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Wave and tidal energy

SgurrEnergy is one of the few consultancies in the world to possess extensive working knowledge of the intricacies of marine energy and we know that understanding the harsh marine environment is key to the development of your wave and tidal project.

Having been involved in cutting-edge marine energy projects around the world, SgurrEnergy’s wave and tidal team has a wealth of experience to drive your project to success.  We have worked alongside key players within the marine energy industry including Scottish Power, AWS Ocean Energy, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Power, Pelamis Wave Power, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Voith Hydro Wavegen Limited.

SgurrEnergy provides a comprehensive range of marine and tidal services covering all stages of the project lifecycle, from site selection and appraisal to operations and maintenance.  We offer a bespoke package based on the following area of expertise:

In addition to our dedicated wave and tidal team, we can call on the in-house expertise of over 180 highly qualified consultants and engineers to supplement additional skills in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, underwater noise, control and instrumentation,  health and safety, operation and maintenance, geographical information systems, and project management.

Energy yield assessment

In addition to the services listed above, one of SgurrEnergy’s key skills lies in the understanding of the marine environment from an energy yield perspective.  We offer a comprehensive energy yield assessment package which includes:

  • Assessment of the marine energy resource
  • Site selection criteria
  • Advice on appropriate data collection methods based on character of the resource
  • Independent advice on data measurement device deployment
  • Power performance assessment

For further details on the work we have carried out within the wave and tidal industry, view our case studies or download our wave and tidal brochure.

For more information on our wave and tidal services, contact us.

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SgurrEnergy’s specialists have consistently identified and addressed project risks and have been instrumental in driving the project forward to financial close
Neal Detert
Project manager
Clean Energy LLC
SgurrEnergy has been working closely with Moray Offshore Renewables, playing a fundamental role throughout the concept engineering process. Their expertise was indispensable in defining strategies and costs for our O&M work package. Against a very ambitious timescale their support and flexibility was essential in maintaining our decision making process.
Guilherme Mello Portugal
Civil and mechanical manager
EDP Renewables
As an engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy has provided Cape Wind with a broad range of high quality technical support for the last two years. The work is consistently professional and timely. SgurrEnergy utilises a very effective combination of a local office for immediate support with backing from a much larger multifaceted organisation to fulfil a wide range of assignments on the Cape Wind project.
Craig Olmsted
Vice president- projects
EMI Energy
SgurrEnergy has provided a wide range of technical and environmental services in the development of the Salkhit project. We were delighted with the expertise made available to us and with the quality of work undertaken on our project. SgurrEnergy’s specialists have consistently identified and addressed project risks and have been instrumental in driving the project forward to financial close.
Neal Detert
Project manager
Clean Energy LLC
SgurrEnergy worked closely with UniCredit to identify critical issues and develop solutions to ensure all concerns of the banks were properly addressed. With the project under construction, the Sgurr team was very responsive to ensure that the analysis on the latest available information was provided to the banks. We thank all members of the SgurrEnergy team for significantly contributing to the success of the Lincs project.
Amit Dewan
Managing director
UniCredit Bank AG
As the first wind farm project in Mongolia, the Salkhit wind farm represents a true landmark for Mongolia, and the birth of a vibrant renewable power industry in the country. The SgurrEnergy team has been instrumental in realising this project, providing professional and timely support from feasibility to due diligence and technical project management. We have relied greatly on the SgurrEnergy team’s experience and they have delivered.
Neal Detert
Project manager
Clean Energy LLC
We have been impressed with SgurrEnergy’s service. They delivered great consultancy services within budget and to tight timescales for our Callian project, assisting us with our energy yield predictions for landmark solar PV transactions. I would not hesitate to recommend their strong solar team and consultancy services
Nadim Nehmé
Technical director
SgurrEnergy and WindMW worked closely together in identifying critical issues early and developing solutions in a quick and professional manner. That close cooperation not only produced a better project but it also enabled WindMW to close the financing in time to achieve the 2013 in-service date. We thank all members of the SgurrEnergy team for significantly contributing to the success of the Meerwind project.
Peter Giller
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