As the UK Energy industry shifts from traditional fossil fuel reliance to a growing renewables sector, SOCOTEC has evolved to cater for the needs of a changing market. Whether you are supplying wholesale energy to the grid, supplying fuel for electricity generation, or supplying new technologies, our fuel analysis and guidance can help you to achieve consistent fuel quality. With over 25 million tonnes of solid fuel certified per annum, SOCOTEC is active at all major ports with dedicated inspection and sampling teams.
SOCOTEC has the capability to support large scale transmission and distribution projects either at project inception via our infrastructure and construction, or during operation through compliance testing services.
As the largest independent solid fuel inspection company in the UK, SOCOTEC provides an extensive range of accredited analytical services with guaranteed integrity of data.
SRF and RDF are fast becoming energy commodities and as the UK’s leading testing provider, SOCOTEC understands how your market is evolving.
As part of our portfolio of services, we offer Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) preparation, testing and analysis. Our environmental chemistry laboratory has vast experience in testing IBA and has even developed a methodology to reduce turnaround times to five days.
SOCOTEC’s well-established radiochemical laboratory offers the nuclear industry a broad range of radiochemical testing and analysis services on a variety of sample matrices.
Our stack emissions monitoring business is one of the largest established MCERTS & UKAS accredited consultancies. We offer a comprehensive range of services, from routine monitoring for environmental compliance to calibration of emissions monitoring systems.
Our experts also have a detailed understanding of the legislation and guidance you need to be compliant. Having worked closely with Ofgem, SOCOTEC can:
Further to this, SOCOTEC can provide technical audits of mechanical sampling systems, undertake bias tests and even provide upfront bespoke consultancy regarding the application and design of your sampling system.
Measuring and reporting energy use and emissions can drive improvements in energy efficiency which is in turn vital to business productivity, and can help businesses to understand the risks facing them.
An EPC informs potential buyers and tenants about the energy performance and efficiency of a building. The Domestic MEES Regulations outline a minimum energy efficiency level for private residential and non-domestic rented properties.
SOCOTEC’s utility bill validation service ensures that your business is only billed for the energy it uses at the rates agreed by your supplier, which could make all the difference to your monthly energy consumption and costs.
Energy monitoring and targeting is an energy management technique which involves analysing key building information such as occupancy, location, asset/plant operation and energy/water/waste to identify and then reduce its carbon footprint.