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Renewables

In recent years the renewable energy market has undergone rapid and continued expansion with the wind sector experiencing widespread growth. Wind farm design and construction requires specific skill, particularly in the area of geotechnical design. GDG is well placed to provide optimum solutions for both onshore and offshore wind energy projects. Through its involvement with cutting edge research, focus on design optimisation and in-situ monitoring of wind turbine foundations GDG is in a prime position to offer the most efficient and reliable foundation solutions for each site.In addition, the company has completed innovative foundation design for both wave and tidal energydemonstration projects. This unique experience places GDG in an ideal position to provide geotechnical advice and consultancy services to the renewable energy sector.

GDG HAS COMPREHENSIVE EXPERIENCE OF:

  • Offshore Wind Farm Concept Design
  • Design of Offshore Monopile Foundations
  • Design of Jacket/Tripod Piles
  • Design of Tension Anchors
  • Design of Offshore Site Investigations
  • Soil Profiling and Parameter Interpretation
  • Gravity Base Stability Assessment
  • Instrumentation, Monitoring and Interpretation
  • Wave Energy Converter Foundations Design
  • Onshore Wind Farm Foundations Engineering Design
  • Wind Farm Civils Design
  • Earthworks Design