Y.E.S Consortium

Local Authority

Sussex County Council

Project Description

Brownfield Solar Farm


Your Energy, Sussex

DPP were appointed to provide Your Energy Sussex (“YES”) with planning advice on a number of renewable energy projects across Sussex. YES is a consortium of local authorities in Sussex, which was formed to promote energy efficiency and sustainable forms of energy production across the County.

DPP were originally appointed to appraise a number of sites owned by YES. The Consortium identified a series of sites which were available for a potential energy scheme. DPP then undertook detailed appraisals of the sites, identifying the key constraints and material planning considerations for each.

This work then fed into the feasibilities for each site and DPP were able to assist in engaging with various stakeholders to outline how any constraints identified could be addressed.

DPP were then appointed to progress a number of planning applications. on behalf of the Consortium.


  • Site Appraisals
  • Planning Strategy
  • Consultant Appointment & Co-ordinations
  • Public Consultation
  • Acting as agent