In 2015, 46% of the UK’s electricity was generated by low-carbon sources and renewable energy accounted for 8.3% of total energy consumption (heating, transport and power etc.) (1). The UK has just over 7,000 wind turbines which produce 38 million MWh/p.a., powering an equivalent of 9.6 million homes (2). In 2016, wind power generated 11.5%
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The process of buying a property has a plethora of considerations resting on the decision to buy or not – Contaminated Land, flooding, radon, planning applications in the area, local energy infrastructure and ground stability should all be factored in. Planning applications such as extensions can easily be scuppered by issues relating to ground stability,
Have you ever come across a sign saying Station Road but there is no railway station to be seen? Perhaps an old brick bridge in an empty field, or even a platform in the middle of a forest? I have often wondered at theses peculiarities, especially as they provide a tantalising glimpse into a Victorian
The Olympic Games bringing out the best of not only athletes but also developers. This is the second instalment in a series of blog posts which will present examples of the implementation of different remediation technologies for the clean-up and redevelopment of contaminated sites. Recent Groundsure blogs on remediation of contaminated land have looked at
For any homeowner, there is no worse nightmare than their new property collapsing, having been unaware of subsidence potential or underground ground cavities in the area. If you’re looking to purchase a house, it’s vital to understand the impact ground movement can have and the best ways to avoid common pitfalls. Natural ground subsidence is