Beware developers off-loading grid connection rights, warns Roadnight Taylor

2020-02-25T18:01:58+00:00July 30th, 2018|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Connection Services, News|

Press release: Landowners should be cautious of offers to buy grid connection rights for battery storage schemes. No matter what the situation or the fee, there can be substantial financial obligations within accepted grid offers - and the site may not even be viable.

Farm diversification income from energy projects – frequently asked questions

2020-02-25T18:04:32+00:00June 25th, 2018|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies|

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.

Get in or miss out, warns Roadnight Taylor

2020-02-25T18:07:52+00:00June 8th, 2018|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News|

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.

13 Do’s and Don’ts for securing lucrative ground rents from energy schemes

2020-02-25T18:11:54+00:00May 15th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News, Public Sector|

There are opportunities for landowners to earn diversification incomes from power generation and energy storage schemes. We give some tips to ensure you secure the best ground rents from hosting such schemes.

Tread carefully with grid advice before paying for an application

2020-02-26T16:46:29+00:00February 15th, 2018|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Grid Connection Services, 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.

20MW battery storage scheme in Greater Manchester

2020-02-26T16:50:36+00:00February 12th, 2018|Case Study, Commercial & Industrial, Feasibility Studies, Grid Connection Services|

We secured 20MW of battery storage capacity on our client's redundant urban site and also secured the highest ground rent from a developer we have seen to date.

A sad day caused by grid connection application scandal

2020-02-26T17:02:55+00:00December 4th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Grid Connection Services, News, Public Sector, Published Articles|

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.