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Solar panels

Solar thermal

Mott MacDonald combines extensive experience in power generation and project development with knowledge of this emerging solar technology to provide owners, lenders, investors, developers, technology providers, and governments with a full range of technical services.

We have been involved in over 1,300 megawatts of concentrated solar power projects and have supported over $3 billion worth of transactions worldwide.

We've been involved in over 1,300 megawatts of concentrated solar power projects and have supported over $3 billion worth of transactions worldwide.

Our multidisciplinary engineering teams include specialists with experience in all solar thermal technologies, yield analysis, thermal power cycles, project feasibility and development, grid connection and power transmission, environmental and social impact assessment, policy, regulation, and commercial evaluation.


In this sector we cover the following unit operations:

  • Solar thermal technology
  • Power generation
  • Grid connection


  • Feasibility and technical studies
  • Technology assessment
  • Due diligence
  • Risk assessment
  • Lender’s engineering services
  • Planning and permitting
  • Site access and supervision
  • Detailed design
  • Project development and management
  • Owner’s engineering services
  • Environmental and social impact assessment
  • Health and safety
  • Irradiance studies
  • Resource assessment and energy yield analysis
  • Review of commercial agreements and contracts
  • Grid connection/electrical interconnection
  • Construction and operations monitoring
  • Carbon credits
  • Market, economic, and strategic advice
  • Regulatory/policy development and analysis

Customer benefits

  • Carbon credits
  • Unrivaled knowledge of thermal generation techniques and grid connection
  • Localized and distributed generation

Added value

  • Low carbon emissions
  • Rooftop structures reducing land costs
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