The planning consent process for low carbon and flexible energy technologies can be arduous, daunting and risky for many developers or for smaller schemes. To do it effectively requires niche expertise – which may not be present in the in-house teams of developers.
Our qualified, experienced and well-managed experts work cohesively to provide bespoke planning services from start to finish for power generation, heat and energy storage technologies from small schemes up to utility-scale projects of national significance.
Lucy Taylor MRICS, Operations Director
What we do
Initial desktop feasibility appraisal and advice on where the scheme should be sited to achieve the best outcome in terms of landscape and visual impacts.
Project manage the procurement of any specialist reports and studies required, including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening requests.
Pre-application planning enquiries and submissions.
Prepare planning statements and design drawings, and submit formal planning applications, amendments and revisions.
Project manage planning submissions through to determination.
Management of all consultants connected with the planning application.
Liaising with parish and ward members, the local community and planning officers.
Post-planning consent alterations, amendments and revisions, including discharge of conditions.
The team has over 100 years of energy development expertise in design, planning, grid, consents, connections and project management. Our broad range of skills mean we can readily adapt and respond to site-specific conditions.