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  • solar panels

Performance review and recommendations for solar arrays

May 28th, 2019|0 Comments

In our experience, most on-site solar PV schemes are underperforming in one way or another. Schemes can be missing out on revenues and savings, suffering high operating costs, and/or accruing risk of crippling one-off costs. Our PV Healthcheck reviews schemes and makes recommendations to ensure technical and financial performance is maximised.

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

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

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.

  • get on grid or miss out

Get in or miss out, warns Roadnight Taylor

June 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Press release: Landowners who are considering generating or storing energy should act fast before grid capacity runs out. The electrical grid is heavily constrained with some areas having only pockets of capacity remaining. So even where a site has good planning and access attributes, it may not be able to get a grid connection which stops a project in its tracks.

  • Act to avoid grid application fees

Act quickly to avoid grid application fees

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

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.

  • electrical grid application

A sad day caused by grid connection application scandal

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Land and property owners need to be made aware of some of the practices of some 'grid consultants' and land agents during the grid connection application process that could cost them unnecessary time and money and that are putting the Network Operators' system planning teams under considerable pressure.

  • behind the meter pitfalls

Behind-the-meter battery storage: the pitfalls to avoid

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Behind-the-meter battery storage remains an expensive technology, and the risks of investing unwisely are high if you haven’t done your research and correct planning first. Battery storage is not suited to all sites, not all sites will a business case for scheme and the risks of being mis-sold are high.

  • Gas Gensets

What makes a good gas genset site?

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Most of the 'noise' in the energy industry is about the lucrative opportunities from battery storage, and we've written about sites that are suitable for battery storage before. However, batteries are not suitable for all sites or all parts of the electrical grid. A gas genset may be suitable for sites where a battery storage isn't.

  • Grid right consultant

How to choose the right grid consultant

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

With the power generation and energy storage industry awash with developers and consultants, how can landowners looking to invest in energy schemes be confident that they are making the right decision and investing their time and money in the right company or consultant?

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