Solar Strategy and the Grid: Working with DNOs and ICPs to improve the connection process

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  • Case-studies of what has gone well and not so well during the 2014 rush
  • What has the huge growth in utility scale solar in the last few months taught us about the grid?
  • How can developers plan the connection process better?
  • What do DNOs and ICPs need to know about the solar development process?

 

Jonathan Selwyn is Managing Director of Lark Energy, part of the privately-owned Larkfleet Group, a housing and construction group based in Lincolnshire.

Lark Energy develops, constructs and operates large scale solar farms and commercial roof top projects. Since Jonathan established the company in 2010, it has become one of the UK market leaders. Lark Energy has to date achieved planning consent for 225MWp of solar farm projects. It has constructed and grid connected 141MWp as lead EPC and a further 44MWp as Balance of System (BoS) provider. It has 114MWp under long term O&M contract.

Jonathan was previously Chief Executive of the UK Centre for Economic and Environmental Development.