SLR is at the forefront of providing technical and professional services to the Power sector around the world. We support regulators, producers, generators and users.

SLR has a reputation for delivering expert knowledge and support across an extensive range of power technologies and infrastructure, particularly Renewables, including;

  • Biomass
  • Carbon capture, transport & storage
  • Cogeneration & trigeneration
  • Geothermal & ground energy systems
  • Grid connection and infrastructure
  • Hydro, Solar, Tidal, Wave and Wind power

Our dedicated power team has a real commitment to delivering the best level of advice and expertise, encompassing the complete power project lifecycle and low carbon energy spectrum, specialising in the following;

  • Renewable energy capacity studies
  • Site identification and project feasibility
  • Meteorological data analysis and climate modelling
  • Due diligence and economic appraisal; identifying and gaining energy grants
  • Concept and detailed engineering design studies, plant sizing, specifications
  • Project development including planning, permitting and compliance support

A selection of clients across SLR’s global Power sector includes:

  • Scottish Power Renewables
  • Scottish & Southern Energy
  • EDF
  • Innogy
  • Hydro Tasmania
  • BC Hydro
  • FortisBC
  • Nova Scotia Department of Energy
  • AltaLink
  • Solar Reserve
  • Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland
  • Capital Power
  • TC Energy
  • Kiewit & Panasonic Eco Solutions
  • Maxim Power

Our team

  • Lauren Wheatley Power Sector Leader - Europe
    Lauren Wheatley

    Lauren is responsible for strategic growth of our environmental and advisory services for our European region. She has over 18 years of international energy industry experience, with extensive expertise in analysis services for renewable projects. She has led and directed numerous projects delivering high-quality results and analysis. She served as an Executive Board Member for a JV between Natural Power and OREC (Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult) from 2017-2019 and was named in A Word About Wind’s 2017 Women’s Power List.

  • Peter Georgiou Power Sector Leader - Asia-Pacific
    Peter Georgiou

    Peter has appeared as an expert witness in several high-profile development sector and infrastructure matters, and continues his interest in extreme weather events (including the impact of climate change on extreme weather event frequency and intensity).

  • Ashley Gibson Power Sector Leader - Canada
    Ashley Gibson

    Ashley has 25 years of project experience encompassing product design, engineering management, technical consulting and collaborative research within industry. His mechanical engineering background led to him to specialise in the measurement, modelling, assessment and control of noise, vibration and air emissions. His experience includes environmental assessment and engineering design of electricity generation and transmission infrastructure, including the management of research and development activities with power sector application. He was awarded his MBA in 2018.

  • Tim Quarles US Air Program Manager
    Tim Quarles

    Tim has over 30 years of experience in air quality consulting, multimedia permitting and environmental compliance. His experience encompasses all aspects of air permitting and compliance management in many industrial sectors including Renewable and traditional Power Generation, Portland Cement, Lime Manufacturing and Other Industrial Minerals, Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream Oil and Gas, Malt Brewing, Grain and Animal Feed, Malt Plants, Metal and Glass Container manufacturing, and Pesticide and Herbicide formulation.

  • Stuart Heather-Clark Power Sector Leader - Africa
    Stuart Heather-Clark

    Stuart has over 23 years of environmental and social consulting experience in Africa. His key strength is identifying and managing ESG risks for major capital projects from the concept phase through to the pre-feasibility, feasibility and implementation phases. Through leading Environmental & Social Screening Studies, Environmental & Social Impact Assessments and Environmental & Social Due Diligences for major capital project in over 13 African countries. Stuart has worked for and with a variety of firms to identify and manage ESG risks of their investments in Africa. He has an integral knowledge of the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards and understands the expectations of lenders and financial institutions when it comes to managing ESG risks.