PRLog - Oct. 1, 2009 - Jennings O’ Donovan consulting engineers and LotusWorks, engineering service providers, today formally launched “WindPM”, a partnership which combines their respective strengths into a strategic alliance that will provide “one stop shop” solutions to the wind energy industry.
WindPM, a commercially focused partnership will deliver a comprehensive suite of services to the wind energy marketplace, from feasibility stage, through construction to operation & maintenance. This WindPM alliance offers Wind farm owners and developers, the opportunity to work with a single provider from the wind farm concept through to final completion and operational stage
In combining Jennings O’ Donovan’s extensive wind energy planning and consulting expertise with LotusWorks significant energy related project and construction management capabilities, this new partnership “WindPM” is well positioned to target wind energy development projects domestically and internationally.
Speaking from the IWEA Conference in a joint statement Conor McCarthy and Tom Cafferkey, the respective Directors of Jennings O’ Donovan and LotusWorks stated ” We believe the comprehensive wind services and expertise offered by WindPM benefits wind farm developers & owners as they can avail of a trusted, commercially focused provider for all their consulting and technical needs as they undertake their wind project”.
Despite the economic downturn the EU wind energy market is experiencing a 1% growth on 2008. The EWEA reported that 8,600 MW of new wind energy capacity will be installed in the EU-27 in 2009, taking the EU’s cumulative installed capacity to 73,535 MW. It is clear that wind energy is the number one choice in efforts to move towards clean renewable power now and into the future. For those developers and owners with plans to design and develop wind farms in 2010, WindPM have a firm focus on realising projects with higher returns, reduced risk and long term operational success.
About Jennings O’ Donovan
Jennings O'Donovan is one of the longest established and most reputable engineering consultancies in Ireland. Established in Sligo in 1950, the firm employs 50 people - comprising professional engineers, technicians, environmental scientists and hydrogeologists. Jennings O'Donovan has been active in the Wind Energy Market in Ireland since 1999 as engineering consultants for numerous completed wind farm projects varying from single wind turbine installations to large scale developments.
Established in 1989 in Ireland, LotusWorks is an international provider of engineering, technical and construction management solutions employing 300 in Ireland and the USA. LotusWorks has assisted in the delivery of over 1000MW of conventional and renewable power since 2004, providing preconstruction, construction and post construction support to energy projects. Our extensive power experience and construction knowledge enables the company to provide solutions that are timely, cost effective, innovative and safe.
Visit our website www.windpm.com
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WindPM encompasses the combined strengths of Jennings O’ Donovan engineering consultants and LotusWorks-engineering and technical service providers. 80 years of successful operational experience is retained by these organisations in service delivery across a range of industries.
WindPM is dedicated to the development and enhancement of renewable wind energy projects in Europe. Our team of experienced personnel assist in the creation, development, engineering, operation and maintenance of wind farms.
We take a partnership approach and it is our policy to move renewable wind energy projects forward in a safe practical manner for the benefit of our clients, the environment, local landscape and indeed the local community.