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Andy Yuill attends World Bio Markets

March 24, 2017

Natural Power’s Senior Bioenergy Manager, Andy Yuill, will be on the panel for a session on ‘Highlighting the role of policy in driving demand and market security’ at the World Bio Markets conference which takes place from 27th – 29th March in Amsterdam. The session, chaired by Bob Cleaves, President and CEO at the Biomass (More…)


Natural Power exhibit at Seanergy

March 22, 2017

Natural Power will be exhibiting as part of the Regional Agency of Pays de la Loire stand at the forthcoming Seanergy Normandy 2017 convention taking place on 22nd and 23rd March in Le Havre, France. The event, which expects to welcome more than 3,500 visitors, is an internationally recognised gathering focused on marine renewables. There (More…)


Shifting the paradigm for offshore wind energy and wildlife impacts

March 21, 2017

Natural Power is exhibiting at the AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference 2017 which takes place from 20th – 22nd March at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. The conference marks the first public appearance of Natural Power’s New Head of Environment, Christine Sutter, who brings more than 25 (More…)


Robin talks bats at Scottish Renewables Annual Conference

March 20, 2017

Natural Power’s Senior Environmental Consultant, Robin Cox, will present ‘Optimising revenue under bat curtailment conditions’ as part of the poster exhibition at the forthcoming Scottish Renewables Annual Conference in Edinburgh on 21st and 22nd March. Robin said: “The impacts of operational wind turbines to bats in the UK are a growing concern to statutory and (More…)


Lauren Wheatley ranked 68th in Women’s Power List

March 10, 2017

Industry intelligence service, A Word About Wind, highlights achievements of Lauren Wheatley as one of the wind industry’s leading female figures Lauren Wheatley, Director of Technical at Natural Power, has achieved the ranking of 68th in the first Women’s Power List, published by wind industry intelligence service, A Word About Wind. The report aims to (More…)


Natural Power appoints Head of Environment in the US

March 2, 2017

In response to growing demand for environmental services, Natural Power has announced the appointment of Christine Sutter as Head of Environment in North America. The addition of Crissy will enable Natural Power USA to expand its range of services available to the renewable power industry in North America. This senior level role is responsible for (More…)


Wind Project O&M and Safety Conference: Lessons learned from the OEM to ISP handover

February 27, 2017

Natural Power’s new Head of Operations and Asset Management in North America, Julius Carter, will present the ‘Handover between OEM and Independent Service Provider – lessons learned’ at the forthcoming AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Conference 2017 which takes place at Paradise Point Resort and Spa, San Diego, from 28th February to 1st March. (More…)


Julius Carter, Head of Operations & Asset Management, North America

February 23, 2017

                    What does your day typically consist of? My day typically consists of reviewing site performance, receiving update calls from the team, and addressing issues that require immediate attention. Planning for future work and making sure the right resources and tools are in the right spot (More…)


Natural Power nominated for prestigious planning industry award

February 10, 2017

Natural Power has been selected as a finalist in two categories, ‘Small Planning Consultancy of the Year’ and ‘Excellence in Planning for the Innovative Delivery of Infrastructure’ at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2017. The RTPI Awards are the most established and respected awards in the UK planning industry. Running (More…)


Natural Power to exhibit at Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit

February 6, 2017

Natural Power will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit which takes place at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California from 7th to 9th February 2017. The event, organised by Infocast, is widely recognised as the leading gathering place for wind industry deal makers. Each year, the industry’s leading developers, investors, (More…)


Natural Power appoints Head of Operations and Asset Management in North America

January 11, 2017

In response to increasing demand for operations and asset management services, Natural Power has announced the appointment of Julius Carter as Head of Operations and Asset Management in North America. The addition of Julius will allow Natural Power USA to expand its footprint beyond the 3GW of North American wind projects for which it is (More…)


Natural Power completes Old Mill Wind Farm

November 28, 2016

Construction of Old Mill Wind Farm in County Monaghan, Ireland, for which Natural Power provided owner’s engineer services has been completed. The wind farm was energised at the beginning of September and has been exporting power since November. The site comprises six GE 2.85-103 turbines with an installed capacity of 17.1MW and is owned by (More…)


Natural Power present at National Wind Wildlife

November 25, 2016

Our Planning and Environment team, represented by Nancy Maclean, David Tidhar and Chris Pendlebury, will be attending the National Wind Wildlife Research Meeting in Broomfield, Colorado from 27th November – 2nd December 2016. Nancy will be providing a talk on the results of the Robin Rigg offshore project on wildlife, the first commercial offshore wind (More…)


Natural Power expands renewable heat team

November 21, 2016

Renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Guy Milligan as Senior Renewable Heat Engineer. Guy joins the business from a developer and operator of biomass district heating networks in Aberdeenshire. Andy Yuill, Senior Biomass Manager at Natural Power, said: “Guy is an important new member of our growing team. Having taken the development (More…)


AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER, 24-26 October, Warwick, Rhode Island

October 21, 2016

As the first US offshore wind farm connects to the grid, Natural Power will be attending AWEA’s Offshore WINDPOWER conference from 25th to 26th October in the Crown Plaza Hotel Providence-Warwick, Warwick, Rhode Island. Nancy McLean, Principal Consultant at Natural Power, will be presenting ‘Lessons learnt in delivering EIA for UK offshore wind: applications for (More…)


Natural Power bolsters global offering with International Director appointment

October 10, 2016

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Pieter D’haen to the newly created role of International Director. This strategic position signals Natural Power’s strong commitment to offer its clients global access to the company’s innovative services and to accelerate its successful international expansion. Pieter joins Natural Power from Rame Energy plc, where (More…)


Renewables Marketplace, 12th – 13th October, Liverpool

October 7, 2016

Natural Power will be attending Renewables Marketplace from 12th – 13th October 2016 at ACC Liverpool, exhibiting at stand 173. This brand new event, which replaces RUK’s previous annual conference and exhibition, is an exclusive, targeted event, focussed on creative networking solutions and access to real-time information and intelligence in the wind and marine industries. (More…)


World’s first consent for kite power technology

October 5, 2016

Renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has secured what is believed to be the world’s first planning consent for a kite power technology test and development site. The application was made on behalf of Kite Power Solutions (KPS) for the test and development site to be located within the MoD West Freugh Range, operated by QinetiQ (More…)


Managing information for total asset management

September 28, 2016

By Neil Douglas, Director of Levelised Cost of Energy at Natural Power As wind farm owners globally and specifically across Europe, face an increasingly competitive future, there is significant pressure to decrease the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) of operational wind energy projects. By making better use of the information and data that is available (More…)


Natural Power takes WindEnergy Hamburg by storm

September 19, 2016

Natural Power is set to attend the world’s leading expo for wind energy, WindEnergy Hamburg, from 27th – 30th September at the Hamburg Messe Exhibition Center, Germany. Exhibiting at stand number 106 in Hall B4.EG, experts from the fields of energy analysis, due diligence, planning and environmental will be on hand to answer any queries. (More…)