Papers and Publications

Though most of our work is for private industry, we have worked with government, trade bodies and professional associates.Power Giants.

A selection of our public work is given below.

Report (written contribution as technical advisor) “The Role of Tidal Lagoons”, The Hendry Review,  December 2016.

Presentation “Microgrids – Definition, issues and context”, All Energy 2016, Glasgow, May 2016.

Presentation “Energy Storage – Regulatory barriers”, All Energy 2016, Glasgow, May 2016.

Presentation “Faster and more efficient grid connections”, All Energy 2016, Glasgow, May 2016.

Report “Microgrids – A Guide to their Issues and Value”, Highlands and Island Enterprise in partnership with Scottish Government”, March 2016.

Presentation “Understanding grid”, Scottish Renewables ‘Getting connected’ seminar, Glasgow, September 2015.

Presentation “Grid Connection Design for Gargano Sud Offshore Wind Power Plant”, 13th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems, Berlin, November 2014.

Report (written contribution on behalf of the Technical Review Committee) “National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study Final Report”, U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Award No. EE-0005365, 30 July 2014.

Report “Scottish Islands Renewable Project Grid Access Study”, Scottish Government and the Department of Energy and Climate Change, April 2014.

Presentation “Integration of Offshore Wind Power to the U.S. Grid”, 12th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems, London, 22-24 October 2013.

Report “A Guide to Transmission and Distribution in Scotland”, The Scottish Government & Highlands and Islands Enterprise, May 2010.

Report “Consumer access to benefits of microgeneration”, Consumer Focus Scotland, June 2010.

Report “Pentland Firth Tidal Energy Project Grid Options Study”, Highlands and Island Enterprise, January 2009.

Report “Fuel Poverty in Great Britain, Germany, Denmark and Spain – relation to grid charging and renewable energy”, Highlands and Island Enterprise, February 2008.

Report “Grid Connection of the Scottish Islands – A Strategic Viewpoint”, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Orkney Islands Council, Shetland Islands Council, Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, June 2007.

Report “European practices with grid connection, reinforcement, constraint and charging of renewable energy projects”, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, August 2007.

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