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From optimisation of a Scottish wind farm to the installation of met masts in Malawi- keep up to date with what SgurrEnergy has been working on across the global renewable energy industry in our news section below.

Technical due diligence | SgurrOptimiser | Onshore wind | Improve output

SgurrEnergy supports JP Morgan

February 27, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, recently supported JP Morgan Asset Management as technical and commercial adviser on the acquisition of the Terra Firma UK onshore wind farm
portfolio.

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Health and safety | Credentials | Offshore wind

SgurrEnergy’s Garry Campbell joins world’s leading professional health and safety body

February 24, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, bolstered its credentials when one of its employees was invited to join the world’s leading professional health and safety body.

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Dubai | UAE | MENA region

SgurrEnergy expands its reach across the Middle East and North Africa

February 7, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has expanded its reach across the Middle East and North Africa with the appointment of Stewart MacPherson as regional manager.

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National Grid Control Point | Asset management | Tidal energy

SgurrEnergy secures MeyGen asset management contract

January 31, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been awarded the asset management contract for Phase 1a of MeyGen’s tidal energy project for four 1.5MW tidal turbines in the Ness of Quoys located in Caithness, Scotland.

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Wind Energy

Floating offshore wind | Scotland | Technical advisor

SgurrEnergy advises on investment in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

January 19, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, acted as technical advisor for the investment in Hywind floating offshore wind farm.  Located off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it is the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind farm.

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24/7 monitoring | National Grid Control Point | Asset management

SgurrEnergy officially unveils its state-of-the-art control centre

November 30, 2016

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, officially opened its newly upgraded state-of-the-art control centre at its Glasgow headquarters today.

The SgurrControlCentre is a technical support hub which provides the company’s global client base with an all-encompassing asset management service. The occasion was marked with the unveiling of a plaque by Scotland’s Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse.

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Shams Ma'an solar PV plant

Solar PV | Jordan | Technical due diligence | Construction monitoring

Jordan’s largest solar PV plant commissioned with SgurrEnergy support

November 3, 2016

Leading renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy, provided technical due diligence for one of Jordan’s largest solar PV plants, Shams Ma’an, which was commissioned in September 2016.

The Wood Group business provided a suite of services to the project lenders including technical design review, evaluation of the EPC and O&M contracts, construction support and performance test monitoring, paving the way for the project to be energised.

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Hong Hong | China | APAC | Asia

SgurrEnergy establishes base in Hong Kong

November 1, 2016

SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group business, has expanded its operations in Asia, opening an office in Hong Kong this month.

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SgurrControl | Individual blade control | Research and development | Reduce blade fatigue

SgurrControl validates solution to extend wind turbine life

September 29, 2016

SgurrControl has completed the two-year testing and validation of its patented Advanced Turbine Load Alleviation System (ATLAS), proving that the groundbreaking solution significantly extends the lifespan of wind turbines by reducing blade and drive train loads.

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Offshore wind developments, UK

Due diligence | Construction monitoring | Operational monitoring | Lenders' technical advisor

SgurrEnergy secures 12 year construction and operational monitoring role for Merkur offshore wind farm

August 24, 2016

SgurrEnergy has secured the construction and operational monitoring contract for 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, for which the new financing structure was put in place this month.

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