Peel Energy announces plans to install district energy at Liverpool Waters

Peel Energy, the low carbon energy arm of Peel Land and Property, has announced plans to develop a district heat network at its ambitious Liverpool Waters development, under the name of Mersey Heat.  The first phase of the network is centred on existing buildings around Princes Dock along with planned new developments along the waterfront. The heat network will deliver low carbon hot water for the use of space heating and hot water provision within the buildings.  Peel Energy will operate the network through an energy services company called Mersey Heat, which will be responsible for system design, construction of the generation plant and operation of the network, providing low cost, low carbon reliable heat to the building owners and occupiers.  Development at Liverpool Waters will enjoy the benefits of a low cost, reliable heating and hot water solution for the buildings by connecting to the network, which will also have long term cost benefits for occupiers.  Muir Miller, Managing Director of Peel Energy, which also developed the wind turbines at Port of Liverpool said; “Our colleagues and their development partners are producing a first-rate product at Liverpool Waters and it deserves a 21st century heating system to match.  We believe that Mersey Heat can make a significant positive impact on the low carbon credentials of the project and provide cost benefits to developers and occupiers as well.  We are very excited at the prospect of deploying the first phase of the network and seeing how far it can grow.”   Peel’s Development Director for Liverpool Waters, Darran Lawless said: “Liverpool Waters includes the regeneration of 60 hectares of former dockland to create a high quality, mixed use waterfront development which will bring huge commercial and retail opportunity as well as over 9,000 new homes. The fact we can offer low cost, low carbon heat to a development on this scale is a fantastic step forward in us delivering a sustainable community where people can live, work and play.”    This will be Peel’s second district heat project after the successful installation at MediaCityUK in Salford which has been in operation since 2009 supplying such blue-chip customers as the BBC and University of Salford as part of the world’s first BREEAM approved sustainable community.    

Peel Energy, the low carbon energy arm of Peel Land and Property, has announced plans to develop a district heat network at its ambitious Liverpool Waters development, under the name of Mersey Heat.

The first phase of the network is centred on existing buildings around Princes Dock along with planned new developments along the waterfront. The heat network will deliver low carbon hot water for the use of space heating and hot water provision within the buildings.

Peel Energy will operate the network through an energy services company called Mersey Heat, which will be responsible for system design, construction of the generation plant and operation of the network, providing low cost, low carbon reliable heat to the building owners and occupiers.

Development at Liverpool Waters will enjoy the benefits of a low cost, reliable heating and hot water solution for the buildings by connecting to the network, which will also have long term cost benefits for occupiers.

Muir Miller, Managing Director of Peel Energy, which also developed the wind turbines at Port of Liverpool said; “Our colleagues and their development partners are producing a first-rate product at Liverpool Waters and it deserves a 21st century heating system to match.  We believe that Mersey Heat can make a significant positive impact on the low carbon credentials of the project and provide cost benefits to developers and occupiers as well.  We are very excited at the prospect of deploying the first phase of the network and seeing how far it can grow.”

Peel’s Development Director for Liverpool Waters, Darran Lawless said: “Liverpool Waters includes the regeneration of 60 hectares of former dockland to create a high quality, mixed use waterfront development which will bring huge commercial and retail opportunity as well as over 9,000 new homes. The fact we can offer low cost, low carbon heat to a development on this scale is a fantastic step forward in us delivering a sustainable community where people can live, work and play.”

This will be Peel’s second district heat project after the successful installation at MediaCityUK in Salford which has been in operation since 2009 supplying such blue-chip customers as the BBC and University of Salford as part of the world’s first BREEAM approved sustainable community.

 

Peel Energy Complete the ‘Urban Challenge’

Peel Energy Complete the ‘Urban Challenge’

The team crossing the finish line.

The team crossing the finish line.

Last Friday a group from Peel Energy joined over 500 people in taking part in MediaCityUK’s Urban Challenge. The challenge was set around a 6km assault course in Salford Quays and included a fair amount of grueling obstacles. The team managed to navigate through a sprint carrying sandbags, wooden hurdles, plastic pipes, monkey bars and a giant inflatable slide into the docks followed by a 100m meter swim. 

James and Fred on the monkey bars.

James and Fred on the monkey bars.

 

 

The course finished with a 15ft wall climb, which was not for the faint of heart.

A day that started in the rain, finished in the sun with the whole team making it across the line together and in one piece....just. It is safe to say that some of us are now proudly supporting some substantial bumps and bruises!

Congratulations to the members of the team that took part and completed the course, and thank you to MediaCityUK and JLL for making the event happen.

Can’t wait for next year…

HELSBY HIGH NETBALL & TENNIS COURT MAKEOVER- £35,000 CBF.

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As most people know already, as a company Frodsham Wind Farm is committed to providing an annual community benefit fund of £120,000 which is to be used towards communal projects to benefit the local communities.

In the month of May Helsby High School was successful in its application and £35,000 is going towards resurfacing the netball and tennis courts. This is a great on-going project as the courts are available to not only the students of the school but open to people of the community to go and enjoy a game with friends and family. This is terrific project that the fund is helping towards and we are looking forward to seeing the finished courts.

Applications are now being applied for Round 4 with £60,000 available, the deadline to get application forms in is the 31st August 2018.

 

Mossy Hill wind farm application submitted

After more than four year's research, survey, consultation and design we submitted our planning application for the ‘Mossy Hill’ wind farm on 27 June 2018 to the Shetland Islands Council. Situated on Mainland Shetland, the application seeks permission for a wind farm of up to 12 turbines, each up to 145m high to blade tip with a maximum total installed capacity of 50MW.     Development Director Jon England said “This application is another vote of confidence in Shetland’s future as a sustainable energy hub. This application, combined with our consented ‘Beaw Field’ scheme, shows our commitment to Shetland. We are looking forward to exploring how this scheme can help Shetland deliver real and tangible benefits to its communities.”    The application has been given reference number  2018/186/PPF  by Shetland Islands Council and the full suite of application documents will shortly be available for inspection on the Council’s website as well as Peel’s.

After more than four year's research, survey, consultation and design we submitted our planning application for the ‘Mossy Hill’ wind farm on 27 June 2018 to the Shetland Islands Council. Situated on Mainland Shetland, the application seeks permission for a wind farm of up to 12 turbines, each up to 145m high to blade tip with a maximum total installed capacity of 50MW.

Development Director Jon England said “This application is another vote of confidence in Shetland’s future as a sustainable energy hub. This application, combined with our consented ‘Beaw Field’ scheme, shows our commitment to Shetland. We are looking forward to exploring how this scheme can help Shetland deliver real and tangible benefits to its communities.”

The application has been given reference number 2018/186/PPF by Shetland Islands Council and the full suite of application documents will shortly be available for inspection on the Council’s website as well as Peel’s.

New Met Mast at Frodsham Wind Farm

A new met mast is being erected at Frodsham Wind Farm but ironically, we can’t fit the instruments yet because it is too windy! Weather permitting the work should be complete by the end of next week (22 June 2018). It might look like giant Meccano, but this met mast helps us calibrate the performance of our wind turbines by taking readings on wind speed, direction, rainfall, atmospheric pressure and temperature every 10 minutes of every day. We can then compare this data with that from individual wind turbines.

A new met mast is being erected at Frodsham Wind Farm but ironically, we can’t fit the instruments yet because it is too windy! Weather permitting the work should be complete by the end of next week (22 June 2018).
It might look like giant Meccano, but this met mast helps us calibrate the performance of our wind turbines by taking readings on wind speed, direction, rainfall, atmospheric pressure and temperature every 10 minutes of every day. We can then compare this data with that from individual wind turbines.