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  • 30 April 2013

    SgurrEnergy is exhibiting at American Wind Energy Association annual conference in Chicago in May. The world’s largest annual wind conference brings together thousands of delegates and exhibitors including manufacturers, developers, contractors, consultants, suppliers/service companies, utilities, financiers and research institutes. SgurrEnergy will be on stand 2536. SgurrEnergy is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy specialising in renewable […]

  • 6 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    SgurrEnergy was announced as a contender at the Scottish Green Energy Awards, after being shortlisted as a finalist in the export category at a networking reception at the Glasgow Science Centre. Hosted by Scottish Renewables, the awards aim to highlight business development, growth, investment and innovation in the renewable energy industry in Scotland. The export award […]

  • 5 June 2014

    SgurrEnergy will share its offshore wind expertise at the WINDFORCE 2014 exhibition and conference in Bremen, Germany. Key personnel from the company’s Hamburg office will deliver presentations to the key players and leaders of the offshore wind industry, and will be showcasing SgurrEnergy’s Galion Lidar, from stand B41 on 17-19 June 2014. Raya Peterson, principal […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy has secured an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for the Inch Cape Offshore Met Mast off the coast of Angus, Scotland. The scope of the 16 month contract includes offshore inspection and maintenance, recertification, project management, weather forecasting, data recovery and detailed reporting through SgurrDataPortal. In addition, the role includes the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    This week, SgurrEnergy announced the opening of two new international offices, bringing its total number of global offices to nine. With headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, these recent developments see the company’s reach extend to Norway and Brazil with plans for further growth in Germany in 2013. This comes just weeks after a double win for […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group company, has appointed David Blunt as Senior Advisor to the business at their headquarters office in Glasgow, Scotland. David has been appointed, with immediate effect, in a newly created position and will support the development of new markets for the growing business, the company said. Blunt joins SgurrEnergy after three years with […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SgurrEnergy has secured a 12-year construction and operational monitoring contract for 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, for which the new financing structure was put in place this month. The scope of the contract includes monitoring of construction works and the financial and operational performance of the project to provide regular reporting […]

  • 20 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Leading renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, in partnership with AREVA Wind, has announced the launch of the most comprehensive offshore wind energy measurement campaign ever conducted in the industry. The offshore measurement campaign involves the deployment of three of SgurrEnergy’s G4000 Offshore Galion Lidar devices, the most compact and advanced wind energy scanning Lidar in the […]

  • 25 June 2013

    A contract signed today will see SgurrEnergy provide strategic advice and expert support for the development of the first offshore wind farm in the Guangdong province, China. The contract, which will be delivered over two years, will see SgurrEnergy advise the Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute (GEDI), one of China’s leading design institutions, on its […]

  • 10 September 2015

     SgurrEnergy has acted as technical advisor on behalf of the 200MW Borkum wind farm lenders during the financing and construction monitoring phases of the project. The project was officially opened by the developer, Trianel GmbH, at a ceremony held on 31 August 2015. The project, located approximately 45 km to the north of the East […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Technology

    SgurrEnergy has partnered with Chinese lidar manufacturer, OASIS, in a deal which will complement the company’s package of wind farm SgurrOptimiser services. The package, which includes bespoke analysis and recommendations to fully extract the wind energy potential from operating wind farms, will help owners to maximise energy production, revenue and asset longevity through a series […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Authorities

    SgurrEnergy met with Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, today to discuss the company’s role of innovation in the offshore renewable energy industry. The meeting is part of Dr Cable’s visit to Glasgow to open the UK Government funded Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, established to drive technology […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has introduced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection service offering after obtaining the Civil Aviation Authority‘s Permission for Aerial Work.

  • 31 May 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    SgurrEnergy has been awarded a three-year construction monitoring contract for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The construction monitoring appointment follows a one-year role as lenders’ technical advisor for Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited and participating lenders, in which SgurrEnergy supported the project to financial close. SgurrEnergy will also be providing operational support for the […]

  • 24 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    International energy services company Wood Group has acquired a significant equity stake in leading renewable energy services consultancy SgurrEnergy Ltd. (“SgurrEnergy”). SgurrEnergy provides a range of consultancy, engineering and measurement services to the developers and funders of wind farms and other renewable energy projects. The company employs around 100 people mainly based in its Glasgow […]

  • 30 November 2016

    Scotland’s Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, yesterday unveiled a plaque at SgurrControlCentre, SgurrEnergy’s newly upgraded control centre in Glasgow, a technical support hub from which the company will carry out asset management for renewable energy projects. The SgurrControlCentre is manned by a team of operational controllers who provide round-the-clock control, monitoring and management […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the announcement of Nordsee One project reaching financial close, SgurrEnergy presented its role in the Nordsee One offshore wind farm to financial close, providing technical advisory services to a consortium of international commercial lenders involved in the non-recourse financing. The 332MW project, located around 40km North of the island of Juist in the German North Sea, is […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Environment

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Hjoerringgaard will be responsible for heading up the renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and energy storage projects. Speaking of […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has invested in a control engineering technology business specialising in the development and provision of advanced control systems for wind and tidal turbines. Formerly operating as StrathControl, and now renamed SgurrControl, the new business will retain its current staff of six and operate as a subsidiary of SgurrEnergy. SgurrControl, under […]

  • 17 June 2014

    Building on its significant technical advisory expertise, leading renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy, has launched specialist risk advisory services, which uniquely join best practice risk management techniques with world-class renewable energy experience. With extensive sector knowledge gained from an established track record of exposure to all facets of the project lifecycle, SgurrEnergy will use its significant […]

  • 3 November 2015

    SgurrEnergy, renewable energy consultancy, has supported the Galloper offshore wind farm, which will be located 27km off the coast of Suffolk and generate up to 336MW, to reach financial close. SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group company, conducted technical due diligence providing initial bankability feedback to the developer, which was then followed by the successful completion of […]

  • 25 September 2015

    SgurrEnergy has been awarded permanent membership of the Measuring Network of Wind Energy Institutes (MEASNET). Having successfully completed a seven-point assessment programme, SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group company, is now part of the MEASNET Power Performance Expert Group. The group organises and performs inter-comparison tests in order to achieve a unified understanding of the IEC 61400-12-1 […]

  • 17 February 2016

    The photo was taken by Matthew Kelly, a site manager from SgurrEnergy, which is responsible for operations and maintenance of ORE Catapult’s 7MW offshore wind turbine in Levenmouth. In December 2015, ORE Catapult acquired the 7MW demonstration offshore wind turbine from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), and then awarded SgurrEnergy with an O&M contract. The 7MW turbine was installed 50m off the […]

  • 2 September 2014

    SgurrEnergy will be exhibiting at WindEnergy Hamburg on the 23rd to 26th September.  The new event will focus on the current state and future conditions in which the wind energy industry is operating, and looks set to attract stakeholders from across the value chain. SgurrEnergy’s Hamburg office team will be at the hall A1, stand 300, […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has this week announced the opening of a new international office in Hafencity in Hamburg, Germany, bringing its total number of global offices to 10. With headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, these recent developments see SgurrEnergy’s reach within the renewables industry extend further into Europe. The move […]