Wind Energy

In Australia, wind power generates nearly a quarter of all the renewable electricity in the National Energy Market. As a leader in onshore wind developments, WSP provides comprehensive solutions across the project life cycle – from feasibility to operations and maintenance. 

From Start to Finish

Our detailed understanding of onshore wind projects stems from working with public and private utilities, generators, contractors, developers, governments and financiers. Around the world, we have been involved in onshore wind developments for more than twenty years.


Services include:

Wind Engineering

  • Wind monitoring system design, procurement and bench testing
  • Wind monitoring system installation and commissioning
  • Data collection and verification
  • Siting studies to minimise uncertainty
  • Wind data analysis, verification and processing
  • Long-term reference data identification and processing 
  • Wind shear modelling and adjustment
  • Wind flow modelling and energy yield assessment (WAsP or CFD) using WindPRO 
  • Layout design and optimisation
  • Turbine technology and suitability assessments
  • Power curve testing
  • Operational wind farm energy assessments


Wind Energy

  • Owner's engineer
  • Independent/Lender's engineer
  • Tender or detailed design
  • WTG and major component technology reviews
  • Review of inputs to the financial models
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Connection Agreements assistance
  • Project risk assessments
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIS) and Development Applications
  • Construction and program management
  • Equator Principles compliance assessments


Our considerable experience in acting as the owner's engineer and independent technical advisor is evidenced in projects across Australia, South Pacific, Asia, Africa, the UK and USA.