Investing in the Future Standards of Waste Derived Fuel

Posted by George Bradley on 05-Oct-2017 16:07:38

With many efforts worldwide to divert waste away from landfill sites and turning waste into energy, companies are beginning to invest in more and more in Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities in a bid to reduce the impact on the environment.

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Topics: Energy & Waste Services, Biofuels, Solid Recovered Fuels, Fuel Testing

Day Two Exhibiting at AQE

Posted by Zoe Cooper on 25-May-2017 14:50:59

With a seminar on Controlling and Monitoring Emissions on Waste Management Sites to kick-start the second morning of AQE, Zoe Cooper, business development director, Energy & Waste, SOCOTEC, is the ideal person to report back on her day representing ESG on the stand.

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Topics: Air Monitoring, Air Quality, Air Testing, Energy & Waste Services

LOI Testing: The Fine Line in Waste Management

Posted by Sarah Gazzola on 08-Mar-2017 11:08:54

Loss on ignition (LOI) testing helps waste management organisations remain compliant with The Landfill Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2015. Here, Sarah Gazzola, commercial manager, Energy & Waste Services, explains the LOI testing process and why it is vital for businesses to understand the chemical make-up of fines in their waste.

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Topics: LOI Testing, Energy & Waste Services, Energy, Waste, Waste Management

Energy & Waste Enquiries Reach Their Peak at RWM 2016

Posted by Katy Strudwick on 16-Sep-2016 15:05:19

Following an exciting three days at RWM 2016, Katy Strudwick, business development manager, Energy & Waste Services, SOCOTEC, discusses the highlights of this year’s show.

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Topics: RWM, Energy & Waste Services, Environmental Chemistry

Day Two at RWM 2016

Posted by Phil Bussingham on 15-Sep-2016 11:59:40

Following a busy day at this years’ RWM exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham, Phil Bussingham, business development manager, SOCOTEC, Energy & Waste Services, takes time out to give us a run-down of Day Two of the UK’s premier event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions.

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Topics: RWM, Energy & Waste Services, Biogas

First Day at RWM 2016 Does Not Disappoint

Posted by Sarah Gazzola on 14-Sep-2016 11:02:01

With leading expertise in testing, inspection and compliance for the Energy & Waste sector, SOCOTEC has long exhibited at RWM, the UK’s leading event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions. Visiting her sixth consecutive RWM, Sarah Gazzola, commercial manager, SOCOTEC, Energy & Waste Services describes her experience at the opening day of this year’s show.

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Topics: Energy & Waste Services, RDF, SRF, Energy, Biomass

The Importance of Specialist Chemical Analysis

Posted by Becky Batham on 30-Mar-2016 11:40:50

SOCOTEC provides a range of specialist chemistry services and tests, including ICP analysis, BTEX testing, air quality analysis and metal testing. SOCOTEC’s Becky Batham, explains the importance of chemical analysis to both the environment and public safety.

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Topics: Specialist Chemistry, Air Quality, Energy & Waste Services, Air Testing, Chemical Analysis, ICP Analysis, BTEX Testing, Metal Testing

2016: Continuing the Energy & Waste Transition

Posted by Declan Burns on 24-Mar-2016 17:14:18

Declan Burns, managing director of Energy & Waste Services, reflects on 2015 and considers the opportunities and challenges that the energy and waste sector faces in 2016 and beyond.

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Topics: Energy, Energy & Waste Services, Drax, EfW, Energy Strategy, Nuclear, Waste, 2016 Outlook, WAC Testing, Waste Management, Power Generation, Waste Acceptance Criteria, Nuclear Decommissioning

The Importance of Biomass and Recovered Fuels in a Diversified Energy Sector

Posted by Sarah Gazzola on 18-Feb-2016 13:09:24

SOCOTEC’s Energy & Waste Services commercial manager, Sarah Gazzola, talks about the importance of solid biofuels to the UK’s energy mix; developing waste materials into clean recovered fuels; as well as some of the innovative new types of fuel currently in development.

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Topics: Energy, Energy & Waste Services, EfW, Waste

Why is Air Quality Testing So Important?

Posted by Becky Batham on 03-Dec-2015 13:43:00
The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recent estimation that air pollution costs EU economies over £1 trillion every year has made air quality testing an increasingly pressing issue in Europe. Further figures from the WHO suggest poor air quality is responsible for around 500,000 deaths in Europe and 3.4 million globally every year, a worrying statistic.
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Topics: Environmental Monitoring, Air Quality, Energy & Waste Services, Air Testing

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