Our expertise in wind energy has been carefully honed over 25 years across five continents. Our unique combination of skills is supported by a wide global network. This helps us to provide the professionalism expected of a large-scale international professional services firm while bringing the level of personal attention and local knowledge to make our clients’ projects a success.
Offshore and Onshore Wind
WSP offers independent, technology-neutral advice and has the experience and expertise to bring offshore projects to life, and to connect them to the appropriate onshore infrastructure.
Specialist Offshore Engineering, Environmental and Program Management Advice
Our multidisciplinary offshore team can support projects from initial concept to completion and beyond. Our expertise covers investment appraisal, due diligence, site constraints, resource assessment, preliminary design, supply chain appraisal, stakeholder engagement, marine ecological survey, layout and foundation design, geotechnical and geophysical survey, design certification, verification, and health and safety. Acting as the client’s engineer, we have the technical expertise to take them through to the operations and maintenance phase of projects.
We have a long track record supporting wind developers, utility companies, funders and investors throughout the project life cycle.
From Due Diligence to EIA and Engineering Design
Our specialist project managers, designers, engineers and environment consultants provide a range of services supporting onshore wind projects from consenting to cost-benefit analysis, design to procurement, project management and operation. Our services span technical and environmental due diligence, wind mapping and resource evaluations, grid connection services, EIAs and associated technical studies, transport planning, noise monitoring, geotechnical engineering of turbine foundation, civil, mechanical and electrical engineering design and supervision, expert witness, and more.
We offer a One-stop Service Approach
- Project planning and feasibility studies
- Online data management (WindServerTM)
- Bankable energy assessment
- GIS analysis and mapping
- Environmental assessment and permitting
- Noise and shadow flicker studies
- Photo simulation services
- Interconnection studies
- Geotechnical investigations
Engineering and Construction Management
- Detailed engineering
- Owner’s engineer services
- Construction management (EPCM)
- Commissioning, testing and start-up
- Decommissioning and re-powering
Operations and Performance Assessment
- Power performance testing
- Condition and performance assessment
- Engineering and design
- Post-construction environmental services
- Risk and safety analysis
Due Diligence Services
- Technical due diligence
- Independent engineer services
- Portfolio analysis
- Wind integration studies
- Expert witness services