Hugh Taylor

About Hugh Taylor

Hugh Taylor Having worked in the energy industry for over ten 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. View full profile

Farm diversification into energy: the options and returns

2020-11-19T15:33:23+00:00February 24th, 2020|Developer Services, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, News|

There's never been a better time for landowners to seek diversification income from leasing land to energy schemes, or becoming self-developers or owner-operators. But we urge them to take appropriate and independent advice.

Penny wise, millions foolish – a lesson in the cost of not using expert advisors in energy scheme developments

2020-11-19T15:33:54+00:00February 6th, 2020|Developer Services, Energy Developers, Grid Consultancy, News|

A solar developer achieved a grid connection offer for a solar farm site but missed a crucial stage in the process and so failed to secure and safeguard the grid rights - thus losing out on any opportunity. What should they have done?

Our 2019 results

2021-01-14T12:55:11+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Public Sector|

In 2019 we secured grid capacity for over 1GW of solar, storage, gensets and energy from waste (EfW) schemes, on over 3,000 acres with a lifetime ground rent of £100m. Why not join us in 2020?

Roadnight Taylor 2019 Festive Stats

2020-02-25T15:51:47+00:00December 16th, 2019|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News|

After a spectacular year in which Roadnight Taylor Ltd really came of age, we totted up some of our successes in 2019. A huge thank you to our extraordinary and talented team - and all the developers, businesses, public sector bodies and site owners who put their faith in us in 2019. Happy Christmas!

On-site energy schemes – what are the opportunities for landowners?

2020-02-25T15:57:53+00:00December 9th, 2019|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Feasibility Studies, News, Published Articles|

Hugh was interviewed by AMP Clean Energy for their guest blog. He discusses the on-site energy opportunities for landowners and developers, and why decarbonisation is driving demand for sites that can host flexible generation assets.

Prime opportunity for energy schemes but take care

2020-11-19T15:34:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News|

The average landowner’s chances of getting an energy scheme are greater now than ever. But, there has also never been a more appropriate time to be prudent and not sign up with the first developer that knocks at the door.

Consenting and implementation expertise for energy scheme developers

2020-02-25T16:05:24+00:00October 30th, 2019|Developer Services, Energy Developers, Feasibility Studies, Financial Modelling, Grid Consultancy, News|

Our services extend to supporting professional energy developer teams and the entrepreneurial self developer.

Residential, holiday and touring parks – energy opportunities

2020-02-25T16:09:33+00:00October 16th, 2019|Electric Vehicle Charging, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Strategic Energy Review|

With increasing energy prices and the use of electric vehicles growing rapidly, holiday and home parks must take a strategic look at their energy use and EV chargepoint deployment. See our services that can help.

Grid expertise secures a successful outcome – but it was too late for another

2020-11-19T15:34:23+00:00October 1st, 2019|Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Grid Consultancy, News|

Two recent cases where our considerable level of grid expertise has been demonstrated. One case led to a lucrative outcome for a developer. The other highlighted why getting us involved at the start of a project will achieve better outcomes.