Survey: UK businesses set to invest almost £16bn in EVs this year

UK businesses are planning to spend almost £16billion on electric vehicles (EVs) this financial year – up 50% on last year’s spending, A new survey from Centrica Business Solutions polled 200 UK businesses that operate fleets and showed two-thirds of those companies said that they are on track to switch to a fully electric fleet by […]

UK’s net-zero target under threat through lack of green laws, new report warns as Johnson unveils new 10-point plan

A lack of legislative requirements on key sectors and infrastructure are putting the UK’s net-zero target at risk, a green thinktank has warned, highlighting an £11.4bn investment shortfall in reaching net-zero across transport, buildings, circular economy and natural infrastructure. The Green Alliance argues that a net-zero aligned approach to infrastructure would help the nation deliver […]

Renewables generation accelerating, report forecasts

As much as 65% of the UK’s energy demand could be met by renewable generation within a decade, according to the National Infrastructure Commission – a significant reassessment from its most recent forecast of 50% but a modest appraisal by industry insiders. In its latest report, ‘Renewables, recovery and Reaching Net Zero,’ said there is […]

National Infrastructure Strategy to drive sustainability

The UK’s first National Infrastructure Strategy is due to be published this autumn and Syntegra is keen to see what will be included to help support and improve sustainable development. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has published a series of topics members would like to see addressed when the Government unveils its recommendations. Syntegra […]

Drainage is key to sustainable site development, warns new team member

Arwyn Norris

Syntegra is delighted to unveil a new member of its team as it expands its services and brings all its hydrology and flood risk assessment roles inhouse for the first time. Arwyn Norris is our new Director of Civils and Infrastructure and brings with him a wealth of experience in the field which we will […]