Farming’s role in the evolving energy market – Farmers Guardian

2020-11-26T14:10:47+00:00November 20th, 2020|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, News|

Hugh spoke to Farmers Guardian about the opportunities for renewable energy schemes available to landowners and how to maximise the chances of achieving viable solar farm, wind farm and battery storage schemes.

Farm diversification income from energy projects – frequently asked questions

2020-11-19T15:33:03+00:00September 30th, 2020|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, News|

As rural landowners look to diversify and tackle the economic challenges post-Brexit, energy schemes can offer those with viable sites a new income solution. We’ve compiled a list of answers to the most common questions we get asked by landowners - including likely incomes.

Webinar: Maximising chances of achieving large-scale energy schemes

2020-10-06T14:09:48+00:00August 25th, 2020|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News|

Hugh was invited to speak on webinar hosted by Lodders. Hugh lit a clear path to maximising your chances of achieving long-term, reliable leases from large-scale energy schemes, while Alastair Frew provided insight on a range of renewable energy legal issues.

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.

Prime opportunity for energy schemes but take care

2020-11-19T15:34:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News|

The average landowner’s chances of getting an energy scheme are greater now than ever. But, there has also never been a more appropriate time to be prudent and not sign up with the first developer that knocks at the door.

The rise of the lean and nimble developer

2020-02-25T17:03:26+00:00May 27th, 2019|Developer Services, Energy Developers, News|

We've been approached by eight energy developers in the last two months seeking expertise that they would have traditionally resourced in house. Hugh explores the factors shaping the energy industry and causing this trend.

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

2020-02-25T17:26:37+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Feasibility Studies, Financial Modelling, News|

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.