Leading renewable energy consultancy and repair supplier Natural Power has appointed Matthew Filippelli as Principal Engineer and Offshore Services Lead. He might be based mostly in the New York workplace positioned in Saratoga Springs.
Jim Adams, President of Natural Power in North America, mentioned: “The US has a vast offshore wind energy resource, and as this market continues to gather pace, it is important that we prioritize expanding our team and expertise to meet the needs of our clients and the market at large. The US energy sector has a rich skills base, with decades of experience in developing ocean energy infrastructure, and we are delighted to welcome Matt to the team to lead our business in this area.”
Matt joins Natural Power from UL Renewables (previously AWS Truepower) the place he spent the final 16 years, most lately as Director of Offshore Services and Principal Engineer. Since 2003, he has supported the initiation and progress of the US offshore wind trade by means of business advisory companies and various analysis and growth tasks. Outside of North America, he has labored to develop and implement offshore enterprise methods for each new and established markets.
From a technical perspective, his expertise contains wind useful resource and energy yield evaluation; meteorology and ocean (metocean) monitoring, modelling, and evaluation; onshore and offshore wind turbine technology; instrumentation, information acquisition and communications; lidar, floating lidar, and sodar distant sensing; information evaluation, meso-scale and CFD circulate modelling. Matt additionally participates in a number of wind trade working teams associated to offshore wind web site characterization and turbine design, together with the IEC 61400-15 Wind Resource and Site Assessment requirements working group and the AWEA Offshore Wind Technical Advisory Panel.
In addition to his expertise in the offshore wind sector, Matt has additionally supplied bankable technical due diligence and pre-construction renewable energy advisory companies for tasks throughout North America.
Matt earned his Bachelor of Science in 2002 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a twin diploma in Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He is at present working in direction of a Masters in Science in Mechanical Engineering.
On becoming a member of Natural Power, Matt mentioned: “The US wind market has reached a turning point for offshore development. I am excited to work with my new US and global colleagues to help deliver on the enormous potential in state and federal waters. We are well-positioned to help the industry and its stakeholders realize their project development, economic growth, and clean energy deployment goals.”
Natural Power in North America
The staff of skilled wind trade veterans at Natural Power reviewed greater than a 3rd of latest wind property in the USA on behalf of shoppers in 2017 and has continued to broaden throughout the US with places of work in New York and Seattle. The enterprise supplies asset administration companies on extra 5GW of renewable energy tasks, equal to the highest three US wind homeowners by capability (based on AWEA 2015 Market Report figures). Its method to ‘total asset management’ on operational tasks features a vary of companies for homeowners and financiers alike, together with native web site administration and stability of plant companies, superior efficiency engineering evaluation, distant monitoring companies, and operational reporting and evaluation.
About Natural Power
Natural Power is an unbiased consultancy and repair supplier that helps a world consumer base in the efficient supply of a variety of renewable tasks together with onshore wind, solar, renewable warmth, energy storage and offshore applied sciences. It has a world attain, using greater than 365 employees throughout 11 worldwide places of work. Its expertise extends throughout all phases of the project lifecycle from preliminary feasibility, by means of building to operations and all through all levels of the transaction cycle.
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