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Will we see standalone subsidy-free solar in 2018?

December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 saw the first subsidy-free solar farm energise, but the scheme was located with battery storage and had an existing suitable grid connection. The burning question is when could we see a subsidy-free standalone scheme deployed on a new connection?

  • electrical grid application

A sad day caused by grid connection application scandal

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Land and property owners need to be made aware of some of the practices of some 'grid consultants' and land agents during the grid connection application process that could cost them unnecessary time and money and that are putting the Network Operators' system planning teams under considerable pressure.

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  • behind the meter pitfalls

Behind-the-meter battery storage: the pitfalls to avoid

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Battery storage remains an expensive technology, and the risks of investing unwisely are high if you haven’t done your research and correct planning first. Battery storage is not suited to all sites, not all sites will a business case for scheme and the risks of being mis-sold are high.

  • behind the meter battery storage

Should you be tapping into battery storage opportunities behind the meter?

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Battery storage located ‘behind the meter’ is an emerging market which holds huge potential for energy cost savings and income opportunities for some businesses, farms and estates. We look at what it is, which sites it is suited to and highlight the benefits it can bring to a site.

  • Gird is King

‘Grid is King’ for any stand-alone or co-located scheme

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

We are delighted that our CEO, Hugh Taylor, has been interviewed for The Energyst. Grid is King for any standalone or behind-the-meter, single technology or co-located schemes.

  • Subsidy free solar

Subsidy-free stand-alone solar is coming, but it isn’t quite here yet

October 9th, 2017|0 Comments

At the end of September the UK's first subsidy-free solar farm was unveiled. There is no doubt that this scheme is a step forward for the renewables industry. However, even though this scheme was financially viable without any subsidies, it doesn’t mean that every large solar scheme will be, in the short term.

  • Gas Gensets

What makes a good gas genset site?

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Most of the 'noise' in the energy industry is about the lucrative opportunities from battery storage, and we've written about sites that are suitable for battery storage before. However, batteries are not suitable for all sites or all parts of the electrical grid. A gas genset may be suitable for sites where a battery storage isn't.

  • battery storage farming

Discover your battery storage opportunities ahead of your neighbours

September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

We were delighted to be asked to contibute an article to Farming Monthly after they had seen an article by Hugh in another publication. The article below was first published in Farming Monthly's digital edition - September 2017.

  • Stop Go energy scheme study

Find out if you have viable battery storage or power scheme sites

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Any battery storage or power generation scheme will need a cost-effective grid connection. It may also need planning consents, land rights, the right generation or demand profile, sufficient budget and an appropriate return on investment.

  • Gas genset site Hampshire

20MW gas genset scheme in Berkshire

August 4th, 2017|0 Comments

We secured 20MW of grid capacity for a gas genset scheme for a landed estate in Berkshire.

  • Battery storage site

7MW battery storage scheme in Oxfordshire

July 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The 7MW of battery storage capacity we secured for a pension fund client yielded a very competitive ground rent offer following our tender process.







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