Hugh Taylor – News, Views and Projects

Articles, videos, webinars and podcasts written by or involving Hugh Taylor.

Grid Connections Manager – Position Filled

2022-02-23T12:59:27+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Commercial & Industrial, Energy Developers, Grid Consultancy, News|

We have a vacancy for a Grid Connections Manager to have complete oversight of specific clients’ grid connections operations – becoming each client’s own Virtual In-house Network Specialist.

Headline sponsor of Regen’s Green Energy Awards

2021-11-25T12:18:09+00:00November 25th, 2021|Featured, News|

We’re proud to be headline sponsor of the Regen Green Energy Awards 2022 - a leading national celebration of innovative technologies, pioneering companies, and inspiring individuals shaking up the energy system and driving the UK towards a zero-carbon future.

Partnering with NFU Energy to deliver their Renewable Energy Solutions Service

2021-11-22T13:41:49+00:00October 5th, 2021|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News|

We are delighted to partner with NFU Energy to deliver their new Renewable Energy Solutions – a service to help farmers and landowners assess and develop renewable energy schemes on their land.

Landowners need not carry professional costs for aborted energy schemes

2021-11-22T13:43:06+00:00July 7th, 2021|Farms & Estates, News|

Landowners who are entering into agreements with energy developers should make sure that the agreement includes an undertaking for their professional fees to be covered by the developer. Otherwise, if the scheme does not go ahead the landowner could end up paying high professional costs.

How to boost the chances of delivering a project on time and on budget

2022-05-10T15:40:52+00:00July 5th, 2021|Energy Developers, News|

From start to finish, any connections project to higher voltage networks involves a complex set of actions and elements. Getting anything wrong could bring quality, cost and timing issues – or worse, halt the project in its tracks. David Burbidge explains why getting it wrong can be costly, and introduces a series of articles that will cover in more detail the actions and elements to get right.

Don’t take a risk with energy agreements

2021-11-22T13:44:11+00:00April 15th, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Public Sector|

Landowners must think twice before signing renewable energy agreements as they could end up tied into astronomical bills and unsuccessful projects, or be unable to successfully negotiate rents and lease terms.

Green Recovery Scheme call for evidence – take a considered approach

2022-03-16T12:17:50+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News|

Hugh Taylor warns submissions for the Energy Networks Association Call for Evidence for the Green Recovery Scheme must be carefully considered and clearly demonstrate how a scheme will deliver against Ofgem & DNO objectives.

Our 2020 results

2022-03-16T12:18:04+00:00January 18th, 2021|Commercial & Industrial, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News, Public Sector|

We thought our achievements in 2019 were phenomenal, but 2020 was our true breakthrough year.  We secured over two gigawatts-worth of capacity for solar for clients, saved our developer clients many £millions in connection offer non-contestable costs and more...

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

2021-11-22T13:48:21+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.

Save £1,000s with National Grid grant

2022-03-10T17:52:43+00:00November 18th, 2020|Farms & Estates, Featured, News|

Recent regulatory changes require technical modifications to renewable energy schemes’ grid protection arrangements. Thousands of rural businesses could face massive remedial costs on renewable energy systems unless they apply for a National Grid grant by 9 February 2021.

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