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The Future of Fossil Fuels: UK Fuel Ban

The Future of Fossil Fuels: UK Fuel Ban

The UK Government is expected to announce a series of new clean energy policies, featuring an update to the UK’s fossil fuel vehicle ban. The ban which was expected to come into place in 2040 is estimated to come into force 10 years earlier in 2030 to boost the country’s green, economic COVID-19 recovery and meet net-zero targets...
Expanding Horizons: Our New Office

Expanding Horizons: Our New Office

UCS Technologies have recently acquired a new office in Scotland. The acquisition of the office supported the addition of four new engineers and a subcontractor to our fleet.

The new satellite office will act as...

The Road to Recovery: Low Carbon Futures

The Road to Recovery: Low Carbon Futures

A recent report released by Carbon Trust analysed 6 different categories: food and drink, fuel, commuting, airlines, electrical stores, and clothing stores to provide data for their report and make up their findings.

The data shows that on an overall scale greenhouse gas emissions are down by 14% compared to...

Green Grid: The Battery Storage Boom

Green Grid: The Battery Storage Boom

Recent years have seen an increased application of battery storage solutions in residential and commercial settings.

One of the most recent commercial projects features the installation of 6 Tesla Megapacks in Dorset. The packs will store green energy and transfer...

E-Wars: Combating Electrical Waste

E-Wars: Combating Electrical Waste

1.45 million tonnes… that’s how much electrical waste that the UK produces each year. Electrical waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams in the country. A majority goes on to be recycled but a large portion of this waste is simply thrown away...

UK Green Recovery Fund

UK Green Recovery Fund

The UK Government has announced a £350 million ‘recovery fund’ that will be used to cut the country’s carbon emissions and drive economic recovery as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding will be used to help tackle climate change and accelerate the Prime Minister’s goals to reach net-zero by 2050.

The UK is hopeful that...

Green Home Grant 2020

Green Home Grant 2020

July 2020 saw Chancellor Rishi Sunak announce the UK Government’s new ‘Green Homes Scheme’. £2 billion has been set aside to provide homeowners throughout the UK vouchers to put towards the cost of installing energy-saving solutions such as:
An Insight into HD Base-T Solutions

An Insight into HD Base-T Solutions

HD Base-T is a connectivity standard approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). This standard in a variety of fields...
Shop, Charge & Go: Rapid EV Charging

Shop, Charge & Go: Rapid EV Charging

2020 has seen a number of companies adopt rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging schemes to provide charging points for both clients and employees. The need for charging points across the UK is consistently rising as more people switch to a greener form of travel...
HS2: Connecting the UK

HS2: Connecting the UK

HS2 otherwise known as High-Speed Railway is a huge railway project that will be completed in a number of stages and will connect London, the Midlands, and the North of the UK via 25+ stations.

Phase one will see the creation of...

Battery Storage: The Secret to Fighting Climate Change

Battery Storage: The Secret to Fighting Climate Change

Battery storage is an innovative piece of technology that stores excess electricity produced by solar PV arrays. Many storage solutions have SMART technology that allows the user to control charge and discharge times to power your home and charge your electric vehicles. More and more homeowners with...
UCS COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment

UCS COVID-19: Personal Protective Equipment

Over recent weeks due to the infection rate of COVID-19 falling below a designated baseline, the UK Government has deemed it safe for various businesses to allow workers to return to work. Our engineers have new procedures in place that they must follow to adhere to social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. This includes...