Calls for a Government hydrogen strategy

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has urged the UK Government to implement a Hydrogen Strategy to help decarbonise carbon-intensive sectors. The National Grid has also announced plans to build a new hydrogen testing facility. The EAC held an inquiry in July seeking views on effective technological responses to help combat climate change. More than 100 […]

UK broke renewable energy generation record in 2019, new figures reveal

A record 37.1% of electricity generated in the UK last year was renewable, according to the latest annual energy statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) includes data on energy production, consumption, demand, imports and exports. The 2019 report, published at the end […]

UK’s offshore wind sector boosted by £100m programme

A new £100m programme has been launched to boost the growth of the UK’s offshore wind sector which will, in turn, benefit businesses. The 10-year initiative, the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), has been unveiled by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) to support more than 650 businesses boost the value and growth of the […]

Emissions reduction and cash savings identified by use of low carbon technologies

Carbon emissions from energy generation and use could be cut by more than half with the introduction of low carbon technologies, a new report has indicated. Electric vehicles, renewable energy and innovative new fuels could help power the shift and lead to a reduction in emissions of 54%, says the report, ‘Technology – the climate […]

Renewable energy sectors in Europe and US increase

The European electricity industry association EURELECTRIC states that in 2013 over half of the electricity generated came from low carbon sources. In 2012, the share of renewable electricity in Europe was 24%, whilst in 2013 it was already 27%. This contributed to fewer emissions in Europe. But there are not only advantages, the European power […]

133-135 Kew Road- Residential Refurbishment, Richmond

Syntegra Consulting Ltd has been appointed as energy consultants to produce an energy strategy for the scheme at 133-135 Kew Road, Richmond, London, TW9 3EE– to support the scheme design process, demonstrate Building regulations Part L1B compliance, to demonstrate consideration to achieve a 20% CO2 emission reduction against the CIBSE standard case model via renewable […]

The Coach House, Richmond- Residential Conversion

Syntegra Consulting Ltd has been appointed as energy consultants to produce an energy strategy for the scheme at The Coach House, 2A Friars Stile Road, Richmond TW10 6NE– to support the scheme design process, demonstrate Building regulations Part L1B compliance (if possible or intent to enhance), to demonstrate consideration to achieve a 20% CO2 emission […]

274 Kew Road- Energy Consultancy and BRREAM Domestic Assessment

Syntegra Consulting have been appointed as energy consultants and BREAAM assessors on the Cumberland House project- 274 Kew Road, Richmond, London. Cumberland House is a three storey (plus basement) detached Victorian house, built in 1893 towards the end of the Victorian era as a single family dwelling. The surrounding area is characterised by large single […]

Quality certification matters for solar PV users

With the successful introduction of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) in 2010 total solar PV installations in the UK reached 240,000 by end of January 2012 (DECC, 2012).  Around 940 MW has been installed  during this period. Since the FIT is connected with a 25-year energy generating life, the quality of the solar PV equipment was […]