Service: Developer Services

How to boost the chances of delivering a project on time and on budget

2021-07-07T10:47:47+00:00July 5th, 2021|Developer Services, Energy Developers, News|

From start to finish, any connections project to higher voltage networks involves a complex set of actions and elements. Getting anything wrong could bring quality, cost and timing issues – or worse, halt the project in its tracks. David Burbidge explains why getting it wrong can be costly, and introduces a series of articles that will cover in more detail the actions and elements to get right.

Pete Aston joins the Roadnight Taylor team

2021-07-06T12:51:55+00:00June 28th, 2021|Developer Services, Feasibility Studies, Featured, Grid Consultancy, Services|

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Pete Aston as Network Engineer. He joins from Western Power Distribution (WPD), where he was Primary System Design Manager responsible for all grid connections to the high and extra-high voltage networks across all WPD's licence areas.

Green Recovery Scheme call for evidence – take a considered approach

2021-02-23T08:50:46+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Wayleaves & Easements|

Hugh Taylor warns submissions for the Energy Networks Association Call for Evidence for the Green Recovery Scheme must be carefully considered and clearly demonstrate how a scheme will deliver against Ofgem & DNO objectives.

The fundamental elements of clean energy scheme leases

2021-06-17T09:19:53+00:00February 9th, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Grid Consultancy, Guest Blog, News, Wayleaves & Easements|

TLT’s Maria Connolly, who’s team has provided legal advice to a number of Roadnight Taylor’s clients, spoke to Hugh Taylor on what both landowners and developers should be looking for in clean energy scheme leases.

Our 2020 results

2021-06-17T09:19:59+00:00January 18th, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Public Sector, Strategic Energy Review|

We thought our achievements in 2019 were phenomenal, but 2020 was our true breakthrough year.  We secured over two gigawatts-worth of capacity for solar for clients, saved our developer clients many £millions in connection offer non-contestable costs and more...

Overcoming grid capacity issues – Solar and Storage Live 2020

2021-06-17T09:24:54+00:00January 10th, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Featured, Grid Consultancy, News, Public Sector|

Hugh was invited to take part in a panel discussion at the virtual Solar and Storage Live event in December 2020. You can watch the recording here. The panel discussed the barriers and opportunities for addressing grid capacity, and how we can get the most from existing grid infrastructure to deliver Net Zero efficiently.

Contracts for Difference Scheme: the impact on the solar site acquisition market

2020-11-05T15:06:21+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, Guest Blog|

Hugh Taylor spoke to Michael Beale, Director of Business Development UK at Lightsource BP to ask him what impact this CfD announcement would have on the solar farm site acquisition market.

Energy Opportunity – RICS Land Journal

2020-10-06T12:14:25+00:00April 29th, 2020|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Public Sector, Published Articles|

Hugh was invited to write for the RICS Land Journal. He covers the energy scheme opportunities for landowners, the different approaches, the current issues and technology options, and how to maximise chances of success.

G99 applications and compliance – the what, the why and the how

2020-04-29T14:27:43+00:00March 20th, 2020|Developer Services, Energy Developers, Grid Consultancy, News|

We look at why the new Engineering Recommendation G99 was needed and what these more complex requirements now mean for power generation or storage plant being connected to the UK electricity network.

Farm diversification into energy: the options and returns

2020-11-19T15:33:23+00:00February 24th, 2020|Developer Services, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, News|

There's never been a better time for landowners to seek diversification income from leasing land to energy schemes, or becoming self-developers or owner-operators. But we urge them to take appropriate and independent advice.

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