GL Garrad Hassan to provide Celtic Array Met Mast

Classification Societies, Energy, Underwater Shipping — By on November 22, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Fino 2 reserch platform

Hamburg/Germany, 22 November 2012 – Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational aids and full suite of measurement equipment.

“We’re delighted to be delivering to this high profile Round 3 project and having the opportunity to use what our Measnet-accredited measurement group has learnt over the past decade from working in the challenging offshore environment in the Irish Sea, North Sea, Baltic and Canada. It’s only by learning from that experience that we can bring to the industry improved standards of quality, safety and cost reduction, ” said Colin Morgan, GL Garrad Hassan Senior Vice President and Head of Offshore Wind Practice.
Image: GL Garrad Hassan has been responsible for the management of the Fino 2 offshore wind research platform in the Baltic Sea since 2010.
About GL Garrad Hassan
GL Garrad Hassan is the world’s largest renewable energy consultancy and a recognized technical authority. The company provides independent technical and engineering services, products and training courses to the onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and tidal sectors. Global clients include renewable energy developers, investors and lenders, manufacturers, construction firms, owner/operators, insurers and large-scale utility firms.
GL Garrad Hassan has more than 30 years experience and has provided consulting services on thousands of renewable projects. The company has a rich heritage borne of the integration of specialist companies that, united, form the renewable energy consulting division of the GL Group. GL Garrad Hassan is a consulting company and has no equity stake in any device or project. This rule of operation is central to its philosophy and sets it apart from competitors.

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