Offshore wind

Offshore wind farm

SgurrEnergy has amassed a wealth of offshore wind knowledge over the past 10 years including key issues such as wind turbine design, marinisation and access for maintenance. Our highly responsive wind energy team can provide a bespoke package based on the following core areas of expertise:

  • Site identification and constraints mapping
  • Feasibility studies
  • Grid connection assessments and negotiations
  • Contract negotiations for WTG supply and maintenance
  • Preparation of employer’s requirements and technical specifications
  • Contract reviews
  • Marine numerical modelling, including resource assessment and uncertainty analysis
  • SgurrEnergy is one of only two consultancies recognised as an offshore wind lender’s engineer
  • Technical and financial due diligence for project or technology investors
  • WTG reviews
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Noise analysis and impact assessment
  • Data acquisition and analysis
  • Energy yield assessment
  • Lidar remote sensing wind monitoring
  • Availability and accessibility analysis
  • Capital and operating cost reviews
  • Programme and contingency sum analysis
  • Detailed interface analysis
  • Grid code compliance review

SgurrEnergy is technical advisor for a large number of offshore finance wind transactions in the UK, Netherlands and Germany. Our assignments include acting as lender’s advisor to some of the largest and most complex offshore wind project finance deals to date, including Global Tech I and Lincs offshore wind farm.

As owner’s engineer on high profile projects such as the Cape Wind development in the US, our team is currently involved in a large number of concept studies, feasibility studies and cost bench marking studies for a number of UK and European developments.

Further experience includes successful negotiation of turbine supply and maintenance agreements, including post-warranty agreements and supplying offshore met masts and Galion Lidar wind mapping solutions.

For more information on our offshore capabilities, view our offshore wind projects or download our offshore brochure.