IEP provides the nuts and bolts services for putting together farm diversification and sustainable rural development projects. Experienced in concept design; technical evaluation and development; statutory and public consultation; gaining planning consent; sourcing funding and insurance; installation management; and registration for subsidies.

Recent projects carried out by the IEP team include:

  • Development and installation of 500kW wind and other renewable energy projects
  • Garden centres and other rural building change of use projects
  • Water sourcing, water storage, irrigation and water hygiene system projects

IEP is committed to sustainable development and reducing carbon emissions and recognises the importance of sustainability issues for the future of agriculture and the rural economy. Effective presentation of the sustainability case is increasingly important when gaining planning consent for a new project as well as for maintaining an edge in the market with existing farm produce.

Contact us for assistance in:

  • Concept development
  • Formal feasibility reporting
  • Planning consent
  • Project implementation
  • Expert witness for sustainable rural development appeals