Power Generation

WSP offers a range of services for geothermal, wind and hydro-power generation.

We provide planning, consenting and engineering services to electricity generation companies.

Our extensive experience and skills have been developed from involvement in many of New Zealand's most significant power projects. WSP Opus has particular strengths and experience in geothermal energy, wind energy and hydropower, working for all the major electricity generation companies.

We have supported the renewable energy sector for some time, including working on the maintenance and construction of geothermal plants and providing technical design and engineering development and commissioning.

Our power generation services include:

  • Assessment of environmental effects
  • Resource consent applications
  • Land acquisition
  • Geotechnical investigations and engineering
  • Civil and structural engineering
  • Seismic engineering
  • Project management
  • Asset management
  • Plant operations
  • Facility management

Power Distribution

WSP services the energy transmission and distribution sectors in Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

Our geographical coverage, expertise and people make us the ideal partners for the industry.

WSP provides many services to the energy transmission and distribution sector. In New Zealand, we work with Transpower and some of the largest lines companies, including PowerCo, Vector and Orion.

Managing an ageing overhead utility network cost effectively and in the context of changing regulatory requirements demands excellent asset management practice. Managing these vital assets well minimises maintenance and maximise services.

Related services include:

  • Survey and visualisation
  • Mechanical line design
  • Pipeline design
  • Pipeline modelling
  • Property and land acquisition
  • Environmental planning
  • Design manuals and guidance
  • Geotechnical investigations and engineering
  • Civil and structural engineering
  • Asset disposal
  • Facility management
  • Asset management
  • Project management
  • GIS systems