DNV GL leads floating wind mission.

DNV GL leads floating wind mission.

DNV GL has teamed up with 14 global partners to develop recommended practice for the analysis and testing of floating offshore wind turbines. The certification outfit said the burgeoning industry does not yet have a recognised and robust set of standards. DNV GL said standardisation is a “key milestone” to guide industry towards reliability. “Guidance […]

Atkins secures water assets contract with Welsh Water .

Atkins secures water assets contract with Welsh Water .

Atkins has been appointed by Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water to provide consultancy services to help maintain a safe and reliable drinking water supply for 1.4m homes and businesses across Wales and parts of western England. The £3m framework contract, which runs from July 2016 until 2019, will see Atkins deliver an array of technical services […]

Atkins to design offshore wind jacket substructures of Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.

Atkins to design offshore wind jacket substructures of Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.

Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has appointed Atkins to carry out the detailed design of the jacket substructure and foundations for the 588MW Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) development in the outer Moray Firth, UK, as part of SHL’s EPCI contract with developer BOWL (a partnership of SSE Renewables, SDIC Power, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners). Andy […]

‘Friends of Floating Offshore Wind’ join forces.

‘Friends of Floating Offshore Wind’ join forces.

10 technology developers and associations have founded ‘Friends of Floating Offshore Wind’ to promote the interests of floating offshore wind in Scotland and the UK and to help create favourable conditions for the further development of the sector in these areas. The group, comprising Pilot Offshore Renewables, Hexicon, RES Offshore, IDEOL, Floating Power Plant, Glosten PelaStar, Principle Power Inc, Atkins, ACS Cobra and GICON, […]