Natural Power selected for wind farm

Natural Power has been appointed as the owner’s engineer at the 20.5 MW Sixpenny Wood wind power farm for AES Wind Generation, a subsidiary of the energy company AES Corp (NYSE: AES).

Construction on the wind energy plant is expected to commence in February 2012 and will comprise of 10 REpower 2.05 MW wind turbines. Natural Power will be acting as the Construction Design and Management coordinator on behalf of AES Wind Generation.

Natural Power will be acting as Construction Design and Management co-ordinator on behalf of AES Wind Generation, which involves preparing the Health & Safety File as well as commenting on construction method statements. The consultancy will also deploy a Clerk of Works who will be on site monitoring the on-site progress and quality of the works, as well as reporting on any potential on-site health and safety issues, ensuring all works are carried out in accordance with the planning conditions.

Steve Pears, Director of Construction at Natural Power commented: “We are very pleased to be working with AES Wind Generation within the Owner’s Engineer role. Having previously worked in this capacity for AES on the North Rhins wind farm along with the current construction of Drone Hill, we look forward to continuing this successful working relationship during the construction of Sixpenny Wood.”

Steve Hunter, Project Director at AES added: “We are very happy to be continuing to work with Natural Power on Sixpenny Wood wind farm. This is the third time we have appointed Natural Power as Engineer on our wind farms and we are confident in their ability to manage the project through construction.”