We help clients across all sectors unlock opportunities to meet the rising demand for power, maintain secure and reliable energy supplies, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and deliver future energy schemes to help create a sustainable world. We provide our expertise to governments, utility and energy companies, energy developers, contractors and manufacturers.

Energy is critical to modern society. From heating our homes to operating our businesses, to lighting our roads, anything we use and consume embodies energy. At WSP, we facilitate the process of generating energy from its source to our communities in a safe, sustainable and efficient manner.

How we source, process and use energy, including accessibility to affordable and clean energy, is a topic of growing importance today. At WSP, we consider all potential contributions to sustainability, using our extensive knowledge in assessing energy sources, energy management, and potential challenges of connecting generation resources to the electrical grid.

As an established and active player in the Energy Sector, we provide a one-stop approach comprising a complete range of multidisciplinary engineering services, project management and energy environmental solutions. However complex or large the project, our experts possess the skills and latest tools to achieve optimal results.

With over 200 Energy professionals from coast to coast, we have successfully delivered over a thousand projects in all corners of the world to our institutional and private sector clients. Our proven track record and comprehensive portfolio truly make us the energy experts of choice.


Renewable Energy and Cleaner Technologies

Onshore and offshore wind energy, solar energy, thermal and bioenergy, and hydropower play leading roles in the renewable power sources of the future. We collaborate with clients to develop alternatives to diminishing fossil fuels and to combat the dangers of climate change. We have a diverse portfolio of renewable energy projects where we have helped identify, establish, and minimize risks for our clients. In South Africa’s Kalahari Desert, we managed the Environmental Impact Assessment for their fast-tracked first concentrated solar power project and demonstrated our strategic ability and flexibility by altering the original approach upon realization that results could not be delivered in the required timeframe. We are committed to a sustainable future and offer our clients complete and tailored solutions for all aspects of their projects, be they large-scale energy plants, smaller on-site facilities, or retrofitting and efficiency programs.

We advise clients throughout the project lifecycle – from pre-feasibility right through to design, operation and maintenance and onto decommissioning. Our involvement begins with feasibility studies, providing advice on technical, financial, emission, and environmental issues, to engineering design and energy simulations during the construction phase. We also provide long-term operational management support services.


Power Generation and Distribution

Our experience runs from traditional power generation technologies, through to emerging renewable technologies and their associated systems. We offer services in the power generation and distribution of energy from water, sun, wind, biomass, soil, compost, waste, and various types of surplus energy. Our dedicated energy specialists in turn can rely on our international network of civil and structural engineers, process engineering specialists, environmental, and climate change consultants. Our water and hydropower specialists understand the connection between power and water, and are able to provide solutions specific to the needs of the power industry. From water supply for steam and cooling to the disposal of effluent, we offer cost-effective solutions to optimize our clients’ power generation operations.

Our services include:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Project Resource Assessments
  • Technology Evaluations
  • Preliminary, Front-End, and Detailed Engineering
  • Advanced Energy Simulations
  • Owner’s Engineer
  • Third-Party Due Diligence
  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM)
  • Construction Supervision
  • Environmental Assessments and Permitting
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Efficiency Audits and Assessments
  • Technology/Innovative/Catalytic Procurement of New Energy-Efficient Products and Building Components
  • Energy Policy Design and Evaluations
  • Energy Scenario Analysis
  • Socio-Economic and Business Economic Analysis
  • Project Simulations/Visualization
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Asset Maintenance, Management, and Optimization
  • Regulatory Strategy, Economics, and Analysis
  • Independent Engineer and/or Independent Technical Advisor
  • Water Management
    • Groundwater Monitoring
    • Injection Well Design and Construction
    • Numerical Modelling
    • Site Selection and Characterization
    • Turnkey Solutions
    • Water Disposal and Reuse Solutions
    • Water Resource Monitoring Technologies and Services
    • Water Supply Exploration, Design, Construction, and Operation.

We bring the skills, scale, and financial backing that you expect of a large professional services firm, together with the level of personal attention, innovation, and entrepreneurship you expect at a small consultancy. We understand what success looks like in our clients’ eyes and work closely from strategy to implementation to ensure your desired outcomes are achieved.