Hugh Taylor

About Hugh Taylor

Having worked in the energy industry for over six years, Hugh sits on expert panels for all six the UK Distribution Network Operators (DNOs). He also has a deep understanding of National Grid’s Capacity Market and its various balancing markets, is a regular consultee to BEIS and Ofgem, and is a popular speaker at industry events.

5 Must-Dos before making an investment in on-site solar PV

2019-11-06T16:47:00+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Featured, News, Public Sector, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Rural|

We are increasingly being asked by clients to assess quotations from renewable energy installers. We've found several common issues with our clients’ approaches and, more worryingly, with the contractors they are employing to install schemes.

Solar test engineers wanted to support our on-site PV HealthCheck service 

2019-11-05T16:12:18+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Featured, News|

We are looking for brilliant safe, experienced and reliable test engineers across the country to support the continued growth of our on-site PV Healthcheck service. 

Failure to check energy potential of land could cost millions

2019-11-06T16:51:08+00:00December 13th, 2018|News, Press Release, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Rural|

Press release: Land agents and farmers buying and selling land should ensure they check the potential for energy projects before proceeding, to avoid missing out on valuable contracts.

The return of the large-scale standalone solar market

2019-11-06T16:52:09+00:00September 25th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector|

As solar technology prices decrease and energy prices increase, we are at a tipping point in the large-scale solar market. With opportunities returning, large-scale solar, located with or without batteries, can offer landowners with the right sites a strong diversification income.

13 Do’s and Don’ts for securing lucrative ground rents from energy schemes

2019-11-06T17:03:46+00:00May 15th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector|

There are opportunities for landowners to earn diversification incomes from power generation and energy storage schemes. We give some tips to ensure you secure the best ground rents from hosting such schemes.

Battery storage versus gas gensets – a market snapshot

2019-11-06T17:03:54+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, Featured, News, Public Sector|

We are currently seeing a stronger market and appetite from developers for gas genset sites compared to battery storage sites. This results from several related market conditions which we explain below.

Tread carefully with grid advice before paying for an application

2018-02-15T12:03:12+00:00February 15th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, Featured, News, Public Sector|

Many landowners have contacted us recently after they've been approached by firms touting grid advice and persuading landowners to sign up to up-front fees for making a battery storage grid application. Read how you should beware of this approach and find out how we are different.

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