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Energy Analyst - Wind Energy

Energy Analyst - Wind Energy

  • Location

    Cork

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Mariah Hifzulrehman

  • Contact email:

    mariah@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    MHLI-2O

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-21

  • Consultant:

    Mariah Hifzulrehman

My client is a global, leading developer. They are a world leader in wind energy and are growing substantially.

 

They are currently looking for an Energy Analyst; the main purpose of this role is to provide high quality technical expert input. They are searching for an experienced wind analyst, with a strong knowledge and experience within resource assessment, energy assessment, yield assessment methodologies. The role mainly focuses on the Irish and UK market.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Producing pre-construction quality energy analysis estimates, which includes data processing and quality checking, wind farm layout optimisation, wind flow and wake modelling, estimation of energy losses, uncertainty analysis and reporting results.
  • Designing site-specific measurement campaigns for wind; this includes overseeing the data collection and reporting of site measurements data from the meteorological masts and LIDAR units.
  • Liaising with consultants and contractors to ensure compliance with relevant HSSE policies and procedures.
  • Developing tools and systems to perform analysis of wind data and operational performance data’ using these methods to improve asset performance and reporting.
  • Communicating site-specific energy production and site condition risks to relevant project teams.
  • Managing and reviewing third-party energy production and site condition reports.
  • Performing technical due diligence for the potential acquisition of projects
  • Liaising with wind turbine suppliers
  • Conducting detailed reviews of the performance and pre-construction energy production and modelling

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years of practical experience in a pre-construction wind analysis assessment role ideal
  • Experienced in using:
  • Windographer, WAsP, WindPro and WindFarmer
  • Meteodyn or other CFD wind flow models is an advantage
  • PVsyst or other solar resource assessment software is an advantage
  • GIS software applications
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Physics/ Atmospheric Science/ Mathematics or equivalent
  • Highly analytical
  • Experienced in data mining and programing languages such as VBA, Python or R is highly desirable.