We have experience of a range of renewable power projects, including hydropower, biogas and waste to generate heat and electricity. Through innovative design we influence the reduction of carbon emissions to provide the most sustainable solution available. The majority of the work we carry out has a direct impact on reducing our clients’ carbon footprint, with the incorporation of renewable energy, lean design techniques and continual design innovation at the forefront.
We were the designers of the UK's first large scale ( 2Mw ) anaerobic crop digestion plant at Stoke Bardolph .
Examples of case studies below
AMRC Wind Farm, Sheffield Bachy Soletanche Pile Fatigue Analysis GHA Livigunn were employed by Bachy Soletanche to provide pile fatigue analysis for 2 wind turbines proposed for the new Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Knowledge Transfer Centre at the University of Sheffield. The first has been erected and is shown in the photograph. The Powerwind 56 turbine is the first of its kind to be installed in the UK. The turbine includes advanced design features and has a more
Stoke Bardolph WwTW Biogas Plant Interserve / Severn Trent £15m 20 months Civil Engineering The Stoke Bardolph project involved the construction of a 2 Mw Energy Crop Digestion and CHP Plant on land adjacent to Stoke Bardolph Sewage Works in Nottingham. The purpose of the project was to provide power generation from bio solids which are used as an agro fertilizer to grow maize. The plant comprises 10,000m2 of silage clamps, milling and fermentation followed by digestion with the more
Hellrigg Wind Farm Bachy Soletanche £500,000 piling contract 10 weeks Pile Fatigue Analysis Bachy Soletanche, were appointed by the main contractor Hanson Contracting to build the foundations for the Hellrigg Wind Farm in a remote location near the Solway Firth between Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway. The project involves the piling for four large (396ft) wind turbines with a total generating capacity of 10MW. The piles were constructed in unstable ground and as such each base more
Douglas Water Hydro Scheme Pierse Contracting Ltd / RWE NPower £2.5m ECC Option A 23 months Civil & Structural Engineering, Architectural Detailing, Flood Risk Assessment, Hydraulic Design 3MW hydro-electric power station located in the mountains above Inverary, Scotland. The scheme consists of 2 reinforced concrete intake weirs connected to a Powerhouse Building by a 2.4km long pipeline. This was designated as 1200mm diameter ductile iron reducing to 1000DN diameter more
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