FT is one of Ireland’s foremost consultancies in energy development, having been involved in the industry since the late 1990s. FT attributes our success in the sector to both the skills and in-depth knowledge of our energy team and the fact that we provide a one-stop-shop for almost all aspects of energy projects.

FT’s provides consultancy services for a wide range of renewable energy projects including wind, solar, biomass and micro-hydro power. FT also provides professional services for gas pipelines, electrical infrastructure including battery storage and peaking plants and energy from waste projects.

FT provides a comprehensive consultancy service from preliminary assessment of a site and discussions with the local authority, through design of the power generators and preparation of the planning application and EIAR for a project, to design supervision, construction management and contract administration.

Energy and Planning Services provided:

  • Air quality and carbon management
  • Due Diligence including pre-consent, pre-construction, construction and operation
  • Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA), Appropriate Assessment (AA/NIS)
  • Ecology including ornithology
  • EIA Screening and Scoping
  • EIAR Preparation
  • Feasibility Studies
  • GIS
  • Hydrology, drainage and geotechnical elements
  • Oral/Public Hearings
  • Planning Strategy
  • Preliminary and Detailed Design
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder and Public Consultations
  • Strategic Infrastructure Development Application

FT’s energy team is a leading player in the energy planning sector in Ireland. FT have developed a centre of excellence in this area, with a dedicated and highly experience team to deliver projects for our clients.

FT’s environmental impact assessment expertise, including our environmental engineers, planners and scientists deliver high quality EIAR for our energy projects.

Having over 30 years’ experience in the industry, FT offers our clients a distinct advantage. FT guarantees a personal service while delivering complex, affordable and sustainable projects for local and global clients.

Sector Statistics

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Planning, design and environmental engineering on 120+ Wind Farms

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To date, planning services for 25+ Solar Farms in Ireland

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Planning and EIA for over 1 GW of Wind Energy in Ireland


FT is currently recruiting the following positions in the Energy & Planning Team:

Position Sector Location
Graduate Ecologist Energy & Planning Cork, Dublin, Carlow
Project Ecologist Energy & Planning Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Senior Ecologist Waste and Resource Management Cork, Dublin or Carlow
Senior Project Ecologist Energy & Planning Cork, Dublin, Carlow

People love Fehily Timoney

“Working as a senior engineer in the structures team I get to work on a wide variety of exciting projects from some of the biggest major civil infrastructure projects to smaller one-off projects. I love the variety of work; two days are rarely the same.”

Tadhg Landers

Senior Engineer
People love Fehily Timoney

People love Fehily Timoney

“FT offers an excellent working experience, as each project requires a different skillset that all members of staff can contribute towards in a supportive work environment.”

Steve McCarthy

Project Planner
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People love Fehily Timoney

“Upon completing a three-month internship with FT, in conjunction with my Masters in Applied Environmental Geology, UCC, I gained invaluable practical and technical experience.”

Emily Archer

Graduate Geotechnical Engineer
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People love Fehily Timoney

“Following a decade of living and working abroad, I joined FT in 2015. Since then I have had the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting sustainable energy projects employing different technologies including onshore wind, solar PV, battery storage and anaerobic digestion.”

Trevor Byrne

Senior Engineer
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People love Fehily Timoney

“Since joining the infrastructure team at Fehily Timoney in 2017, I have had the opportunity to work alongside colleagues from other departments, gaining an insight into other aspects of the business. It has been great working on projects that cross-over into other departments to gain a different perspective on the same problem.”

Richard Power

Senior Project Engineer
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People love Fehily Timoney

“As the Principal Ecologist I lead a team of eight ecologists with a wide range of expertise in the discipline. FT has provided our team with excellent support and training opportunities through ongoing CPD along with both practical and technical experience through the many high profile projects we have worked on.”

Jon Kearney

Principal Ecologist
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