Taylor Wimpey East London (TWEL) has been selected as the preferred developer by the London Borough of Waltham Forest to develop a new-build residential-led scheme on Oliver Road, Leyton. Currently known as The Score Centre, approximately 750 homes and c.12,000 m2 nonresidential space including a Sports Hub, NHS Hub, retail space and community buildings are being developed.
Utilising its extensive industry skills, expertise and experience of our team, Ener-Vate provided the necessary support to TWEL in procuring an ESCo for the heating provisions at Coronation Square. Ener-Vate created a tailored tender document based on the requirements both structurally and commercially of Taylor Wimpey for the site.
Extensive detail of client expectations were provided in the document to ensure that bidders fully understood the complex nature of the site as it has been designated a Strategic Network for London.
Decarbonisation of the initial plant design was integral to the planning permission. Ener-vate advised on the impact of future technologies and their cost and impact on charges in context of the ESCo and client costs.
Ener-Vate then conducted an evaluation exercise on the returned bids, testing the cost assumptions and inputs of the tenders and benchmarked against our database of market rates.
Once a preferred partner had been chosen Ener-Vate were part of the team finalising the legal suite of contracts and customer documentation in order to ensure services and standards were captured alongside strict reporting requirements placed on the ESCo provider.
Using the industry skills, expertise and experience of our team, Ener-Vate provided the necessary support to Taylor Wimpey East London in developing the right structure and commercial knowledge in procuring an ESCo for the heating provisions at The Score. It is intended that the initial scheme will be capable of supplying an external adjacent development area known as Coronation Square and this element was captured and structured under the initial document.
Ener-Vate created a new, tailored document based on the requirements both structurally and commercially of Taylor Wimpey for the site.
Ener-Vate then controlled the tender period, conducting interviews and leading the commercial and structural evaluation exercise alongside technical and legal partners on the returned bids, testing the cost assumptions and inputs of the tenders and benchmarked against our database of market rates.
We then liaised with the preferred bidder and worked alongside the legal team and client to develop the detail contractual structure and supply documents for the ESCo.
The appointment of an ESCo with a balanced commercial and structured contract suite to suit the client, the ESCo, the local authority planning, the future developer and all future residents and occupiers of the scheme.
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“ Armed with the very thorough, informed report carried out by Ener-Vate, Springfield were able to base their decisions on accurate and knowledgeable information.”
“ The Ener-Vate team provided a valuable resource alongside their commercial model which has proved to be an invaluable tool during our ESCo Development providing a clear insight into the long-term heat agreement that informed and influenced decision making.”
“ Ener-Vate were excellent in responding to the terms of the brief and working with Springfield to produce a concise and well-reasoned assessment of the viability of providing a District Heating System within a mixed-use Masterplan for around 2,500 new homes and associated uses on the south side of Elgin. ”
“ It has been good to have Ener-Vate on board to support us through this project. Their in depth industry knowledge and hands on approach to problem solving has been just what we needed. ”
“ We have been working with Ener-Vate for many years now and keep coming back for the high quality client focus they provide in sectors which are important to us. Ener-Vate fill the gap between technical options and commercial reality and the knowledge and experience that the founders of company, have flows through their dynamic and growing team. ”
“ Ener-Vate were able to bring their deep knowledge and understanding of the energy market to give Midlothian Council the confidence to procure and deliver an innovative public/private joint venture energy company. Of particular value to the Council was Ener-Vate’s flexible commercial model and their assistance with extensive market sounding and understanding of risk. ”
“ Safe Community Homes used Ener-Vate as their Low Carbon energy consult as part of their £40m housing scheme. As part the development Ener-Vate provided a feasibility on how to maximize natural resources to create a local decentralized energy solution encompassing the use of Ground Source Heat Pumps and Solar PV, aligned with the creation of a locally owned ESCo to manage the energy system. The work undertaken by Ener-Vate was of the highest quality, innovative and easy to understand. We want to continue to work with enervate on other project and we would be prepared to provide a capability reference if asked. ”
“ I’ve worked with Ener-Vate on several renewable projects throughout the UK and found their inputs invaluable. They have contributed various services on our Deep Geothermal DHN projects providing excellent financial modelling and expert analysis on Developer/Client documentation. We have also utilised their services on detailed feasibility for all of our Mixed-Use Developments both on DHN and Private Wire arrangements. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending their services on Renewables Projects and will continue to utilise their expertise in concept and delivery for our various green energy schemes. ”
“ Leeds PIPES have worked with Ener-Vate for several years and their expertise and tenacity has been instrumental in engaging customers and helping them to understand the business benefit of connecting to our network. This supports the partnership between Leeds City Council and Vital and has helped to grow our network significantly, with further major connections anticipated in the near future. ”
“ Having worked with Ener-Vate for over 12 months, I found them not only professional and reliable, but passionate about driving the successful delivery of heat networks across England. Expertise that many organisations require as they move towards achieving Net Zero. ”
“ Ener-Vate provided the kind of industry experience knowledge which helped us to verify all costs and that the roles and responsibilities of each party were assigned correctly and balanced. ”
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