Royal HaskoningDHV and ECN Team Up
Royal HaskoningDHV and ECN have formally kicked off a collaboration for the joint development and construction support services of wind farms. The collaboration will provide a comprehensive, unique and high value service for wind farm developers and owners.
The team has set out initially to focus on designing the most efficient and cost effective offshore wind farms in the world.
The partnership brings together combination of project management, consultancy and engineering, along with cutting edge methods and technology for the optimal design of wind farms. This unique development team will enable clients to progress quickly and smoothly through the process and will ensure offshore wind power plants are built of the highest quality and efficiency.
Wind farm developers, owners and contractors
Joris Truijens, Global Sector Director for Renewable Energy, Royal HaskoningDHV explains: “Together we can offer a full package of environmental, engineering and consultancy services supporting offshore wind developments. Our long standing knowledge of the marine environment, design of hydraulic and maritime structures coupled with ECN’s technology expertise, wind measurements and O&M strategies makes us the perfect partners for developers, owners and contractors. Our expectation is that this MOU will facilitate Royal HaskoningDHV in continuing to create leading solutions for the sustainable interaction between people and their environment.”
Glen Donnelly, Business Development Manager Wind Energy of ECN underlines: “There is an immediate and ongoing need to lower the cost of offshore wind energy. The technology is constantly evolving, new and improved methods have been worked out, however putting it ‘all’ into practice brings large challenges. Partnership and combination of expertise is the key. This is why we are delighted to have teamed up with such a complimentary company as Royal HaskoningDHV. Together we provide a truly outstanding package. ECN will harness all of its technical pedigree, innovative in-house powers, along with those of partners in order to design and deliver breakthrough wind farms. Royal HaskoningDHV provides the rock solid industrial link and a formidable reputation for large infrastructure projects.”