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The Deutsche WindGuard Consulting GmbH testing laboratory has been accredited for the calibration of nacelle mounted lidars. Accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, the laboratory can now calibrate all kinds of wind remote sensing devices. According to Deutsche WindGuard Consulting, nacelle lidars have gained in importance in the last years – especially with regards to […]
ABS Consulting, a subsidiary of ABS Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with a consortium of research, testing and certification bodies in Taiwan and advance technical knowledge and offshore wind capabilities in Asia's second-largest offshore wind market.
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ISC Consulting Engineers signed a framework agreement for consultancy services with DONG Energy on 1 September. The contract will run for six years.
8.2 Consulting AG, with its Dutch partner OrangeWind, was awarded a four-year framework contract by Vattenfall with reference to wind turbine project engineering and interface management tasks for offshore wind farms in Europe.
8.2 Consulting's inspection portfolio regarding wind turbine generators and conformity checks along grid connection certification activities have been accredited as inspection body by DAkkS (German Accreditation Body) according to DIN ISO/IEC 17020.
8.2 Consulting has carried out the technical due diligence on the transaction of Swiss utility Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich (ewz) together with the country's asset manager Fontavis for Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II).
TenneT is holding market consultation for grid connection concepts for IJmuiden Ver wind energy area, which is farther from the coast than currently developed areas. The company is consulting on HVDC platforms and an artificial island as potential solutions.
JBA Consulting has signed a reseller agreement with the Met Office which will now offer JBA’s metocean risk management software - ForeCoast Marine - to its marine and offshore clients. ForeCoast Marine is a planning, visualisation and decision support tool which utilises Met Office forecast data to reduce costs and meteocean risks. Working collaboratively, JBA […]
German renewables specialists 8.2 Consulting AG was contracted to assess the performance of Siemens Wind Power during the assembly of the 150 Siemens 4MW turbines built for the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The assessment focused on timeliness for assembly of hubs, nacelles and blades in the different factories. Furthermore the […]
The Marine Institute will host a third public information meeting on the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site on 21 July. The meeting is part of the public consultation to ensure full information is provided on the Marine Institute’s foreshore lease application to upgrade test and demonstration facilities at the Galway Bay Marine and […]
German renewables specialists 8.2 Consulting AG has joined forces with the offshore wind advisory, Aarufield, to announce an integrated UK-based consultancy offering technical, commercial and financial advice to wind, solar and biomass industry players – 8.2 Aarufield. Both 8.2 Aarufield partners bring teams with turbine, supply chain and original equipment manufacturer experience. Chairman Julian Brown, who is also […]
Germany's 8.2 Consulting AG has supported Quadran – Énergies Libres in the planned floating offshore pilot wind farm off the coast of the French region Languedoc-Roussillon by defining the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) concept for the tendering phase. As the step from fixed offshore to floating offshore implies a technology and development leap […]
Germany's 8.2 Consulting AG has won a three-year extension of a contract for periodic inspections at the 288MW Meerwind Süd | Ost offshore wind farm. The contract extension follows the successful completion of the first periodic inspections at the wind farm last year. The contract was extended by WindMW GmbH, the operator of Meerwind. The extension puts WindMW in […]
Independent fund management company DIF has awarded 8.2 Consulting AG with a contract to perform preliminary technical due diligence at the 288MW Meerwind Süd|Ost offshore wind farm. DIF asked 8.2 Consulting AG to focus on the analysis of the O&M strategy, the O&M budget estimation, the estimation of electrical losses and a general red-flag analysis. Meerwind Süd|Ost is located in […]
German company 8.2 Consulting AG has established a new subsidiary in Denmark. "With the lowest prices ever, the Danish offshore market is again in the frontlines and we are happy to be part of this revolution," said Benjamin Quader, Head of Offshore at 8.2 Consulting AG. The new company will be managed by Rasmus Ilum Nielsen, who […]
Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has commenced delivery of a long term scope for Cable Management Consultancy services to Wave Hub Ltd, based in Hayle Cornwall. Wave Hub Ltd is the operating company that manages Wave Hub, a UK-based wave energy test site helping the marine industry harness the abundance of natural resources in the UK […]
The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has recognised Lloyd's Register (LR) Consulting's poster “New Method for Accurate Prediction of Underwater Noise from Pile Driving” with the Best Poster Award in the joined category: Planning and Environment / Health and Safety. This LR Consulting-headed contribution was recognised above nine other posters at EWEA Offshore 2015. The work […]
Since October 2014, Liguori Offshore Consulting Corporation (LOC) has expanded their services by offering analyses and evaluations in the field of geotechnical engineering. Therefore, the experts of LOC have taken Exxon as a strong partner on board, who will contribute their technical know-how to future customer service relations. In addition to offshore management, on site […]
One of the UK's leading environmental and engineering consultancies, JBA Consulting, and its Strategic Partner, marine experts Partrac, have been appointed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as independent specialists on its Marine and Coastal Casework Framework. The Partnership will provide a range of services under the Framework’s Coastal/Marine Physical Processes and Geomorphology Lot. With its […]
MAKE Consulting issued a new report called Global Wind Turbine Supply Chain 2014. The 110+ page report offers comprehensive insights into supply-demand dynamics across all key wind turbine components based on global and regional analysis of sourcing trends, production capacities and competitive landscapes. Shifting demand and overcapacity of critical wind turbine components continues to challenge the […]
MAKE Consulting has just updated its Global Offshore Wind Power Project Database, which provides the definitive global listing of installed and planned offshore wind projects. The list contains 900+ registered projects across 30+ markets in the AMER, EMEA and APAC regions with 28 data points for each. Updated quarterly, the database provides available details of offshore […]
Fundy Tidal is seeking public input on potential locations for tidal turbines in Grand Passage. Turbine locations will be selected based on many factors, including community input, flow speeds, depth, seabed, waves, marine life, fishing zones, and acceptable infringement on navigation. Fundy Tidal is currently assessing these factors working in collaboration with Dalhousie University, Acadia […]
Leading environmental firm SLR Consulting, which has an office in Clifton, Bristol, has been appointed to provide strategic planning advice for the world's first tidal lagoon power station in Swansea Bay ahead of an application to the Planning Inspectorate later this year. The project, by developer Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay PLC (TLSB) will be capable […]
Demand for new wind power equipment is set to contract in the EMEA region in 2013 and 2014, in spite of an expected strong global market recovery in 2014 - the legacy of weak economic growth and political weakness across the region. However, consistent with the region’s leading market status, MAKE Consulting estimates that long […]
International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has confirmed plans to open a substantial new office in Stirling, Scotland. Opening in Autumn 2013, the office is expected to be the single largest renewable energy consultancy office in Scotland, with capacity for 140 staff. Around 90 staff will transfer from the company’s current central belt locations, leading […]