Asset management contract awarded for Meygen Phase 1a tidal energy project

Atlantis Resources has awarded SgurrEnergy the asset management contract for the 6-MW MeyGen Phase 1a tidal energy project in Pentland Firth, Scotland, according to an announcement from SgurrEnergy.

Information on the amount of the contract is not immediately available from Atlantis Resources, Meygen’s majority owner.

According to SgurrEnergy, the company will act as Meygen’s operations contractor initially providing National Grid Control Point services, with the option for expanding services in the future including remote operational monitoring, and control and reporting for Meygen tidal turbines.

The company will provide the services from its SgurrControlCentre, at its Glasgow-based headquarters, using its SgurrPerformance product to provide analysis and key information for Meygen’s offshore assets.

SgurrEnergy is a renewable energy consultancy that provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and tidal, and hydroelectric projects.

SgurrEnergy has provided technical study for large and small hydroelectric projects throughout the world including the 100-MW Yamula hydroelectric project in Turkey’s Kayseri province and the 100-kW micro-hydroelectric scheme on the Lichenya River in the Mulanje district of the Republic of Malawi.

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Gregory B. Poindexter formerly was an associate editor for HydroWorld.com.

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