Wind energy

Wind energy production constitutes over 2.5% of total worldwide electricity usage and is growing rapidly at more than 25% per annum. A key advantage of wind power is that it is a renewable source of power with close to zero emissions and limited impact on the environment.

Onshore wind turbines in Norway

Contacts

Ben Wysome

Ben Wysome

Head of Wind & Towers Department UK

Since Ramboll developed the first wind turbines in 1986 we have rapidly expanded our involvement in wind energy projects all over the world.

As well as being undisputed leader in the offshore wind sector, involved in over 65% of global projects, Ramboll also works extensively on onshore wind projects.

Wind energy expertise in all project stages

With our international, multidisciplinary and wind energy specific competencies, we are a full-range service provider in wind energy projects, and Ramboll offers comprehensive expert services for the different project stages  from early feasibility, business case and impact assessment studies to planning, engineering, implementation, commissioning and the subsequent operation & maintenance.

Ramboll can effectively manage the entire project or contribute with our expertise in different sub-projects according to our customer’s need. We provide a “one-stop-shop” consultancy with global knowledge centres, but with a network of offices and resources to serve our clients locally.

Read more about our offshore wind services.

Read more about our onshore wind services.

Projects

Neuadd-goch Bank wind farm environmental impact assessment

We acted as lead consultant in the preparation of an environmental impact assessment for the proposed Neuadd-goch Bank wind farm, based on a 12-turbine layout, to be located north of Newtown in mid Wales. Key aspects considered included visual impacts, noise and local ecology. Transport issues also needed to be addressed, as the local authority was concerned about the cumulative impact of the various wind farms in Powys.

Mynydd Portref wind farm environmental impact assessment

On a site adjacent to the existing Taff Ely wind farm in south Wales, a new 11-turbine complex at Mynydd Portref was developed for Tegni Cymry Cyf, though it has now changed ownership. Ramboll's specialists undertook an environmental impact assessment for the project, covering such areas as nature conservation, cultural heritage, archaeology, landscape, noise, electromagnetic effects, and various other impacts.

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