Polly Stevenson

About Polly Stevenson

Polly is responsible for our marketing communications. She keeps our website, social media, newsletter and PR wheels rolling. Working in marketing for 20 years, she holds a Chartered Institute of Marketing Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing and is a member of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists.

Determine if on-site solar, energy storage or flexible generation is viable for you now

2018-11-07T10:04:59+00:00November 7th, 2018|News|

'Behind-the-meter’ energy schemes can offer energy cost savings, income and business growth for those sites with the right attributes. Paybacks can be as low as seven years for some, but you must avoid being mis-sold unattainable returns. Our independent assessment makes sure you are investing wisely.

Beware developers off-loading grid connection rights, warns Roadnight Taylor

2019-11-06T17:03:02+00:00July 30th, 2018|News|

Press release: Landowners should be cautious of offers to buy grid connection rights for battery storage schemes. No matter what the situation or the fee, there can be substantial financial obligations within accepted grid offers - and the site may not even be viable.

Energy expert joins our team and we move to a larger office

2018-07-12T10:16:31+00:00July 12th, 2018|News|

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Richard Palmer, an experienced land and energy professional, to the team. With the third new appointment in less than a year, we've also moved to new offices in Burford to accommodate our growing team.

Farm diversification income from energy projects – frequently asked questions

2018-06-25T13:42:42+00:00June 25th, 2018|Farms & Estates, Featured|

As rural landowners look to diversify and tackle the economic challenges post-Brexit, energy schemes can offer those with viable sites a new income solution. We’ve compiled a list of answers to the most common questions we get asked by landowners.

Get in or miss out, warns Roadnight Taylor

2019-09-26T16:36:31+00:00June 8th, 2018|Farms & Estates, News|

Press release: Landowners who are considering generating or storing energy should act fast before grid capacity runs out. The electrical grid is heavily constrained with some areas having only pockets of capacity remaining. So even where a site has good planning and access attributes, it may not be able to get a grid connection which stops a project in its tracks.

How assessment and design fees became connection offer expenses

2019-11-06T17:04:17+00:00March 28th, 2018|News, Published Articles|

Hugh was invited to contribute a feature article to Utility Week. Given the impending Connection Offer Expenses that Distribution DNOs can charge from 6 April 2018, he surveyed his contacts at the DNOs to get an idea of their charging intentions.

Act quickly to avoid grid application fees

2019-11-06T17:04:36+00:00March 16th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, News, Public Sector|

Press release: Farmers and landowners interested in energy generation or storage projects should act quickly to avoid potentially steep fees. From 6 April network operators in England, Wales and Scotland will be able to charge up-front fees for grid connection offers, which could run into thousands of pounds.

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