Power and renewables

Jacobs and DNV GL partner to deliver offshore wind projects

Offshore wind business development

Both companies are leaders in providing engineering and environmental services to the offshore wind sector

DALLAS, United States – 16 October 2018 -Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) and DNV GL have formed a business development teaming agreement to collaborate in the offshore wind sector and advance the industry through their combined best-in-practice science and technology. Together the two companies offer complementary capabilities and solutions that address the planning, permitting, design, construction, operation and decommissioning needs for offshore wind energy projects.

“When you consider the two companies, our capabilities dovetail perfectly to provide project developers in the offshore wind industry a complete array of services through all stages of the project,” said DNV GL Executive Vice President Energy North America Richard S. Barnes. “This is especially important for the US offshore wind industry based on our expectations of new build offshore wind farms in the coming years.” 

Both companies are leaders in providing engineering and environmental services to the offshore wind sector, and have consulted with project developers, equipment, and installation providers since the initiation of offshore wind projects in the US. 

“Working with DNV GL, we streamline critical permitting and project development efforts, and sustain environmental and engineering alignment throughout the project life-cycle,” said Jacobs Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Environmental Solutions Jan Walstrom. “The aim of our collaboration is to enhance our clients’ capital efficiency.”

Jacobs offshore wind capabilities include environmental assessment, planning and permitting. Jacobs supplies the full range of environmental services to meet the offshore wind industry’s needs, including regulatory knowledge, project management experience and technical expertise to successfully deliver required documents for federal, state, and local government approvals. 

DNV GL brings 45 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas industry and 30 years in offshore wind engineering. DNV GL provides services that span project development, including feasibility, side characterization, energy assessment, technical due diligence, engineering, project management, testing and asset management optimization. 

About DNV GL
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