The Public Sector

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

2019-11-06T16:46:15+00:00October 8th, 2019|Energy Developers, News, Public Sector|

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!

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.

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.

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.

The return of the large-scale standalone solar market

2019-11-06T16:52:09+00:00September 25th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, News, Public Sector|

As solar technology prices decrease and energy prices increase, we are at a tipping point in the large-scale solar market. With opportunities returning, large-scale solar, located with or without batteries, can offer landowners with the right sites a strong diversification income.

13 Do’s and Don’ts for securing lucrative ground rents from energy schemes

2019-11-06T17:03:46+00:00May 15th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, News, Public Sector|

There are opportunities for landowners to earn diversification incomes from power generation and energy storage schemes. We give some tips to ensure you secure the best ground rents from hosting such schemes.

Battery storage versus gas gensets – a market snapshot

2019-11-06T17:03:54+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Featured, News, Public Sector|

We are currently seeing a stronger market and appetite from developers for gas genset sites compared to battery storage sites. This results from several related market conditions which we explain below.

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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