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 includes

  • Tim Quarles Power Sector Leader - US
    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.

  • Paul Wilkinson Power & Energy Sector Leader - Europe
    Paul Wilkinson

    Paul has over 20 years’ consulting experience in leading and delivering large and complex programs within the power & renewables, resources, ports, industrial, utilities, government, and finance sectors, and has consulted across UK/Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North American markets. Paul holds a dual role within SLR, as Power & Energy Sector Lead and Head of Emerging Business for Europe, with a focus on low carbon energy transition, climate risk & resilience, natural capital, and circular economy solutions. Paul also leads SLR’s global Climate Hub, providing an integrated delivery capability covering climate modelling & data analytics, climate risk advisory solutions, climate resilient infrastructure solutions, and financial impact assessment.

  • Ashley Gibson Power & Renewables Sector Leader – Asia Pacific
    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.

  • 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.