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  • 23 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Forewind has appointed Atkins to design the Meteorological (Met) masts for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm which is located off the east coast of Yorkshire and is potentially the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The masts will gather important meteorological data to help ensure that the wind turbines are designed and […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The North American business of Atkins, one of the world’s leading engineering and design firms, has been selected by Baryonyx Corporation of Austin, Texas, and approved by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District, as the third-party contractor to prepare the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a pair of innovative offshore wind farms. […]

  • 5 December 2016

    Atkins, which has been acting as Technical Advisor to EDF Energy Renewables for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm, is moving into a delivery role on the project as the wind farm is now under construction. Experts from Atkins joined the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project team to review the designs and provide additional assurance and risk management […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has appointed Atkins to carry out the detailed design of the jacket substructure and foundations for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth, UK, as part of SHL’s EPCI contract with the farm’s developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). 84 jacket substructures and associated foundations for the […]

  • 20 April 2017

    Atkins and Aditazz, a Silicon Valley-based software company, have jointly developed a novel approach for optimisation of offshore wind farm projects.

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its financial results for the year ended on 31 March 2016, Atkins reported that its renewables business has further strengthened its position in the UK offshore wind market, thus contributing to a strong performance within its power division. Overall, Atkins recorded a revenue increase of 6% to GBP 1.86 billion. The company said its Energy business has had […]

  • 18 November 2015

    6 Alpha Associates has partnered with Atkins to provide offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk assessment ahead of the geotechnical surveys prior to the construction of three UK offshore wind farms. The two companies will deliver UXO risk management services for the geotechnical ground investigations undertaken at the designated turbine locations, as well as along the export […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Atkins has been appointed by PowerChina Huadong Engineering Co. Ltd (HDEC) to design the offshore substation platform at State Power Investment Corporation’s (SPIC) 300MW Binhai South Phase 3 offshore wind farm in the Yellow Sea

  • 8 April 2014

    Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract will see Atkins provide detailed substation designs for Race Bank, one of DONG Energy’s major offshore wind development projects in the UK. Atkins is also designing the substations for DONG Energy’s […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy WS Atkins and Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group have reached agreement on the terms and conditions of a recommended all cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Atkins by SNC-Lavalin (GB) Holdings Limited.

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atkins has been appointed to deliver the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Design of wind turbine jacket substructures for the 496MW St Brieuc offshore wind farm.

  • 27 June 2011

      Assystem announced that the company is teaming up with Atkins to address the increasing offshore wind market in France. The French government has put in place a significant investment plan for offshore wind infrastructures in order to develop offshore wind energy production and create a French industry based on this business. Together, Assystem and […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Atkins has secured a contract with DONG Energy Wind Power worth £2million to extend one of their existing wind farms. The Walney Offshore Wind Farm consists of 102 turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6MW, making it one of the biggest of its kind in the world. The extension, which was awarded in 2010, will […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Dong Energy has awarded a contract to Atkins for engineering design services for three offshore substations at Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Atkins now has major contracts with Dong Energy for the detailed engineering design of eight offshore substations. Previous contracts covered the offshore substations at the planned Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank, and […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Atkins and law firm K&L Gates LLP have released an offshore wind handbook to help guide investors through technical and regulatory issues in the U.S. market.

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Atkins has been appointed by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc to act as an engineer for its Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in Wales, UK, the first renewable energy scheme of its type in the world. Under the contract, Atkins will provide specialist design and engineering support acting on behalf of the client, including producing outline […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    DONG Energy has announced the results of a tender for engineering consultancy services to support its offshore wind farm projects. The developer has awarded several companies with framework agreements for offshore and onshore substations, foundations and O&M buildings. 

  • 5 December 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Atkins is designing foundations for Triton Knoll’s 90 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines and two offshore substations, which have the potential to be lighter than any currently installed in comparable site conditions, the UK-based designer said.

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group has completed the acquisition of WS Atkins plc, a UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy.

  • 13 April 2014

    VIDEO: Alstom’s 6MW Turbine Spinning at Belwind Site  Last year in November, Alsom installed 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium. Five Big OW Companies Test Vibratory Driving of Monopiles  RWE Innogy, DONG Energy, EnBW, E.ON and Vattenfall are running a one year onshore demonstration project near Cuxhaven on the […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following yesterday’s news that the contract awarded to China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) for Swansea Bay’s tidal lagoon had been brought into question by a Belgian company, unnamed at the time the news was published, it has been revealed that Jan de Nul is the company that raised concerns over the contract.  Jan de Nul questions […]

  • 20 January 2011

    Atkins has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Scottish and Southern Energy PLC (SSE) to join a framework of key suppliers designed to help to drive efficiencies in its offshore wind programme. Atkins’ proposed role will include the provision of expert engineering design advice as part of an alliance of leading companies who are […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited, KOWL, has revealed plans for, what could be, the world’s first floating wind array. KOWL, a joint venture between Pilot Offshore Renewables and Atkins, wants to deploy eight wind turbine generators, with individual capacity no less than 6MW, on semi-submersible floating platforms near the Dog Hole off Aberdeen. The wind farm […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Engineering design consultants, Atkins, welcomed UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s comments that one of the Green Investment Bank’s first priorities would be to help the offshore wind sector. It said the investment, which will start in April 2012, should create renewed confidence in the sector and allow it to attract the skills necessary […]