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

2020-01-20T13:34:15+00:00October 8th, 2019|Energy Developers, Featured, News, Public Sector|

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.

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|

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.

Improving returns and reducing liabilities of PV arrays

2020-01-24T16:24:24+00:00June 24th, 2019|Featured, News, Published Articles|

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.

Interested in energy schemes? Check grid capacity regularly

2019-11-06T17:01:34+00:00June 5th, 2019|Featured, News, Service|

Press release: Landowners interested in securing income from energy schemes should not be put off by an apparent lack of grid capacity.  Grid availability is changing all the time, with success often depending on timing.

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|

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.

Large-scale solar back on track for rural estates

2019-11-06T17:02:03+00:00April 5th, 2019|Featured, News|

Press release: Developing large-scale solar parks is becoming viable again, particularly for rural estates looking to invest. Our CEO gives his views, along with the lending perspective from the head of landed-estates at Barclays, and the tax benefits from Old Mill Accountants.

Caution over mis-selling as Feed-In Tariff deadline looms

2019-11-06T16:51:20+00:00January 28th, 2019|Featured, News, Public Sector|

Press release: Government plans to end the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) for new solar schemes from 31 March 2019 are triggering a spate of mis-selling in the renewables market. We urge caution and offer an investment appraisal service to establish if you are investing wisely.

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