Penny wise, millions foolish – a lesson in the cost of not using expert advisors in energy scheme developments

2020-04-30T13:28:42+00:00February 6th, 2020|Developer Services, Energy Developers, Grid Connection Services, News|

A solar developer achieved a grid connection offer for a solar farm site but missed a crucial stage in the process and so failed to secure and safeguard the grid rights - thus losing out on any opportunity. What should they have done?

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.

How to choose the right grid consultant

2020-02-19T16:13:13+00:00August 1st, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Developer Services, Farms & Estates, Grid Connection Services, News, Public Sector|

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?

Be proactive. Don’t wait for a developer to come to you.

2020-02-19T16:00:05+00:00June 29th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Connection Services, News|

To get the best out of any scheme we encourage landowners to be proactive and investigate their energy opportunities. If appropriate, seek permission to connect to the electrical grid before a developer approaches them. Maintaining control throughout the process is key to success.

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Why shouldn’t a landowner authorise a developer to apply for a grid connection?

2020-02-19T15:52:18+00:00May 19th, 2017|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Grid Connection Services, News, Public Sector|

Don’t sign a letter authorising a renewables or storage developer to apply for a grid connection on your land. Find out the reasons why and what you should do instead.