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.

How assessment and design fees became connection offer expenses

2020-02-25T18:19:32+00:00March 28th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Grid Connection Services, News, Public Sector, 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

2020-02-26T16:24:58+00:00March 16th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Connection Services, 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.

CLA members – find out if you have potential battery storage or power scheme sites

2020-02-26T16:41:59+00:00March 13th, 2018|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News|

While opportunities for power generation and battery storage schemes exist in industrial and urban areas, the greatest potential can be found in rural areas. Find out why we are offering CLA (Country Land and Business Association) members an exclusive offer on our Stop/Go feasibility studies.

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

2020-02-26T17:55:03+00:00October 25th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Grid Connection Services, News, Public Sector, Published Articles|

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.

800kW behind-the-meter solar and battery storage advice in Yorkshire

2020-02-26T17:51:10+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Case Study, Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates|

Read how we secured grid capacity for 800kW of behind-the-meter battery storage for our Yorkshire clients and the consultancy we are now providing.

8MW battery storage scheme in Shropshire

2020-02-24T13:47:18+00:00September 20th, 2017|Case Study, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Connection Services|

We secured 8MW of viable grid capacity for a battery storage scheme connecting at 33kV and secured competitive offers from developers for our large rural estate client.

“Fascinating, entertaining and thought-provoking” public speaking

2020-02-19T12:16:55+00:00April 17th, 2017|News|

Our CEO, Hugh Taylor, is an experienced public speaker and speaks at many energy and business events. Read some of the great feedback and book him for your event. His talks always get good feedback and generate plenty of discussion after he has left the platform.

Landowners must secure grid connection rights quickly and independently to safeguard income

2020-02-19T12:00:17+00:00February 8th, 2017|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Connection Services, News|

The rental income from hosting a large-scale energy scheme can be extremely beneficial for any landowner or farmer with a suitable site. Getting permission to connect to the electrical grid is the most important factor in determining the success and income from any scheme and is one which landowners must approach with caution.