AES Wind Generation: Sixpenny Wood wind farm
Leading international renewable energy consultancy group Natural Power has been appointed as Owner’s Engineer at Sixpenny Wood wind farm for AES Wind Generation, a subsidiary of the energy company AES Corporation. Construction on the farm, located in East Riding of Yorkshire, is expected to commence in February 2012 and will comprise of 10 REpower 2.05MW turbines.
Natural Power will be acting as Construction Design and Management co-ordinator on behalf of AES Wind Generation, which involves preparing the Health & Safety File as well as commenting on construction method statements. The consultancy will also deploy a Clerk of Works who will be on site monitoring the on-site progress and quality of the works, as well as reporting on any potential on-site health and safety issues, ensuring all works are carried out in accordance with the planning conditions.
Steve Pears, Director of Construction at Natural Power commented: “We are very pleased to be working with AES Wind Generation within the Owner’s Engineer role. Having previously worked in this capacity for AES on the North Rhins wind farm along with the current construction of Drone Hill, we look forward to continuing this successful working relationship during the construction of Sixpenny Wood.”
Steve Hunter, Project Director at AES added: “We are very happy to be continuing to work with Natural Power on Sixpenny Wood wind farm. This is the third time we have appointed Natural Power as Engineer on our wind farms and we are confident in their ability to manage the project through construction.”
About Natural Power
Natural Power provides Practical Consulting, Management Services and Product Innovations across the wind, wave, tidal and biomass arena. Employing over 250 people worldwide, the company has worked on more than 25GW of client projects across Europe and the Americas, whilst also providing extensive due diligence services on portfolios and projects on behalf of major lenders, investors and financial institutions. The group includes offshore experts SeaRoc, the Turkish based consultancy re-consult, and has offices across the UK, France, Turkey, Chile and the US. See www.naturalpower.com for more information.
About AES Wind Generation
AES Wind Generation is a subsidiary of the AES Corporation, one of the world’s largest power companies. It has over 2,000 MW (gross) of wind capacity in operation or under construction globally. AES Wind Generation has a strong presence in Europe, including the UK, France, Poland and Bulgaria with 316MW (gross) in operation or construction, and a development pipeline of over 1500MW across its European portfolio. For more information please visit www.aes.com
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