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Wind Farm Data Management and Analysis Forum, Hamburg

October 17, 2017

Natural Power’s Market Analysis Manager, Jeff Bryan, will be speaking at the Wind Farm Data Management and Analysis Forum in Germany this week. His presentation ‘Using data to improve O&M efficiency and drive down the LCOE’ will take place on 18th October at 09.25 hours in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg. Natural Power’s advisory and (More…)

 


Creating an unparalleled O&M service provider

October 9, 2017

Four well-known renewable firms have joined forces to create an unparalleled operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider for offshore wind farm operations. The Fred. Olsen related companies – led by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and with Global Wind Service, Natural Power and ZephIR Lidar – have come together to offer the full range of their specialist (More…)

 


Andy Yuill to chair Bioenergy Insight 2017

October 4, 2017

Natural Power’s Senior Renewable Heat Manager, Andy Yuill, will be chairing this year’s Bioenergy Insight conference and exhibition on 4th and 5th October at the Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh. The conference will be hosting more than 30 talks from industry experts, discussing the trends that will shape bioenergy plans for 2018, from financing bioenergy projects, (More…)

 


Natural Power names HSEQ lead

September 29, 2017

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has appointed David Armour as its Head of HSEQ. This wide-ranging role includes leading the health, safety, environmental and quality team that provides support and advice to both the company internally and to its clients internationally. David also has responsibility for developing and implementing the HSEQ strategy (More…)

 


Natural Power expands US team

September 25, 2017

Natural Power’s North American team continues to expand with the appointment of Evan Osler to the role of Business Development Manager. He joins from NRG Systems where he was the Senior Technical Lead for remote sensing products. He is a wind energy expert with professional experience in a range of roles including project development consulting, (More…)

 


The Transition to Independent Service Provider – Natural Power Features at Quo Vadis

September 21, 2017

Natural Power will be attending the exclusive Quo Vadis Conference for wind farm owners and O&M providers in Kensington, London, on 28th September 2017. Developing, owning and operating renewable energy projects throughout the lifecycle to decommissioning, is a key goal of Fred. Olsen Renewables. Having extensively utilised the manufacturers’ warranty period and extended service agreements (More…)

 


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…)