Xero Energy Limited

Xero Energy Limited: Grid specialists for renewable and low carbon projects

Xero Energy Limited is a leading engineering consultancy based in Glasgow, with expertise covering technical, commercial and regulatory issues for renewable and low carbon electricity generation. Our services range from electrical design and grid connection of projects through to guidance and advice on regulatory affairs, charging and revenues and commercial strategy. We have expertise in all scales of project from a few kilowatts to hundreds of megawatts. While we are based in the UK, we have project experience from all over the world including continental Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and Asia.

Xero Energy Limited’s Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2015 certified by SGS.

Certificate number GB14/90890

About Xero

Our Services

Xero Energy combines engineering expertise with an understanding of commercial and regulatory knowledge of electricity systems.


The range of services provided is diverse.

Engineering covers a wide range of services to take a project from the development stage through to construction and operation.

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Case Studies

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Renewable Energy

Xero Energy has worked on a wide range of renewable energy projects worldwide. This covers wind, solar, wave  tidal, and hydro; from small-scale community projects to multi-gigawatt offshore wind.

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Energy Storage Systems

Energy storage is being promoted in markets to provide supply for peak demand supply and ancillary grid services. Xero Energy has been heavily involved with storage developers and suppliers from the early days.

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Private Wire, Microgrids & Smart Grids

Private Wire systems, Microgrids and Smart Grid technologies are useful for increasing security of supply and to fully utilise local generation. Xero Energy’s experience with such systems is unparalleled.

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Twentyshilling Wind Farm

Xero Energy was commissioned to perform a constraint analysis for the Twentyshilling Wind Farm project. This constraint analysis was a quantification of the expected lost generation due to…

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Latest from the Blog

8th February 2018
Energy Storage and Connected Systems Conference, 6-7 Feb 2018, London

Marc Smeed was presenting at this year’s Energy Storage and Connected Systems conference, London – sharing his insights on the future for storage and flexibility. Thanks again to…

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7th February 2018
Nigel Scott on network access and constraints

It is becoming increasingly common for wind farms and other renewable generators to connect to the grid with export constraints.  There are various ways this can happen and…

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17th November 2017
Generation TNUoS – another twist in the road

Marc Smeed considers the implications of a fresh Ofgem decision on generation TNUoS tariffs. Ofgem yesterday made a decision on the CUSC mod CMP261, you can see it…

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