Following a lengthy determination process the Planning Inspectorate has allowed the appeal for a single wind turbine at Greenhills Farm near Lingdale in Redcar and Cleveland. Site appraisal, planning and environmental support throughout the development, submission and appeal process was provided by TNEI’s Newcastle based Planning and Environmental team.
Anna Ferguson, Principal Power Systems Consultant, has been accepted onto the Scottish Renewables Grid Workgroup. The workgroup’s objectives include investment in grid infrastructure, ensuring an optimal regulatory framework for the development of the renewable industry and ensuring renewables play their part in operating a safe and efficient electricity system. The Grid Group will provide expert advice to Scottish Renewables on key issues facing the industry relating to electricity network and investment.
TNEI’s Glasgow office has now been open for just over a year and in this time has become an established part of the energy, planning and environmental consultancy market north of the border, supporting existing and new clients on projects across Scotland. This has included the following highlights:
Broxtowe District Council granted consent for a single 132m to tip wind turbine on land within the greenbelt at Newthorpe Sewage Treatment Works.
TNEI were commissioned by Regeneco Ltd, on behalf of Severn Trent Water, to provide full planning and environmental consultancy services on the Severn Trent Water wind project. TNEI initially undertook an extensive GIS sieving and feasibility assessment of the STW portfolio. One of the sites identified as potentially being suitable for a wind turbine development was Newthorpe Sewage Treatment Works.