Leading international renewable energy consultancy Natural Power is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced wind industry, business development veteran, Karen Olson. Formerly of Genivar Corporation and Windlogics Inc. Karen joins the company in the organisation’s drive to deliver its comprehensive range of independent renewable energy consulting services and in North America.
Having provided services to a range of renewable energy clients in the US, Karen brings extensive industry knowledge and experience to Natural Power’s North American team led by Jim Adams. An environmental consultant by training, her experience takes in financial due diligence, project management, consulting and land development working in support of business development and client relationships.
Natural Power provides a unique blend of consultancy services from upfront technical resource studies & assessments through to full project & transaction due diligence to a range of clients including project developers, energy companies and investment companies. Services are grounded on real-world experience from a market leading position of operational expertise with a client portfolio of more than 2GW of installed wind capacity across 100 sites through the company’s novel WindCentre™ - a 24/7/365 operational control room, providing site management services round the clock, manned by experienced engineers, and is facilitated by a purpose built software solution for health & safety management, work order recording and access control. The company have also provided technical services and due diligence on more than 40GW of wind energy projects.
Jim Adams, President of North American Operations at Natural Power commented: “We are very pleased to see our team expand in the US and we welcome Karen, and the wealth of wind experience she brings with her. Since our establishment in North America back in 2009 we have delivered a range of client services - with Karen on-board and a demonstrable track record across the sector now, we now look forward to developing new opportunities in all areas in the coming year.”
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Natural Power is a leading independent renewable energy consultancy and products provider. The company offer proactive and integrated consultancy, management & due diligence services, backed by an innovative product range, across the onshore wind, offshore wind, wave, tidal, biomass, pv and hydro sectors, whilst maintaining a strong outlook on other new and emerging renewable energy sectors. Established in the mid 1990s Natural Power has been at the heart of many groundbreaking projects, products and portfolios for more than two decades, assisting project developers, investors, manufacturers, research houses and other consulting companies. With its iconic Scottish headquarters, The Green House, Natural Power has expanded internationally and now employs over 270 renewable energy experts across Europe and North America with further representation through South American consultancy Latwind Energías Renovables and Turkish renewables consultancy re-consult. Providing Planning & Development, Ecology & Hydrology, Technical, Construction & Geotechnical, Asset Management and Due Diligence services, Natural Power is uniquely a full lifecycle consultancy – from feasibility to finance to repowering, and every project phase in between. Natural Power has consistently invested in product development and technical research in order to progress certain key areas within the industry such as the operational management of wind farms, the design and assessment of wind farms in complex flow and the use of remote sensing for wind measurement.
From award winning consultancy and management services, through a string of technology world-firsts, Natural Power has a successful track record and the breadth of services and deep-rooted experience that provides a wealth of added value for our diverse client base.
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