Richard Palmer

About Richard Palmer

Richard delivers a range of behind the meter energy solutions for Roadnight Taylor’s rural, commercial and public sector clients. He started his career in wholesale trading at National Power and subsequently held several senior commercial roles in the retail business. He is also a qualified Chartered Surveyor with 10 years land management experience.

Smart Export Guarantee – Part 2: What to do now if investing in renewables

2019-11-06T16:46:15+00:00October 8th, 2019|News, Public Sector, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Developers, Sector: Rural|

The days of stacking lots of solar panels on a roof to benefit from the FiT are over. A change in mindset is needed when considering investment in renewables. Richard Palmer looks at how you can make sure you invest wisely.

Smart Export Guarantee – Part 1: Not so smart or much of a guarantee!

2019-11-06T16:46:43+00:00October 8th, 2019|Featured, News, Public Sector, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Developers, Sector: Rural|

Our Senior Consultant, Richard Palmer, looks at the new Smart Export Guarantee and explains, how as financial returns are no longer guaranteed, it forces a mindset switch for those looking to invest in renewable energy schemes.

Renewables projects – a series of articles with Ashfords Energy & Waste Team

2019-11-12T17:27:21+00:00July 24th, 2019|News|

A series of articles written by Ashfords Energy & Waste Team and Roadnight Taylor's Richard Palmer assessing the opportunities and challenges for owners of renewable energy assets or for those looking to invest in a scheme.

Improving returns and reducing liabilities of PV arrays

2019-11-06T16:47:32+00:00June 24th, 2019|Featured, News, Published Articles, Service|

Richard Palmer was invited to contribute an article to the Old Mill Rural Insight. He wrote about the issues we are uncovering in our PV Healthchecks and how farms and estates can improve financial and technical performance of solar arrays and mitigate the financial risks being carried by some schemes.

Major steps for battery storage signal time for more industry support for smaller-scale schemes

2019-12-09T14:36:00+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Featured, Public Sector, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Rural|

The recent EDF Energy deal with Anesco and continuing fall in the LCOE for battery storage, are both great news for battery storage. Richard explains what more can be done by the industry to become less reliant on Government support and allow investments in battery storage to flourish, particularly in smaller organisations.

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