Natural Power recruits Energy Manager to support clients’ carbon targets

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has appointed Duncan Wren in the role of Energy Manager. This new role has been created in response to the growing demand from clients in the built environment to help with lowering their carbon emissions.  Euan Hutchison, Associate Technical Director (Planning), said: “Working with our teams of technical specialists, Duncan will provide clients with a route map to net zero, considering appropriate low carbon heat and power technologies, drawing on our knowledge and expertise across the project lifecycle, enabling our clients…

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Rezatec launches deployment to monitor water pollution around Lake Maumelle for Central Arkansas Water

Harwell, Oxfordshire, 10 September 2019 – Central Arkansas Water, a metropolitan water utility system located in Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA has partnered with Rezatec, a world leading data analytics company, to conduct a deployment to identify and monitor sources of contaminants entering one of its primary drinking water sources, Lake Maumelle. Lake Maumelle is a 13.9 square mile man-made reservoir that provides approximately 65 percent of all drinking water to the Arkansas state capital city of Little Rock, and the surrounding area with a population of 450,000 people. The reservoir’s…

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Fred.Olsen Renewables raise more than £16k with Three Peaks Challenge

Fred.Olsen Renewables, with the help of Natural Power, SeaRoc and ZX Lidars, has raised a total of £16,078 for the Marine Conservation Society, Scottish Mountain Rescue and Mountain Rescue England and Wales by completing the Three Peaks Challenge. A team made up of 27 employees from all four companies took park in the challenge scaling Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England, and Snowdon in Wales. Finley Becks-Phelps, development manager at Fred.Olsen Renewables, said: “Originally, it was just an idea for Fred.Olsen Renewables to do the challenge as a…

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Controllis launches Smart48 Hybrid Power Unit for mobile and off-grid site power back-up

Integrated solution slashes fuel use, adds renewable energy and increases site reliability Leading hybrid power systems specialist Controllis has launched the Smart48-Hybrid Power Unit (HPU) which allows mobile and telecoms operators to increase their network reliability and significantly reduce their fuel costs and carbon footprint. There are millions of mobile tower and telecoms sites deployed globally. Powered by a combination of mains (where available) or generators (when there is no mains), sites can benefit from additional back-up power from battery and renewable energy sources. The Controllis solution allows operators to…

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Natural Power expands commercial team with focus on emerging markets

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, continues to expand its commercial team in 2019 with some key appointments. Keith Burns began as Commercial Director earlier in the year and has now been joined by David Tidhar who moved from the planning and environment team to take up the new role, Head of Emerging Markets. Keith’s role has been focusing on the wider commercial operations of the business by leading the team in business development, tendering and marketing to support the next stage of its growth journey. Emerging…

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Natural Power advises on Cubico’s £272m refinancing of 200 MW UK portfolio

Natural Power advises on Cubico’s £272m refinancing of 200 MW UK portfolio Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as technical advisor to London headquartered Cubico Sustainable Investments (“Cubico”) for the refinancing of its UK renewables portfolio which is comprised of 17 onshore wind farms and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Natural Power carried out technical due diligence services on all 17 operational wind and solar farms across the UK, including an assessment of the projects’ long-term energy production and the benefits gained from a geographically and…

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Centrica Equips Its Engineers With 7500 Panasonic Rugged Tablets

Providing its service and repair engineers with improved ways of working and communication to enhance customer service BRACKNELL, UK. 6th December 2018 – Centrica, the leading energy and services company operating brands such as British Gas and Dyno, has rolled out 7,500 Panasonic FZ-G1 rugged tablets to its team of UK engineers to improve working methods and ultimately to enhance its customer service. For the past eight years the company’s engineers have been using the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 rugged notebooks as their main technology tool for job scheduling, maintenance, viewing…

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Aspect Enterprise Solutions Wins Energy Risk Asia “CTRM Software House of The Year” Award

SINGAPORE — November 23, 2018: ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities and treasury management, announced its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the cloud CTRM solution, Aspect, has accepted the top CTRM software award last night at the prestigious annual Energy Risk Asia Awards dinner in Singapore. The awards recognize excellence across Asian energy and commodities markets, and are decided by a panel of Energy Risk editorial experts. Aspect was chosen among all industry software firms for its innovation and client success. Among the reasons…

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Wind and Solar Power Forecasting Innovation

Natural Power sponsor PhD in Power Forecasting Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, is to collaborate with the University of Strathclyde and The Data Lab to jointly sponsor Rosemary Tawn for a PhD in Short-Term Wind and Solar Power Forecasting. The three and half year PhD will focus on improving power forecasting for renewable energy assets, and it is anticipated that work on upgrading Natural Power’s forecasting system will begin in 2019. Callum McLean, Head of Innovation and Data at Natural Power said: “Forecasting is a key service…

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Natural Power’s Head of Solar and Energy Storage Appointed

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed Shawn Shaw to the role Head of Solar and Energy Storage. Based in the Saratoga Springs, New York office, Shawn will be responsible for leading and growing Natural Power’s robust solar and energy storage business lines focused on due diligence, technical advisory, and independent consulting to financiers, investors, project developers, and government agencies across the world. Shawn joins from The Cadmus Group where he was Principal in charge of the firm’s multimillion-dollar distributed energy resources (DER) practice area. During his…

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