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France: Colloque National Eolien

September 19, 2017

Natural Power France is set to attend the France Energie Eolienne’s signature event, the Colloque National Eolien 2017, which takes place on September 19th and 20th at Parc Floral de Paris. With offices in Paris and Nantes, Natural Power France employs 18 staff, and will be exhibiting at stand 25, where the team of renewable (More…)

 


Ecology, Methodology & Technology: On the Agenda at CWW 2017

September 14, 2017

Over 300 participants attended the fourth Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts (CWW 2017) in Estoril, Portugal last week. The conference set out to explore advances in the understanding of the impacts of wind energy on wildlife. Key themes included the appropriateness of different assessment methodology, the dissemination of research from operational wind farms; and (More…)

 


Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Workshop, Utah

September 7, 2017

We are getting set to attend AWEA’s Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Conference 2017 on September 27th – 29th at the Snowbird Resort, Utah. Come and say hello to the team at our booth which will be located in the lobby outside Ballroom 1. Claude Abiven, Senior CFD Engineer at Natural Power will be speaking (More…)

 


Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts

September 5, 2017

Natural Power is set to attend the fourth Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts (CWW) which takes place on 6th – 8th September 2017 at the Estoril Congress Centre, Portugal. Despite significant advances in the understanding of the impacts of wind energy on wildlife, challenges remain regarding planning and policy, assessment of direct and (More…)

 


London team expands

August 30, 2017

Hannah Staab has been appointed to the role of Senior Due Diligence Project Manager in Natural Power’s London office, and will be responsible for the delivery of advisory projects, and supporting the ongoing growth and expansion of the advisory and analytical capabilities at Natural Power. A technical manager with extensive experience in wind and solar (More…)

 


Natural Power selected for DONG turbine inspections

August 25, 2017

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the UK, Denmark and Germany. Craig Gordon, Global Head of Inspections at Natural Power, said: “As an independent provider, we can offer a cost effective and flexible service when it (More…)

 


Natural Power advises Octopus on 149MW portfolio deal

July 28, 2017

Natural Power has advised funds managed by Octopus Investments (“Octopus”) on the acquisition of a 149MW portfolio of four UK-based onshore wind projects. Giles Dearden, Natural Power’s Director of Due Diligence, said: “We’re delighted to have acted as technical advisors for Octopus in the acquisition of this wind farm portfolio.” Chris Gaydon, a director on (More…)

 


Gael Planning in Ireland

July 24, 2017

Natural Power’s Irish office continues to expand with the appointment of Gael Gibson to the role of Principal Planner. A qualified planner with more than 15 years of experience working within the planning system in Ireland and nine years’ experience in relation to the planning and development of the Irish transmission system, Gael joins the (More…)

 


New MD for Natural Power

July 20, 2017

Natural Power has appointed Stephen Trotter as Managing Director. He will be based out of the company’s Global HQ at The Greenhouse near Castle Douglas. Stephen worked for ABB for almost 20 years, where he was Managing Director for the UK and Ireland Power Systems division. During his time at ABB he was involved in (More…)

 


Advisory and Analytics Department Launched at Natural Power

July 19, 2017

In response to evolving market conditions, Natural Power has launched a new department, ‘Advisory and Analytics’, which brings together the best of its due diligence, market analysis and resource analysis teams. Lauren Wheatley, Director of Advisory and Analytics, will provide direction to the team globally. International advisory services will be coordinated by Giles Dearden, Director (More…)

 


Paris Masterclass – Operating in the new French energy market: are we ready?

June 23, 2017

We recently hosted a masterclass event at 4 Place de l’Opéra, Paris. Nearly 35 participants across the value chain attended the Masterclass that included: • A keynote presentation by energy expert Baringa Partners on future energy trends • A roundtable discussion with Dominique Darne from Eurowatt, Philippe de Montalembert from HyrdoNext and Laure Bievelez from (More…)

 


Joining forces to reduce offshore downtime

June 5, 2017

Natural Power, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SubC Partner have joined forces to launch www.Offshorewindspect.com – a new force in offshore wind turbine inspections which brings together a market-leading cooperative that is dedicated to reducing downtime. Officially launching at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London on 6th June, the new service will be offering clients a (More…)

 


Natural Power appointed for Teevurcher Wind Farm

May 29, 2017

Natural Power has been appointed by NTR for the asset management of Teevurcher Wind Farm located in Co. Meath in the Republic of Ireland. Natural Power successfully tendered for the asset management contract, and will be providing a full range of operational services to NTR including site management, as well as high voltage system management, (More…)

 


Financing the Power of Future

May 24, 2017

Our Director of Due Diligence, Giles Dearden, will be speaking at the forthcoming Global Infrastructure Investment Summit on Thursday 1st June at the London Millennium Hotel Mayfair. From 15.10hrs – 16.00hrs, Giles’ presentation ‘Financing the Power of Future’ will look at the current state and future of global energy regulation, the extent to which government (More…)

 


Natural Power selected for turbine servicing at Rothes and Paul’s Hill Wind Farms

May 22, 2017

Following the continued successful partnership with Fred. Olsen Renewables (FOR), Natural Power has been selected to deliver the turbine servicing at both Rothes Wind Farm and Paul’s Hill Wind Farm which are located to the South West of Elgin in the north of Scotland. Anders Falkfjell, Operations Manager at Fred.Olsen Renewables, said: “This move marks (More…)

 


Repowering Resurgence at WINDPOWER 2017

May 17, 2017

Natural Power is set to take WINDPOWER 2017 by storm next week, exhibiting at booth 2872 from 22nd – 25th May in the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. Wind power contributed more new electric generating capacity in 2016 than any other source in the US. With over 75 GW of wind power generated electricity for (More…)

 


Due diligence team expands in North America

May 16, 2017

Dr Christine Bordonaro has been appointed to the role of Principal Engineer on the due diligence team at Natural Power in North America and will be supporting the due diligence activities for both wind and solar. Christine Bordonaro brings 20 years of industry experience with 15 years in the solar industry. Most recently at DNV (More…)

 


Natural Power to showcase services for agri sector

May 11, 2017

Ideally placed to support farmers, landowners and households with planning and installing groundwater abstraction boreholes, geothermal and renewable energy solutions, land surveys and flood resilience, Natural Power is hitting the road this summer and exhibiting at the following agricultural shows: • Ayr County Show, 13th May • Cumberland Show, 17th June • Scottish Game Fair, (More…)

 


Making the most of your assets at All-Energy

May 8, 2017

Natural Power’s Iain Dinwoodie and Andy Yuill are set to present at this week’s event Iain Dinwoodie, Senior Asset Performance Engineer at Natural Power, will be presenting ‘Holistic analysis of turbine performance’ at 14:00hrs on Wednesday 10th May during the session ‘Onshore Wind 2: making the most of your assets – wind farm monitoring, control (More…)

 


Natural Power takes to the stage at CARES Conference 2017

April 24, 2017

Natural Power Director, Jeremy Sainsbury OBE, is set to speak as part of the expert panel on the opening day of the CARES Conference 2017 which takes place on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April at the Golden Lion Hotel in Stirling. The industry-expert panel session is led by Chris Stark, the Scottish Government’s Director (More…)