ENGIE IT, a division of the global green energy leader, chooses Clarizen to boost efficiency and reduce time spent on manual tasks

Utility firm looks to work management solution to improve business agility and cut costs London, 12 October 2017 – Clarizen, the global leader in collaborative work management software, today announced that ENGIE IT, the IT service centre of the ENGIE group, the world’s leading supplier of energy-efficient services, has chosen its cloud-based platform to help the utility company’s IT teams reduce time wasted on manual tasks, drive efficiency and improve flexibility – all while reducing costs. “Our previous portfolio and project management (PPM) software was costly to maintain and configure,…

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HUBER+SUHNER to highlight latest developments in RF energy technology at SmarterWorld RF Energy Summit

Erding, Germany. 11 October 2017 – HUBER+SUHNER, leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, is set to highlight the latest developments in RF energy technology at the SmarterWorld RF Energy Summit, taking place October 17 in Erding, Germany. At the Summit, attendees will learn about the latest developments of solid state RF energy technology, which promises to change the landscape of many commercial applications such as microwave ovens, plasma lighting, medical, automotive and heating. At the Summit, Hannes Grubinger, Market Manager at HUBER+SUHNER, will give…

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Natural Power names HSEQ lead

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has appointed David Armour as its Head of HSEQ. This wide ranging role includes leading the health, safety, environmental and quality team that provides support and advice to both the company internally and to its clients internationally. David also has responsibility for developing and implementing the HSEQ strategy across Natural Power, maintaining the ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditations and ensuring the organisation carries out its works in a responsible and diligent manner. He said: “Natural Power has a strong reputation…

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Natural Power expands US team

Natural Power’s North American team continues to expand with the appointment of Evan Osler to the role of Business Development Manager. He joins from NRG Systems where he was the Senior Technical Lead for remote sensing products. He is a wind energy expert with professional experience in a range of roles including project development consulting, preconstruction and operational wind and energy assessment, and leading-edge equipment sales and marketing. Evan said: “Natural Power’s technical expertise in renewable energy spans across technologies, the project lifecycle and geographies, and its corporate mission of…

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Severn Trent Water trials Rezatec’s innovative geospatial data analytics to monitor asset risk and detect pipeline leakage

Severn Trent Water trials Rezatec’s innovative geospatial data analytics to monitor asset risk and detect pipeline leakage Harwell, Oxfordshire, 21st September 2017. Severn Trent Water are now trialling Rezatec’s unique and pioneering asset risk monitoring and pipeline leakage detection data products with a view to reducing their costs and improving operational efficiency. The satellite-powered geospatial data analytics provide important insights to support asset maintenance and event management and can facilitate intelligent deployment of ground survey teams for targeted investigation and remediation activities. Using its innovative approach to analysing big data…

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Natural Power selected for DONG turbine inspections

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the UK, Denmark and Germany. Craig Gordon, Global Head of Inspections at Natural Power, said: “As an independent provider, we can offer a cost effective and flexible service when it comes to turbine inspections. Selected for our ability to deliver best practice and operational efficiency, we are delighted to be working with DONG Energy on its international portfolio.” There are 260 wind turbines covered under…

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Natural Power advises Octopus on 149MW portfolio deal

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has advised funds managed by Octopus Investments (“Octopus”) on the acquisition of a 149MW portfolio of four UK-based onshore wind projects. Giles Dearden, Natural Power’s Director of Due Diligence, said: “We’re delighted to have acted as technical advisors for Octopus in the acquisition of this wind farm portfolio.” Chris Gaydon, a director on Octopus’ Energy Investments team, said: “We were very pleased with the speed and professionalism of Natural Power’s support throughout this transaction.” The acquired portfolio includes Blue Energy’s flagship Beinneun…

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Gael planning in Ireland

Natural Power’s Irish office continues to expand with the appointment of Gael Gibson to the role of Principal Planner. A qualified planner with more than 15 years of experience working within the planning system in Ireland and nine years’ experience in relation to the planning and development of the Irish transmission system, Gael joins the Natural Power team in Ireland having also previously worked for several local authorities and the transmission system operator in senior/principal planner roles. She has a strong background in all aspects of feasibility, land use management,…

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Advisory and Analytics department launches at Natural Power

In response to evolving market conditions, Natural Power has launched a new department, ‘Advisory and Analytics’, which brings together the best of its due diligence, market analysis and resource analysis teams. Lauren Wheatley, Director of Advisory and Analytics will provide direction to the team globally. International advisory services will be coordinated by Giles Dearden, Director of Due Diligence with local delivery lead by in regional and subject matter experts. Richard Walls, Chief Operating Director said: “By combining the teams, we will see greater knowledge sharing internally providing a more integrated…

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John Gustafson named CEO of Nexant

Nexant, Inc., a global provider of technology enabled solutions to the Utility and Energy industries, announced today that it has appointed John Gustafson as the company’s new CEO. Mr. Gustafson comes to Nexant from Cognizant Technology Solutions where he served as Vice President and Head of the Utility and Energy Business Unit. He has held similar leadership roles at other leading service and solution providers including Wipro, IBM, and others. Mr. Gustafson is a recognized leader in the Utility and Energy Industry who has consistently delivered transformative growth in previous…

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