How it’s done – Assessing Wind Farm Radar Interference

October 10, 2017

Wind farms and radar Wind farm developments around the world face objections from radar operators. This is because large wind turbines can interact with radar signals, causing interference. Figure 1: Radar installation. Types of interference A comprehensive discussion of wind farm radar...… Read more

Stillwater Power Plant, Nevada, produces nuisance solar glare

September 28, 2017

Overview A solar development located to the north of Stillwater, Nevada, in the USA, has come under scrutiny following reported glare towards surrounding residents located east and west of the solar panels. The developer is now in the process of implementing mitigation[1]. Solar development...… Read more

An overview of common MOD objections for wind, solar and building developments

September 21, 2017

Overview The following article will provide an overview and explanation of the typical Ministry of Defence (MOD) objections that could be received for wind, solar and building developments. Types of MOD objection As part of the MOD safeguarding process, the MOD may object to a proposed...… Read more

Video: Whitelee Wind Farm Case Study

September 19, 2017

Overview The Whitelee Wind Farm is the UK’s largest onshore wind farm with an electrical generating capacity of 539MW. Pager Power was instrumental to the original planning permission by providing a variety of radar assessments which identified the solution to overcome a significant objection from...… Read more

Site surveys for your projects

September 7, 2017

Overview Pager Power offers a range of site surveys for various types of projects. The following article and video provide an overview of each and how they can benefit your projects. Site survey benefits Site surveys provide desk based reports with accurate data which in turn means results with...… Read more

An Overview of Pager Power's Glint and Glare Charts

September 7, 2017

Overview The video presented in this article gives an overview and explanation of Pager Power’s Glint and Glare charts produced by our bespoke solar reflection model. The solar reflection (glint and glare) chart The solar reflection chart is produced as a result of modelling the impact of glint...… Read more

Solar walls and shadowing – a Canadian example

August 31, 2017

Overview A newly developed office development in Edmunton, Alberta, Canada, has its entire southern façade covered with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. However, three proposed buildings in the vicinity stand to shadow over the solar wall, decreasing their efficiency. The following article describes...… Read more

Scotland’s largest solar development consented

August 23, 2017

Introduction On the 21st of August of this year, Scotland’s largest proposed solar photovoltaic (PV) development received planning permission from the Moray Council[1]. The solar development, known as Speyslaw Solar Farm, will be located near Urquhart in Northern Scotland and will have an...… Read more

Spondon Wind Turbines to become operational following successful mitigation

August 18, 2017

Previous articles: Radar concerns have rendered two turbines motionless Aveillant technology to mitigate the effects of two wind turbines at East Midlands Airport Overview Three years in the making, the wind development at Spondon, Derby, has been given the green light to begin full...… Read more

Mobile Phone Reception Surveys Now Available

August 7, 2017

Overview Pager Power is delighted to announce the ability to undertake mobile phone reception surveys, a brand new service available to all clients. We have over 10 years of experience completing television and radio surveys and this new addition will further aid developers understand how their...… Read more

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