Wind Farm Facility Engineering

WSP's team of engineers and professionals have the expertise to ensure your project is developed in a smooth and timely manner, optimizing the required equipment and design of the wind energy project. Through the design of the roads systems, electrical collection system, substations, and transportation studies, WSP provides the full suite of engineering to ensure your project is designed right. WSP experts are also able to provide expertise on the environmental studies, project approvals and authorizations to ensure the project timelines are met.


Services

Facility Engineering and Development

  • Electrical engineering for grid interconnections, including submissions to electric utilities
  • Grid impact assessment and regulatory applications
  • SCADA and controls system design
  • Civil design - access roads, foundations, etc.
  • Preparation of capital cost estimates
  • Preparation of tender documents
  • Project management
  • Retrofits, major repairs management and quality control
  • Financial analysis and economic modelling
  • Project due diligence and third-party review
  • Professional services during construction
  • Commissioning and operational support

Environmental Services

  • Perception studies
  • Visual simulation
  • Noise studies
  • Avifauna surveys
  • Habitat compensation
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Hazardous materials management plans

Approvals and Authorizations

  • Federal environmental assessments (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act)
  • Provincial environmental assessments
  • Municipal approvals - official plans, zoning, site plan
  • Project notifications
  • Permits and approvals