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  • 18 February 2011

    Lebanon is planning to generate 12 percent of its electricity from renewable energies in 2020 according to official reports. To support an emergent wind industry in the country, GL Garrad Hassan has developed a wind map of Lebanon. This map is part of GL Garrad Hassan’s global resource mapping range which includes wind maps for […]

  • 14 November 2011

    According to official studies, the theoretical worldwide generation potential of tidal energy has been estimated at over 7,800 TWh/year. Working to support the growth in this emerging sector of the renewable energy industry, tidal energy experts from GL Garrad Hassan are aiding Kawasaki Heavy Industries in the development and deployment of its 1MW prototype tidal […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    GL Garrad Hassan has appointed Christoph Thiel as its new Head of Business Development and Sales. Mr. Thiel will be responsible for managing global sales and business development for GL Garrad Hassan worldwide, working from the Head Office in Hamburg. He started in his new position on 1 March 2012. “I am really looking forward […]

  • 29 April 2011

      GL Garrad Hassan is now registered in the Netherlands as a B.V. (Dutch Limited). The name of the new entity is “GL Garrad Hassan Nederland B.V.”. The renewable consultancy has offices in Heerenveen, Leiden and Sint Maarten to accommodate the demand for consulting, design, project management services and training courses for renewable energy projects. […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational […]

  • 7 June 2013
    R&D

    GL Garrad Hassan has launched an ambitious project to bring fresh thinking to the design of offshore wind turbines. Project FORCE (turbine optimisation FOr Reduced Cost of Energy) will build on GL Garrad Hassan’s expertise in turbine design, control system engineering and structural modelling. The project will systematically consider new technologies that can be applied […]

  • 19 December 2016

    Andrew Garrad, the co-founder of Garrad Hassan, the company that merged with GL in 2009 and then as GL Garrad Hassan merged with DNV in 2014, has announced he will retire from DNV GL on 23 December 2016. Garrad co-founded Garrad Hassan in 1984 and became President of GL Garrad Hassan after Germanischer Lloyd (GL) […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Building upon its strong track record in South East Asia, GL Garrad Hassan has opened a new office in Singapore. Senior Investment and Strategy Advisor Ragna Schmidt-Haupt has been appointed to drive renewable energy services in the country, with a strategic focus on solar investment. Singapore has been targeted as an area for further expansion […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      GL Garrad Hassan has appointed Mr Rajsekhar Budhavarapu as the new Country Manager of GL Garrad Hassan India. Mr Budhavarapu will be based in Bangalore, India and will develop local services and support for designers, manufacturers, developers and investors of renewable energy projects. Mr Budhavarapu has 19 years of experience providing technical, operational and […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Technology, Training & Education

    A one day course for industry professionals who wish to acquire a comprehensive overview of the subject and have the latest technology and issues clearly explained. Grid connections, technical issues and administrative processes are covered, including grid code compliance. Course Background For several years Garrad Hassan has been running training courses on Wind Farm Electrical […]

  • 6 August 2013
    R&D

    GL Garrad Hassan has begun a project for the Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawai’i (HNEI-UH) supporting the institute’s Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center (HINMREC) wave energy testing program. HINMREC, under funding from the Wind and Water Power Program of the U.S. Department of Energy, is working in collaboration with the […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of Taiwan’s push to develop its offshore wind resources the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading renewable energy consultancy GL Garrad Hassan. The offshore wind resource around the Taiwanese coast is considered excellent, with more than 6,000MW potential capacity at water depths of less than 50m. […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Carole Barbeau has been announced as the new President and CEO of GL Garrad Hassan North America, with immediate effect. Mrs. Barbeau brings extensive experience of the renewable energy industry and will be responsible for managing the activities of the renewable energy consultancy on the North American continent, working from the Canadian office in Montreal. […]

  • 15 November 2010

    SMart Wind, the consortium lead by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has appointed GL Garrad Hassan to act as Independent Engineer for the first two 500MW projects in the 4GW ‘Hornsea’ zone located off the coast of Yorkshire. Last month the consortium announced it has secured grid connection for the first two 500MW […]

  • 22 December 2011

     In order to manage wind generation in its real-time and day-ahead markets, the system operator for the New England area of the U.S., ISO New England Inc., has awarded GL Garrad Hassan a two-year contract to provide wind power forecasting services to all wind in the ISO’s footprint, including generation within the states of Connecticut, […]

  • 13 July 2012
    R&D

    The Renewable Energy Department of the China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI RED) and GL Garrad Hassan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in Wind Turbine Prototype Measurements, Wind Turbine Inspections and Technical Guideline Development. CEPRI, a subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China, is a multi disciplinary research institute focused […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Technology

      To further boost the productivity of the wind farm design process, GL Garrad Hassan presented an updated version of its WindFarmer software at AWEA Windpower 2011. The software facilitates the layout of wind farms to maximise the power produced while minimising the environmental impact. The new release of the software offers project planners and […]

  • 6 July 2010
    R&D

    British projects will lead the offshore wind energy market for the next eight years. This conclusion is drawn by GL Garrad Hassan in the new edition of their “Offshore Wind Energy Market Report”. Development of offshore wind will be strong in further Northern European markets such as Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden. The report […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Today, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Dublin, GL Garrad Hassan will release WaveDyn, the first independently developed wave energy converter design tool to be made commercially available. WaveDyn allows users to model a wide range of wave energy conversion device types. Its flexible, multi-body modelling approach, coupled with a hydrodynamic flow […]

  • 28 January 2013

    GL Garrad Hassan has supported Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) in making a major investment in the European offshore wind sector by providing strategic advice and technical due-diligence as part of a wider structure advisory team. Mitsubishi, Japan’s largest trading group has acquired a 50% interest in the 129 MW Luchterduinen project off the coast of the […]

  • 24 May 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Working with wind means rapidly changing conditions and equipment pushed to its limits. Real time alerts based on continuous data monitoring and testing, matters wind park operators are ready to change with them. The updated version of GL Garrad Hassan’s Online Data Management (ODM) service builds on the ODM service released by the consultancy […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Technology

    Owners and operators are under increasing pressure to reduce operational costs while improving the efficiency of their wind farm portfolios. GL Garrad Hassan has developed a new software tool to help facilitate this. WindHelm provides a single platform for the monitoring, optimisation and control of any combination of operational turbines, farms and portfolios. It gives […]

  • 17 July 2011
    Training & Education

      GL Garrad Hassan and GL Academy are merging their expertise to offer joint training seminars. The cooperation combines GL Garrad Hassan’s knowledge as a technical authority on wind, wave, tidal and solar power, and its eight years of experience in providing international training, with GL Academy’s know-how as an established global provider of maritime […]

  • 6 December 2010
    Training & Education

    GL Garrad Hassan is offering expert offshore training courses to develop skills within the wind power industry. Its Offshore Wind Energy course is specifically created for professionals. GL Garrad Hassan offers offshore wind energy engineering expertise in Germany The aim is set: 10.000 Megawatt – this much electricity should be produced by German offshore wind […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    With ample capacity and ambitious targets for growth, Thailand is seeking to establish itself as one of the leaders in South East Asia in the development of renewable energy sources. In an effort to reduce its current dependence on imported oil, the nation is moving rapidly to build up its solar, wind and biomass generation […]

  • 27 March 2012

    GL Garrad Hassan has appointed a new Business Development Manager in the UK. Ian Finch will be responsible for managing sales and business development activities for the GL Group with a special focus on offshore wind. He will work closely with Christoph Thiel, the newly appointed Head of Business Development and Sales for GL Garrad […]