Any development is only as strong as the foundations that it is built on – both physically and metaphorically.
Good energy project management starts at the earliest stages of project planning and early design decisions such as contracting strategy and contractor selection will have a major influence on the eventual outcome of any project.
Floating foundations offer offshore wind an opportunity to move into deeper waters, and higher wind speeds, significantly upping potential generation capacity for offshore wind. Uncertainty is to be expected, but how can it be minimised to ensure well developed, profitable projects?
The last few weeks have brought a significant amount of disruption to countries around the world as governments battle to contain the coronavirus outbreak. The impacts of the lockdown have caused concerns for many within the wind industry but there are also reasons for optimism as we consider the impacts of COVID-19 on the sector and what the future may hold.
ESB engaged us to deliver layout design, CFD and noise modelling for a development-stage wind project in Ireland.
Supporting Mainstream Renewable Power on over 50 mandates, we have delivered technical advisory and analysis on several wind and solar projects.
We delivered owner’s engineer services during development and construction of Veja Mate in the German North Sea.
BANKS Renewables appointed us to deliver development support, energy yield assessment and due diligence for two UK CfD projects.
How to get started calculating and modelling your business case
Whether you're at the very early feasibility stages, trying to identify what you want, or you've got a site in mind but just need to dig a bit deeper, knowing where to start can be daunting.
To give you a step in the right direction, we have put together this handy checklist to give you insight into the data that you'll need to kick start your business case calculations.