Power Overview

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 including;

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

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:

  • Hydro Tasmania
  • Mitie Group
  • Nova Scotia Department of Energy
  • RWE Innogy UK Limited
  • Solar Reserve
  • Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland


SLR Principal Ecologist delivers wind farm ornithology training to Scottish Natural Heritage.

December 19, 2013

Leading environmental firm SLR Consulting has provided specialist training to Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) staff to increase their awareness of wind farm related ornithology. As a statutory consultee, SNH advice is regularly sought on planning applications by wind farm developers and their consultants, Local Planning Authorities and the Scottish Government. The training was designed to...

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SLR Consulting provides specialist planning and environmental input to community wind energy project

November 04, 2013

Leading environmental firm SLR Consulting has been working with Valley Wind Co-operative Ltd to develop a community based wind energy scheme, near Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire. The project will generate around 18 million Kwh of renewable electricity a year, the same amount of energy used by the local community. The low-carbon scheme will also save over 10,000 tones of carbo...

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SLR provides rapid planning success for Milton Keynes waste recovery park

July 22, 2013

Environmental and planning support from SLR has helped AmeyCespa secure a green-light for its Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park (MKWRP) project, just 11 weeks after submission of the planning application. MKWRP will have the capacity to process up to 140,000tpa of municipal, industrial and commercial residual waste and will generate approximately 7MW of renewable energy, 5.8MW of whi...

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SLR research drives scottish natural heritage's report for onshore wind farm restoration and decomissioning

July 08, 2013

Research carried out by SLR Consulting, coupled with their extensive renewables expertise, has helped shape a potentially far-reaching report on the options and methods available for the restoration and decommissioning of onshore wind farms. The Scottish Natural Heritage's (SNH) report Research and guidance on restoration and decommissioning of onshore wind farms published this week, contains guidance o...

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Peter Georgiou

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Peter’s experience spans a broad range of environmental (acoustics, air quality, ESD and energy efficiency, planning) and engineering (civil and structural) fields as well as climate and insurance risk assessments. Peter has worked on relevant sector projects in North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Craig Johnston

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Craig is the Chief Operating Officer of SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd. where he has specific responsibility for operations management and growth of the business in Canada.

Over his career, Craig has worked for a wide variety of clients, including mining, petrochemical, manufacturing, transportation, resource based industries, and various municipal and federal government agencies. His efforts in the mining sector have been focused on developing technical teams and guiding clients on strategic approaches to address environmental approval and permitting challenges associated with mining projects, from initial project development through to closure and post closure.

Mark Brown (EUR)


Mark has 20 years’ experience within environmental consultancy and regulatory agencies.  His focus is on the co-ordination, delivery and project direction of major infrastructure consenting projects including NSIPs, with a principal focus on the power industry. Mark has led and directed numerous power development consenting and due diligence projects for wind farms, CCGT and biomass power stations, and electricity transmission.

Tim Quarles

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Tim Quarles is Technical Director in charge of the Oil and Gas Sector for SLR’s US operations. Tim has over 30 years of experience with air quality consulting, multimedia permitting and environmental compliance. His experience encompasses all aspects of air permitting and compliance management in many industrial sectors including upstream, midstream, and downstream Oil and Gas, and Coal and Gas-Fired Power Projects.

Stuart Heather-Clark


Stuart Heather-Clark has over 24 years of environmental and social consulting experience in Africa. He has developed a deep appreciation of key sustainability challenges facing development on the continent.

Additionally, having worked on over 100 development projects in Africa, his key strength is identifying and managing ESG risks in alignment with the Equator Principles, IFC Performance Standards and the expectations of international financial institution in general.

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