Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has appointed Antoine Borraccino (PhD) as Offshore Analytics Lead.
Based in Natural Power’s Nantes office in France, Antoine, who has a background in analysis, will support client projects globally, as well as providing specialist training and guidance to the internal team of analysts throughout Europe and the US.
Keith Burns, commercial director at Natural Power, said: “This new role is integral to our business as we continue to develop our offshore capabilities and find new growth opportunities. Offshore wind plays a crucial role in achieving renewable energy targets and will enable many countries to continue decarbonising their power infrastructure in a cost-effective way. We are supporting clients with wind projects across the globe and so must evolve our team to fully grasp this opportunity.”
Antoine has a degree in Engineering from Grenoble Institute of Technology-Ense3, France, and a PhD from DTU Techincal University of Denmark in remotely measuring the wind using turbine-mounted lidars and applying this to performance testing. He said: “Natural Power has a strong reputation in the renewable energy industry, and the opportunity offshore wind has at a global level is a very exciting prospect. The challenges and diversity of the sector are fascinating, and I’m looking forward to a busy and productive future here.”
Natural Power’s offshore renewables experience spans more than 16 countries, 100 projects, 40GW and 6,591 turbines covering offshore wind, floating offshore wind, wave and tidal technologies and interconnectors, including feasibility, pre-construction and operational projects.
Drawing upon the skills and experience of more than 400 employees, with in-house experts on grid, offshore ecology, environmental compliance, human use considerations, ground conditions and planning legislation, Natural Power works seamlessly to provide a comprehensive range of expert services to developers and investors alike. The global advisory and analytics team delivers analytical services that cover all stages of a project from feasibility and development through to operations and re-powering. Using finance grade energy yield and health assessments, Natural Power is always looking for ways to improve clients’ assets performance. Find out more here https://www.naturalpower.com/sector/offshore-renewables/
About Natural Power
Natural Power is an independent consultancy and service provider that supports a global client base in the effective delivery of a wide range of renewable projects including onshore wind, solar, renewable heat, energy storage and offshore technologies. It has a global reach, employing more than 400 staff across 12 international offices. Its experience extends across all phases of the project lifecycle from initial feasibility, through construction to operations and throughout all stages of the transaction cycle.
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