Our world-class expertise lies in assessing the commercial and technological risks of projects and advising developers, owners, and lenders throughout the development, construction, and operation of the plant.
Our teams combine engineers, planners, financial analysts, and safety specialists as well as atmospheric and wind modelers and environmental specialists. This enables us to provide a seamless service to our government, utility, developer, investor, municipality, and financier clients.
In the complex area of electrical interconnections we have over 15 years’ experience in the design and assessment of offshore electrical systems in the North Sea and other regions.
We have been at the forefront in the assessment of turbine technology on behalf of investors. Recent projects in this area have included an assessment of an offshore turbine manufacturer’s technology and commercial approaches and project prospects for a potential buyer.
In the area of lenders' advisory work, we lead the field, having been the lenders’ technical advisor for the first two offshore wind farms to be project financed prior to commercial operation.
At Mott MacDonald, we have established a comprehensive skill base to provide all services to the wind generation sector for onshore and offshore wind development projects. In particular, we can look at the whole or part project unit operations:
- Onshore wind: turbines technology generation, power collection systems, grid connection issues
- Offshore wind
- Turbines technology generation
- Power collection systems (onshore and offshore)
- Grid connection issues (onshore and offshore).
This experience has been built up by working with equipment suppliers, lenders, and government and project developers.
Mott MacDonald’s integrated service covers all technical, commercial, regulatory, environmental and social aspects of both offshore wind and onshore wind projects, as well as the following:
- Civil engineering services
- Energy yield analysis
- Environmental and social management services
- Offshore engineering
- Onshore and offshore wind resource assessment
- Wind farm electrical systems design and optimization
Clients gain a detailed understanding of generation, transmission, and distribution technologies, and benefit from our financial and environmental skills.