Search results for: Intertek

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  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Intertek has appointed Chris Marchant as the new Head of Cables and Offshore Development for Intertek’s Energy and Water Consultancy Service. Chris joined the business in October and takes up responsibility for the cables and offshore development team as it embarks upon the next phase in its growth strategy. Chris combines international experience as technical […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Intertek’s Energy and Water consultancy (formerly Intertek METOC), is to act as Technical Project Manager for surveys to TenneT, the European electricity grid operator, on its German offshore wind connections. The work will see Intertek design and manage geophysical and geotechnical surveys for the offshore substations and export cable routes for offshore wind projects. Intertek […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Intertek’s Energy and Water consultancy services (formerly Intertek METOC), has launched a cable optimisation service to support planning and operation of array, export and interconnector cables.  The unique modelling service will enable developers and utilities to save time and cost during array cable planning and improve routeing for export and interconnector cables. With the manifest […]

  • 23 April 2013

    Intertek Energy & Water consultancy services (formerly Metoc), is undertaking specialist studies for Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Ltd, to assess the potential impact of a tidal lagoon on marine water quality. Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. The Swansea Bay project aims to provide enough power for 107,000 homes from 250MW […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    Intertek has helped to support National Grid and Statnett in the development of an infrastructure project linking the UK and Norwegian electricity networks (NSN Link) which, when constructed, will be the world’s longest high voltage direct current (HVDC) undersea interconnector. For the past four years, Intertek has acted as marine consultants for the two companies […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Grid Connection

    Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has successfully completed a long-standing cable package engineering and support contract at London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Now in full operation, London Array is set to provide renewable energy to over half a million British homes each year and as part of this […]

  • 11 October 2012
    R&D

    Intertek has signed a deal to evaluate and assess the offshore turbine design for a major European manufacturer to ensure compliance with US and Canadian electrical safety requirements. The work therefore forms a key part of the manufacture, preparation and assessment of the proposed turbines and will help to minimise any potential delays that are […]

  • 29 April 2012

    AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services announced a new partnership with New York State Colleges to form the Center for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CeCeT), an organization that will benefit manufacturers of clean energy technology by providing access to testing equipment and expertise.  “Collaboration between the business […]

  • 21 November 2011

    As offshore wind energy projects evolve and as developers, manufacturers and energy utilities continue to invest, a short-term reduction in costs is unrealistic if the sector is to realise its true potential. This is according to Intertek METOC, specialist marine consultancy that provides impartial advice to the finance, investment and development communities. With European offshore […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Intertek Energy & Water consultancy services (formerly Metoc), the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, is providing marine advisory services for offshore surveys and export cable installation to Réseau de Transporte d’Electricité (RTE) for two French offshore wind projects. RTE is the French electricity transmission services operator and an independent subsidiary of the French […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Intertek METOC, a specialist marine consultancy, has been selected by ScottishPower Renewables, an Iberdrola company, to provide modelling, survey support and marine expertise for offshore wave and tidal resource assessment. The recent ROC (Renewable Obligation Credits) banding review has already started to provide a favourable investment climate for wave and tidal energy technology. This, combined […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has appointed Intertek to provide long-term client representation services in support of offshore wind grid connections in the North Sea. Intertek is in charge of the full contract scope, including specialist client representation for maritime surveys, technical inspection and maintenance work on offshore platform structures, and for subsea cable installation and repair activities. The […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    UK-based Intertek has been appointed by FAB Link Ltd. to provide marine environmental and planning support for the France-Alderney-Britain (FAB) Project, a proposed electrical interconnector situated underwater between France and Great Britain via the island of Alderney. Intertek will be responsible for coordinating pre-application consultation, consent applications and consent compliance activities for FAB Link’s offshore […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Danish Energinet and UK-based National Grid have awarded Intertek with a contract to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) client representative services on the Viking Link interconnector project.

  • 4 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    NIRAS and Intertek have been appointed by Energinet.dk and National Grid Viking Link Limited as marine consultants to assist with the permitting of Viking Link, a proposed high voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector between Great Britain and Denmark. Betina Heron, Executive Director for Environment and Energy in NIRAS, said: “This contract reinforces our expertise in permitting and EIA for […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Total quality assurance provider Intertek has been commissioned by the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) programme to undertake a UK permitting and planning study. Consortium partners behind the NSWPH programme, TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany, Energinet, Gasunie, and Port of Rotterdam, have joined together to develop a large-scale European energy system for offshore wind in […]

  • 16 August 2012

    NetSurvey has recently passed their certification audit and are now certified according to the quality, environmental and working environment standards. The certification was conducted by INTERTEK and is according to the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards. MMT Group´s Quality Management System is entirely web based and accessible via internet at MMT’s offices and […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Narec relocated its electrical networks team to a custom built facility at its headquarters in Blyth, Northumberland earlier this year. Most of the testing equipment was able to be transported from the Clothier Laboratories to the Charles Parson Technology Centre and there has been significant investment in lab facilities to expand capabilities for cable testing. […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    MarineSpace Limited has been awarded a place on the UK environmental impact assessment (EIA) framework agreement for Ørsted Wind Power A/S. Via this framework, the UK-based environmental and planning consultancy will be eligible to provide Ørsted with offshore environmental impact assessment and consultancy services over the next three years. “This is a significant step forward for […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Narec’s 100m blade test facility has been awarded accreditation by UKAS for structural testing of wind turbine blades; complementing the existing accreditation for blades up to 50m in length as well its ASTA/Intertek and UKAS accredited electrical and materials laboratories. The 100m facility, which opened in 2012 to accommodate larger blades for the next generation of […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Technology

    Narec’s Electrical and Materials Laboratories have today been awarded accreditation by UKAS for testing of power cable systems; complementing the lab’s existing ASTA/Intertek  and Narec’s existing UKAS blade test credentials. The laboratories provide an extensive suite of development and certification testing and measurement facilities for the electrical power and offshore renewable energy industry for all […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Technology

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind), announced today that several of its permanent magnet direct-drive (PMDD) wind turbines have received ETL certification by Intertek. The ETL Listed Mark demonstrates compliance to the requirements of widely accepted product safety standards, as determined through independent testing and periodic follow-up inspections by Intertek. Goldwind received ETL […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    SgurrEnergy announces the enhancement of the company’s strong working relationships with KfW IPEX-Bank, UniCredit Bank and other leading European project and export finance banks, by winning a new construction monitoring contract for Germany’s first project financed offshore wind farm, Borkum West II Offshore Wind Farm, a development by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH. This latest appointment […]

  • 22 February 2013

    International renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has completed a technical advisory workscope on wpd’s German Butendiek offshore wind farm development, to be situated in the German EEZ of the North Sea, 32km west of the island Sylt. SgurrEnergy, supported by its strategic partner, Intertek-Metoc, was elected by technical bank, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s UKAS accredited High Voltage Electrical Laboratory has taken delivery of a 640kV resonant transformer in collaboration with Doble Engineering. The new partnership gives the HV laboratory, based at the National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, an enhanced capability enabling testing on bushings, high voltage power cables and other transmission […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind) announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2011 (the “reporting period”). In 2011, volatility in the domestic and global economies presented great challenges for China’s wind power industry. During the reporting period, to the Group generated revenues of RMB12,755.97 million and net profits of […]