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      Grid and infrastructure planning

      We’ll help you navigate the complex world of power grid planning, minimising your risk and managing the consultation process from start to finish.

      Our understanding of the power distribution network helps us communicate with stakeholders during the planning application and consenting process and oversee the consultants you’ll need to secure permission.

      We work closely with the distribution network operator for the South Eastern regions - UK Power Networks - helping them develop schemes to connect future development to the electrical grid, this work means we understand the activities of statutory undertakers in depth.

      By maintaining dialogue and communication between UK Power Networks and the customer we make sure the delivery team is meeting expectations and hitting the milestones set by both parties. 

      In fact, we often act as a one stop shop for UK Power Networks. Taking on all activities associated with achieving planning consent for power infrastructure of varying scales. This includes managing stakeholders, technical consultants and the Local Planning Authority.  

      We can act as the bridge between technical experts and those new to the market. Painstakingly working through the planning process, making sure everyone understands the risks and doing everything in our power to minimize them.

      SERVICE OPTIONS

      Onshore Wind Farms

      The demand for wind power has never been higher. To deliver clean energy across the nation by 2035 we need to almost double our onshore wind capacity. 

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      Biomass

      From waste planning, minerals planning, renewables and even enforcements cases – we have the operational insight to translate terms and provide you with clear advice throughout the planning process.

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      Solar Energy

      Seeking professional advice early will ensure that you maximise your potential return from solar energy, generating steady income for many years from your existing land assets.

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      Battery Energy Storage Systems

      Seeking professional advice early will ensure that you maximise the potential returns from battery storage projects on your land, securing steady income for years to come.

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      Green Hydrogen

      Decarbonising our economy with green hydrogen for a land or business owner can be a minefield – our experts will navigate you through the complexities, potentially delivering secure income for decades to come.

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      Hydropower

      We’ve been harnessing water power since Roman times, yet while today’s hydro schemes look a little different the principle of harnessing our natural resources hasn’t changed.

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      Anaerobic Digestion & Gasification

      There is an ongoing systemic shift towards low-carbon and renewable energy for homes and businesses across the UK - we are the one stop shop you need to see you though the planning process from start to finish.

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      Grid and Infrastructure Planning

      We’ll help you navigate the complex world of power grid planning, minimising your risk and managing the consultation process from start to finish.   

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      Offshore grid connections

      The government is planning to quadruple renewable energy through offshore wind by 2030. This means wind farms will need to generate 50GWh that will all need to be connected to the grid via coastal land across the country.

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      Related projects

      A new 80MVA substation for Biggleswade
      UKPN- Biggleswade Substation

      A new 80MVA substation for Biggleswade

      A new 80MVA substation for Biggleswade
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