Wind Farm Objections in France

July 17, 2017

Overview French onshore wind farm developments are increasingly receiving radar objections as developers seek to build projects closer to radar and also because safeguarding criteria are becoming more stringent. Radar objections prevent wind farm developments throughout the world with Météo France...… Read more

The benefits of a Pager Power Glint and Glare Site Survey

July 13, 2017

Overview To ensure maximum accuracy whilst reducing project risk, completing a glint and glare site survey alongside detailed modelling will ensure easily understood and comprehensive assessment conclusions. This means developers, planners and stakeholders can make confident decisions going...… Read more

For Pager Power, it's bring your dog to work everyday

June 22, 2017

Friday 23rd of June is this year’s ‘Bring Your Dog To Work Day’. A nationwide event created to raise money for charities dedicated to making a difference to the welfare of dogs. As well as raising funds for charity, Bring Your Dog to Work Day is mooted as also being hugely beneficial for employee...… Read more

Experimental solar development renewed despite glare concerns

June 21, 2017

Overview An experimental solar development located in Silverthorne, Colorado, USA has received a three year extension amidst glare complaints from a nearby resident[1]. The experimental development The solar development, operated by Sulas Industries, has been designed to track the location of...… Read more

Reported solar glare to be screened following neighbour complaints

June 14, 2017

Overview A solar photovoltaic (PV) development in Southington, Connecticut, USA, has received complaints from neighbouring residents due to solar reflections from the solar panels. Development details The development is located on the roof of and to the south of Hatton School and is surrounded...… Read more

Successful appeal grants solar farm in Purleigh, Essex, planning permission

June 7, 2017

Overview A solar photovoltaic (PV) development in Purleigh, Essex, has been granted planning permission following a successful appeal. Initial reasons for refusal cited the impact upon the natural built and historic environment as well as glint and glare. The subsequent appeal provided evidence to...… Read more

Pager Power's Experience – Updating our CVs

June 2, 2017

Background At Pager Power we are often asked to provide CVs – usually requested when we are preparing tender bids for large consultancy. These CVs were weak, lacked interest and undersold our experience. Realisation We realised these weakness when a customer kept asking...… Read more

Wind Farm Proposal - Vibrations Impact Assessment

May 25, 2017

In 2016 Pager Power was asked to assess the impact of vibrations from a proposed wind farm on optical telescopes used on adjoining land. The site was is a remote part of South Africa with a large population of Springbok. (Figure 1: South African Springbok population) The assessment...… Read more

Modelling Aeronautical Lighting for Tall Buildings

May 17, 2017

Background Pager Power often advises developers about the aeronautical lighting requirement for their tall buildings which typically arises from a nearby airport or heliport. There are many types of light and a number of triggers of lighting requirement. The rules and requirements are not as...… Read more

Mountmellick solar farm given planning permission

May 11, 2017

The solar photovoltaic (PV) development has been given planning consent following some initial concerns from the local councillor and nearby residents[1,2] regarding glint and glare. The development will be located just south of Mountmellick in County Laois, Ireland. In an article printed in the...… Read more

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