Supporting water, power and gas

Utilities

Helping you secure an environmentally secure future

Generating a sustainable future together

Our knowledge of the utilities sector and over 30 years of industry experience enables us to deliver innovative, sustainable solutions for the water, power and gas sectors.

We aim to maximise value and increase performance by providing your projects with flexible environmental consultancy support.

Our specialists work together with your teams in a pragmatic and collaborative manner, to enable efficient management and delivery of complex cases.

Our wide ranging team have strong experience in undertaking site investigations, landscape designs, archaeology and heritage assessments, habitat management and mitigation, and when a project is nearing decommissioning, landscape designs for future site regeneration.

Ecus works with many clients across this sector such as United Utilities, Thames Water, SSE, and LSTC.

Helping you secure an environmentally secure future

  • Water

    Solving tomorrow's problems with environmentally sustainable solutions

    Registered with Achilles, we have considerable experience at both a site and corporate level of carrying out environmental support to the water sector.

    We work within the water sector providing our full range of services from ecology through to heritage and archaeology. We deliver innovative, integrative and sustainable solutions for real world problems.

    Water power station

    Environmentally considerate support with a pragmatic approach

    We use an ecosystems services approach to determine environmental asset value allowing us to take a holistic view of potential impacts. Our team provides best practise advice, expertise and support for the implementation of technical yet practical solutions in accordance with industry requirements.

  • Power

    Empowering you to deliver environmentally conscious projects

    As an environmental consultancy, we assist in delivering sustainability and environmental net gain to the benefit of your projects. We work across the power sector to ensure that your projects are delivered safely, to the highest degree and with minimal impact on the environment.

    Ecus has a track record of experience within this sector and over 30 years of delivering tailored solutions . Our health and safety standards are impeccable as we continue to focus on quality and responsiveness.

    Concise packages of environmental information at key project stages:

    • Feasibility: Targeted environmental scoping and risk assessment
    • Pre-planning: Preparation of environmental assessments from individual reports including flood risk, ecological and landscape assessment, through to full EIA
    • Post-Planning: Discharge of environmental planning conditions including landscape design and planting plans, supervision of remediation and ecological mitigation
    • Implementation: Ongoing project support through the construction and operational phases including environmental monitoring, audit and legal compliance
  • Gas (downstream)

    Preparing for a low-carbon economy

    At Ecus, we work with a large number of energy providers including both large utilities and small independent companies, throughout the gas and wider energy sector.

    Positioning for the future, we also support your transition to a low-carbon economy. Applying innovations in learning and technology, we can help with carbon reporting, carbon offsetting, natural capital and climate change risk assessments.

    Gas pipes

    Ecus specialises in providing environmental support to all areas of the utilities sector:

    • Site screening
    • Feasibility and capacity studies
    • Scoping
    • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
    • Design and access statements
    • Planning statements
    • Public consultations
    • Planning applications, appeals and inquiry
    • Management plans
    • Drafting and discharge of planning conditions
    • Post-consent environmental support