For the power on locations for festivals such as Georgie’s, Chasing The Hihat searched for a reliable partner.
Partnership between Greener and Chasing The Hihat
After testing Greener’s mobile batteries at Georgie’s Wundergarten in 2019 with the results of savings of 80% of running hours compared to the 2018 edition, Chasing The Hihat and Greener entered a partnership. With the combination of mobile batteries and fixed grid connections on locations, together Greener and Chasing The Hihat have achieved the diesel-free energy supply of 4 out of 5 festivals in 2022. Additionally, the software enables many different set-up possibilities as well as a central management system for the energy supply, which makes it easier to process changes.
In the video above you can see the solution at Georgie’s Wundergarten in practice and how our mobile batteries can contribute to the sustainable festival vibes at your event.