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The Scottish engineering and advisory consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Peter Tipler as the Renewables Director with an aim to help drive growth across the sector.
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Dr Mark Hutchinson into the new position of Head of Advanced Engineering to promote technical engineering excellence on global energy projects. Dr Hutchinson brings a wealth of experience, particularly in renewable energy projects. Chartered in mechanical engineering, naval architecture and professional management, he joins Xodus from global engineering […]
Energy consultancy Xodus Group has signed a £10 million investment deal to focus on further growth in the UK and internationally. The major cash boost from Dutch based Sunrise Energy Group and Simmons Parallel Energy Fund signals a period of significant expansion. Xodus, which was launched by chief executive Colin Manson and chief operating officer […]
Aberdeen headquartered energy consultancy Xodus Group today announced that it will plan and carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for Statoil for a potential pilot park for the world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine. Xodus made the announcement at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen and First Minister Alex Salmond welcomed the news. […]
Fast growing engineering consultancy Xodus Group is bolstering its impressive renewables credentials by acquiring an industry leading specialist consultancy. Xodus has acquired Anglesey based James Ingram & Associates for an undisclosed sum, bringing a powerhouse of offshore wind, wave and tidal experience into the fold. The move comes as Xodus launches its new Low […]
Energy consultancy Xodus Group has been awarded the contract to deliver an important environmental study for a major tidal project in the... (oilvoice) [mappress] Source: oilvoice, March 30, 2011
Xodus Group and Leidos have joined forces in an alliance dedicated to the offshore wind industry in North America. The partnership is expected to leverage Leidos' renewable capabilities with Xodus' experience in European offshore wind projects, Xodus said. “Our alliance with Leidos brings owners and lenders a truly consolidated service in the development of offshore […]
Subsea 7 will acquire 60% holding in Xodus Group from Chiyoda Corporation, which will retain a 40% stake in the engineering and advisory consultancy as a joint venture partner.
Xodus Group and Green Marine have teamed up to launch a new integrated service for the maintenance of offshore renewable assets, utilising Xodus’ integrity management software tool XAMIN to capture and monitor live data from offshore assets with Green Marine providing the physical offshore inspection and repair services.
Xodus Group has been awarded a framework agreement with energy company SSE to provide employers representative services for the development and ongoing improvements of its electrical networks. The contract is for three years with potential extension for a further two years and is estimated to be worth in excess of GBP 1 million. It will involve […]
Independent, international energy consultancy Xodus Group is delighted to hear the announcement of consent for Europe’s largest tidal energy project in the Pentland Firth at the Scottish Renewables Marine Energy Conference. As lead consultant in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the 86MW Phase 1 MeyGen tidal energy project, Xodus played a pivotal role in […]
International energy consultancy Xodus Group will be lead consultant to review and make recommendations on the use of acoustic deterrent devices and the mitigation of potential underwater noise impacts arising from pile driving during offshore wind farm construction. As part of a programme of work to be carried out through the Offshore Renewables Joint Industry […]
Independent, international energy consultancy Xodus Group has been retained by MeyGen Ltd to provide further environmental support for a major tidal project in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The initial contract for Phase 1 of the project, was awarded in March 2011 and is now valued at more than £450,000. The work conducted to date has […]
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has invested £100,000 in ground-breaking research which will provide a vital industry insight to the interaction of renewables with the marine environment as offshore wind developments scale up in the UK and around the world. James Monnington has been brought on board as an environmental consultant and will complete his […]
A preliminary feasibility study, carried out by Xodus Group and funded jointly by the States of Guernsey and Guernsey Electricity, has found that offshore wind technology could be viable in several locations off Guernsey and that there are a range of technically feasible options to develop a 30MW offshore wind project.
Xodus Group is working with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International (SDI) to create a directory of Scotland-based suppliers for the offshore wind market. The new Scottish Industries Directories platform will include a directory and gap analysis which are expected to help local suppliers capture a greater share of the offshore wind market by advertising their experience […]
The States of Guernsey Renewable Energy Team (RET) is deploying a Zephir LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) unit at Chouet Headland today, August 7.
Commerce and Employment’s (C&E) Renewable Energy Team (RET) and Guernsey Electricity Limited (GEL) have appointed Xodus Group Limited and Exeter University to undertake a number of workstreams to investigate the feasibility work that they are jointly undertaking to research an offshore wind project in Guernsey's local waters. The workstreams include analysing imported electricity prices, understanding the best […]
Bibby HydroMap has completed survey operations on the €30 million Deep Green marine energy project based off Holyhead for consultant Xodus Group on behalf of developer Minesto AB. The objective of the survey was to provide a detailed understanding of the seabed levels, characteristics and shallow geology throughout the proposed development area and associated export cable […]
Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd (MESL) was commissioned by Xodus Group Ltd to conduct a benthic characterisation survey for the Torr Head Tidal Array development off of the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland on behalf of Tidal Ventures Limited – a joint venture partnership between Brookfield Renewable Energy Group and OpenHydro Technology Limited. The […]
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd added two new members to its team, Caitlin Long and Danielle Wick. In her role as Research and Consents Officer, Caitlin will work closely with developers taking them through the consenting process at EMEC, and assisting with liaison between developers, regulators and regulatory consultees. She will also be […]
The Netherlands: New O&M System to Cut Down Offshore Wind Costs A new system for wind farm operations and maintenance is set to significantly reduce the maintenance costs. The system has been developed by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) using data from energy company Essent/RWE. East Anglia Zone Could Become Center of […]
Xodus Group, Cathie Associates and UTEC Geomarine have teamed up to deliver a landmark study which will aim to reduce the costs of generating electricity from offshore wind farms in UK waters. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), which brings together nine offshore wind developers (DONG Energy, E.ON, Mainstream Renewable Power, RWE Innogy, ScottishPower […]
The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have commissioned the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to form the Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP). The programme has been created to reduce the consenting risks for large-scale offshore wind farms during the Round 3 and Scottish Territorial Waters processes and […]
More than 100 Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) members and Scottish businesses attended an innovative Offshore Wind Meet the Buyer event aimed at bringing together the Scottish supply chain and the firm behind the world’s first floating wind turbine. AREG, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, welcomed suppliers from across the country to meet senior project […]
International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has confirmed the recent appointments of Dr Ross McGregor, Senior Ornithologist and Leona Graves as Senior Ecologist within the industry leading Ecology & Hydrology department. Leona is an experienced ecological consultant, with a six year track record in environmental consultancy and a background in both terrestrial and aquatic ecology. […]