Whiteford Geoservices has established an enviable reputation for providing time-critical engineering solutions to Europe’s leading renewable energy developers.
In particular, our experience of varied terrains is key to the accurate interpretation of onsite conditions for wind energy developers.
All-round renewable service
We offer the following pre and post-planning services for all forms of renewable projects including but not limited to wind, solar, hydroelectric and biomass.
Inspection pits, trial pits and trenches logged to conform to BS5930 : 2015 requirements.
Rotary Drilling and Coring
Cable Percussive boring, sampling and standard penetration testing
Window sampling and limited access Terrier style boring
Dynamic probing: Super Heavy, heavy, DCP, MacIntosh methods
Potential Quarry appraisal or Borrow Pit Selection
Geophysical Seismic Refraction surveys to profile soil layers and profile rockhead
Geophysical Surface Wave studies to determine Ground Stiffness of subsurface soil and rock strata
Geophysical Resistivity Imaging surveys to profile groundwater table and map rockhead variation
Service Location surveys to locate and map buried underground cables, pipes, ferrous and non-ferrous structures, using Ground Penetrating Radar and Electromagentic Conductivity. Production of 2D and 3D CAD compatible plans.
Thermal Resistivity Testing for underground cable installation
Crane Pad Stability / Access Road Stability
Peat Slide Risk Analysis
Turbine Foundation investigation and analysis for pre-warranty assessments
Geotechnical Warranties for structure foundations
Single wind turbines (150kW to 2500kW)
Multiple wind turbine developments
Borrow Pit Selection
Pre-planning geotechnical assessments for proposed wind farms
Pre-construction ground investigations for proposed wind farms
Small scale hydro-electric developments
Solar power schemes (both archaeological and geotechnical inputs)
Combined Heat and Power projects
Biomass projects (in particular hydrology assessment and foundation specification)
Start your Renewable Energy Project with Whiteford
Contact us now for preliminary advice and further information on how we can assist you with your project.