Renewables

SOCOTEC's Environmental Science team are among the leaders in the renewables field. We are on hand to ensure the compliance, safety and optimisation of your renewable energy resource throughout the entire project life cycle.

Supporting the growth of green energy cities

SOCOTEC recognises the significant role that renewable energy plays in combatting the global climate crisis. Our Environmental Science team is committed to supporting all aspects of your renewable energy resource project, from the design and construction phase to the decommissioning of your asset.

From project conception to construction

We will review all of the possible avenues before offering technically accurate recommendations to support your entire project life-cycle, ensuring the safety, compliance and optimisation of your renewable energy resource.

We offer site investigation services to investigate, test and advise on ground, geological and structural conditions so that you are fully informed during your project's design stage.

Maintaining or decommissioning your alternative energy resource

SOCOTEC can offer project management services to ensure the ongoing compliance of your energy resource once it is fully operational. We can also assist in optimising your resource to achieve the highest environmental performance whilst minimising any potential risk. 

We can support your project by conducting a site investigation to analyse the condition of the site prior to the commencement of demolition works.

Planning and Design

Planning and Design

  • Investigate, test and advise on ground, geological and structural conditions with a site investigation to provide insight during the design phase
  • Ensure that your project is compliant with relevant legal obligations and environmental regulations via the support of our environmental monitoring and consultancy services
  • Conduct a risk management assurance audit to minimise the level of risk associated with each stage of your project.
Enabling and Construction

Enabling and Construction

  • Undertake various material testing procedures to ensure the integrity of the project's foundations
  • Sample site soils and manage the risks of contaminated land
  • Receive advice from SOCOTEC's Environmental Monitoring and Consultancy team to demonstrate compliance with land and environment regulations
  • Guarantee the health and safety of your team by equipping them with the proper training to navigate your alternative energy resource.
Operations & Maintenance

Operation and Maintenance

  • Use our project management service to ensure ongoing compliance once your green energy resource is operational
  • Optimise your energy resource with the assistance of SOCOTEC's Environmental Science team, who specialise in SRF/RDF, biofuels, engineering and oils and IBA
  • Identify and anticipate potential risks
  • Achieve technical and environmental performance
  • Manage administrative and technical aspects
  • Deliver work that conforms to regulatory obligations
  • Protect employees and the surrounding communities
  • Measure and optimise management, operations and maintenance costs/performance.
Decommissioning

Decommissioning

  • Conduct a site investigation with to analyse the initial state of the site prior to beginning works/demolition
  • Prevent impacts on neighbouring structures
  • Implement environmental procedures for demolitions.

Achieve sustainability with our Certification service

SOCOTEC works closely with environmental regulators and organisations to ensure your project meets ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.

Safety at SOCOTEC

Enhance your resource with training

To enhance the implementation of our quality measures, SOCOTEC now offers basic training to all key stakeholders that will oversee the project. This will equip you with the necessary practical skills required to effectively manage any occupational health, safety and environmental risks that may arise.
 

Whether you are responsible for a wind turbine, tidal lagoon or solar farm, our training will provide you with the reassurance that your team is equipped with the skills required to safely navigate your renewable energy resource and comply with relevant regulations.

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To enhance the implementation of our quality measures, SOCOTEC now offers basic training to all key stakeholders that will oversee the project. This will equip you with the necessary practical skills required to effectively manage any occupational health, safety and environmental risks that may arise.
 

Whether you are responsible for a wind turbine, tidal lagoon or solar farm, our training will provide you with the reassurance that your team is equipped with the skills required to safely navigate your renewable energy resource and comply with relevant regulations.

What are the advantages of sustainable and renewable energy?

SOCOTEC is on hand to help you safely implement your renewable energy project, starting the shift to a greener future. With our support, your ecologically friendly energy resources will offer a range of long term benefits, including:

  • Reduction of your greenhouse gas emissions by switching to clean energy
  • The use of alternative energy sources to decrease your dependency on oils and other imported fuels
  • Gaining energy independence.

Renewable energy training

Environmental awareness training course

Take part in SOCOTEC’s Environmental Awareness training course and learn about everyday actions that promote environmental awareness, including the advantages of renewable energy.

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Jobs in sustainable energy

Looking for a career in renewable energy?

Join our environmental science team and deliver renewable energy services with the UK's number one testing, inspection and compliance company.

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