Get in or miss out, warns Roadnight Taylor

2019-09-26T16:36:31+00:00June 8th, 2018|Farming & Estates, News, Press Release|

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.

Don’t miss National Grid’s deadline

2019-11-06T17:04:06+00:00April 5th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Press Release, Public Sector|

Press release: Time is running out for landowners who want to host a large-scale power generation or battery storage scheme, with a key deadline looming.

Tread carefully with grid advice before paying for an application

2018-02-15T12:03:12+00:00February 15th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, Featured, News, Public Sector|

Many landowners have contacted us recently after they've been approached by firms touting grid advice and persuading landowners to sign up to up-front fees for making a battery storage grid application. Read how you should beware of this approach and find out how we are different.

How much should you pay for grid consultancy?

2018-01-22T16:12:22+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector, Video|

Some advisors are taking money from landowners to make grid applications for battery storage on sites that don’t have a chance of a scheme. See why and find out how we are different.

A sad day caused by grid connection application scandal

2017-12-04T11:04:09+00:00December 4th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector|

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.

Will we see standalone subsidy-free solar in 2018?

2017-11-30T08:01:30+00:00November 30th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector|

2017 saw the first subsidy-free solar farm energise, but the scheme was located with battery storage and had an existing suitable grid connection. The burning question is when could we see a subsidy-free standalone scheme deployed on a new connection?

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

2017-11-24T08:02:05+00:00November 24th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector|

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.

What makes a good gas genset site?

2017-09-29T16:20:39+00:00September 29th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farming & Estates, News, Public Sector|

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.

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