Demand for wind, wave and tidal energy is growing. Intertek offers testing, certification and consulting services to support this renewable energy sector.
Issues such as climate change and security of supply coupled with political and social demand for green energy means that wind, wave and tidal are growing in importance as sources of renewable energy. Technological advances have resulted in increased efficiency in energy production and it has become more economically viable for investors.
The growth of this sector means product development and environmental and regulatory challenges are constantly evolving. Navigating these complex changes requires a trusted partner who can provide the expertise and global reach to allow your renewable energy business to succeed and compete in this thriving market.
Intertek’s diverse range of services supports the key players in renewables, from manufacturers, developers and operators to utility owners, investors and government departments.
Our technical services support you throughout the project life cycle and include feasibility assessment , site investigation, hydrodynamic modelling, environmental modelling, environmental assessment, geo-investigation, metocean, licencing, and operations.
Intertek offers solutions across the entire project lifecycle. Our service offering includes design reviews, component and materials testing, field evaluations and certification of wind turbines. Our consultancy services for offshore and onshore wind farms provide you with technical solutions for the planning, feasibility, design and consent to the construction, operation, asset management and decommissioning.
Tidal and Wave
Harnessing energy from tides has been around since the 1960s and in recent years the potential of this renewable energy source has been utilized even more towards fuller commercialisation. Our consultancy service covers tidal farms, wave energy and tidal lagoons, and we provide the technical capabilities to help with the lifecycle of a development project, from site feasibility assessments, consent delivery and optimising cable routing to operations and maintenance support.
Intertek’s expertise in wind and marine renewable energy, use of cutting-edge technology and collaborative approach allows us to successfully guide you through every aspect of the product and project lifecycle while adhering to the strict environmental and regulatory demands of the renewable energy market.