Energy Supply & Regulation

As an established provider, SOCOTEC offers testing, inspection and compliance services to some of the largest power generators nationwide.

As the UK Energy industry shifts its policy and impetus away from traditional fossil fuel reliance, SOCOTEC has evolved to cater for the needs of a changing market.

DECC projections indicate a renewables sector more than doubling in the next ten years and SOCOTEC is fully committed to supporting this growth area. With a current mix dominated by fossil fuels (predominantly coal and gas), a growing renewables sector and nuclear, SOCOTEC has capability within this mix to help your business.

Whether you are supplying wholesale energy to the grid, or supplying fuel for electricity generation SOCOTEC can help you. If you're new to the energy market or supplying new technologies, our fuel analysis and guidance can help you to achieve consistent fuel quality. With over 50 million tonnes of solid fuel certified per annum SOCOTEC is active at all major ports with dedicated inspection and sampling teams.


Our Services Include:

  • Full characterisation
  • Sampling and analysis of imported cargoes
  • Fuel characterisation
  • Bores, cores and stock evaluation


Our experts also have a detailed understanding of the legislation and guidance you need to comply with including:

  • FMS Questionnaire for ROCs or RHI claims
  • EUETs