Grid Connections Tailored Training

Empower your team with tailored grid connection expertise
Grid Connection

Unlock your team’s full potential in grid connections with our bespoke training services. At Roadnight Taylor, we don’t just offer training; we offer a transformation in knowledge, skills, and effectiveness. Our approach is meticulously tailored to meet the unique demands of your own projects, ensuring your team is fully equipped to handle the complexities of grid connections with confidence.

Unlock your team’s full potential in grid connections with our bespoke training services. At Roadnight Taylor, we don’t just offer training; we offer a transformation in knowledge, skills, and effectiveness. Our approach is meticulously tailored to meet the unique demands of your own projects, ensuring your team is fully equipped to handle the complexities of grid connections with confidence.

Grid Connection

What we offer

  • Customised learning experiences
    Our training sessions, delivered via Teams or Zoom, are not one-size-fits-all. They’re crafted to address the specific needs of your team, enhancing their skills in the areas that matter most to your portfolio

  • Expert insights from industry leaders:
    Our Connectologists® are not just trainers—they are seasoned Connections Engineers and Managers. They bring a wealth of real-world experience, enriching the training with relevant case studies and practical insights

  • Direct impact on your projects:
    By strengthening your in-house grid resources, we enable you to bridge the critical gap between in-house capabilities and the expertise offered by utilities consultancies, ICPs, and IDNOs. This empowers you to make informed decisions about internal resource development and external recruitment

  • Risk management and third-party coordination:
    Our training goes beyond technical knowledge. We prepare your team to effectively manage risks and navigate the complexities of working with various third parties involved in large-scale connections

  • Engaging and professional delivery:
    Our friendly and professional approach ensures an engaging learning experience, fostering a positive and productive training environment

Each course is tailored to your requirements

Whether upskilling your team or introducing new team members to the complex topics of energy and grid connections, we can deliver training to improve the output from your valued staff resources. 

Example topics we can cover

Introduction to electrical networks

An overview of network infrastructure and components, and basic electrical terminology​

Transmission Connections

The transmission works assessment process 

An overview of the transmission works assessment process, timescales and nuances

Getting through detailed design​

Getting your project connection ready and working through the caveats and risks hidden in grid offers

Post energisation

The management and engagement with the DNO required post energisation

Connections Management

ICP tendering and works

Selecting the right ICP and understanding the processes and interactions with stakeholders.

Finance, including securities and liabilities

Understand the financial aspects of a project, from the risks around connection costs to the liabilities that may be applicable

Construction and commissioning

Understanding your grid process and the complex interactions between all your stakeholders

Energy markets

An overview of the UK’s current energy policies and any upcoming changes

Each course is tailored to your requirements

Whether upskilling your team or introducing new team members to the complex topics of energy and grid connections, we can deliver training to improve the output from your valued staff resources. 

Example topics we can cover

Introduction to electrical networks

An overview of network infrastructure and components, and basic electrical terminology​

Transmission Connections

The transmission works assessment process 

An overview of the transmission works assessment process, timescales and nuances

Getting through detailed design​

Getting your project connection ready and working through the caveats and risks hidden in grid offers

Post energisation

The management and engagement with the DNO required post energisation

Connections Management

ICP tendering and works

Selecting the right ICP and understanding the processes and interactions with stakeholders.

Finance, including securities and liabilities

Understand the financial aspects of a project, from the risks around connection costs to the liabilities that may be applicable

Construction and commissioning

Understanding your grid process and the complex interactions between all your stakeholders

Energy markets

An overview of the UK’s current energy policies and any upcoming changes

Your trainer – Nikki Pillinger

Our connections specialists are amongst the brightest engineering minds in the UK, and are leaders in their field.

  • MSc in Energy Policy from the University of Exeter
  • Headed up the grid connections function at GRIDSERVE
  • Headed up the grid connections team for British Solar Renewables solar and storage projects
  • Sits on some DNO connections steering groups
  • Sits on two Regen working groups (their Grid Connections Working Group, and their Review of Electricity Market Arrangements Working Group) 
  • Sits on the Solar Energy UK Grid Steering Group
  • Guest lecturer at the Centre for Alternative Technology.
  • A Mentor for the social enterprise Catalyse Change CIC and Regen’s eWire Network

Contact us

For more information on our courses and pricing, please use the contact form.