Onshore Wind | Solar PV | Offshore Wind

Configuration / Layout Assessments

  • Site Surveys Review
  • Climatic Conditions Review
  • Cadastral Limitations Review
  • WTG Concept Layout/Spacing Feasibility
  • OEMs specifications review
  • PV Concept Arrangement Feasibility
  • BOP Concept Layout Feasibility
  • Offsite Works Feasibility

Forte Value: Our process combines detailed desk study and on-site review to ensure accuracy and completeness of the assessment.

Technology Review

  • Wind: Shortlisted Turbine Models
  • Wind: Transformer Concepts
  • Wind: MV/HV Main Components 
  • Wind: SCADA Systems Concepts
  • Offshore Wind: Offshore Substation Concepts
  • Offshore Wind: Foundation Structures Concepts
  • Offshore Wind: Logistics Concepts
  • Solar PV: Modules, Inverters and Trackers

Forte Value: Our lead technology experts have over 20 years experience in wind and solar technology and are up-to-date with the latest technology advances and market trends.

Resource / Energy Yield Assessments

  • Wind Site data: topography, roughness and forestry
  • Wind: Shear analysis, Wake losses, Secondary losses
  • Solar PV: topography, Albedo, Soiling, Temperature
  • Solar PV: Extreme Wind Loads, Erosion, Degradation, Humidity
  • Wind/solar data, Long-term correction
  • Wind/solar Uncertainties
  • PV Estimate Losses (Soiling, Mismatch, etc.)
  • Sensitivities for different scenarios (P50, P75, P90).
  • Feasibility of the net electrical energy

Forte Value: Our technical experts and partners specialise in the review and preparation of energy-yield assessments of Wind Farms and Solar PV Plants.

Land Lease and Cadastral Review

  • Zoning Plans analysis
  • Consented Plots coverage versus project layouts
  • Plot mapping Digitisation risk analysis
  • Gap Analysis of each Land Lease Agreements
  • Technical Review Land Lease Agreement
  • Temporary Works Requirements
  • Land Lease-Related Risks and Opportunities
  • Services interferences detailed review

Forte Value: We understand the highest risks associated with  the obtainment of the required land parcels and of the access required to undertake the Works. We provide our clients with essential advice and work in tandem with legal advisors to mitigate this risk. 

Grid Connection Feasibility Analysis

  • Review of connection feasibility studies
  • Review of correspondence with Connection provider
  • Review of national grid development strategies
  • Techncial solution feasibility
  • Timeline feasibility analysis
  • Connection options cost benefit analysis
  • Review of connection application documents

Forte Value: Our team of grid connection experts have extensive experience in working with and for grid utilities and an in-depth understanding of the connection and licensing processes, requirements, and risks.

Permitting Feasibility Analysis

  • Gap Analysis, Risk Assessment of Permit applications
  • Feasibility of permitting completion schedule
  • Operational restrictions assessment
  • EGS best practice assessment
  • Health and Safety, security implications
  • Environmental Constraints, Risks 
  • Aggregated Limitations assessment
  • Preliminary CAPEX/OPEX implications
  • Benchmarking versus international best practice

Forte Value: Our expert team can guide you through the complicated permitting risk assessment process, ensuring no step is missed and all terms and constraints are understood.

Site Inspections

  • Topographical/physical constraints and Risks Analysis
  • Review of existing utilities infrastructure
  • Check for cadastral anomolies and risks 
  • Land Use review
  • Cable route constructability and Risk Analysis
  • Grid connection Point assessment
  • Analysis of possible access routes and strategies
  • Access Road constrains and Risk Analysis

Forte Value: Our team of grid connection experts have extensive experience in working with and for grid utilities and an in-depth understanding of the connection and licensing processes, requirements, and risks.

Market Analysis/Country Risk

  • Review of Political Climate regarding renewable energy
  • Existing Laws affecting Renewable Energy Assessment
  • Opinion of potential future Laws impacting RE
  • Bankability of RE projects in particular market
  • Trend analysis (short term, long term)
  • Government commitments and targets relating to RE 
  • Summary of established contractors, developers
  • Opinion on the impact of competing industries
  • Existing support schemes overview/assessment

Forte Value: using our in-depth knowledge of the local market we provide clients with latest national data/patterns to guide them in  their risk analysis for entering into new markets. 

Track Record

Case Studies

Glogow WF (TDD-A) - Poland


Żukowice district, South-East Poland

DeveloperEDP Renewables


Supplier TBC – 5 WTG – 24 MW


110/30kV WF Sub – HV Line- DSO 110kV Substation


Permit application in 2022 (to be confirmed)


Development Review

Zoning Plans, Land lease Agreements, Environmental Impact

Technical Analysis and Feasibility
  • Route Survey and Access Risk Assessment
  • WTG Location Analysis and Micrositing
  • Preliminary BOP Design
Financial Feasibility

CAPEX cost estimates for proposed

Piotrków Kujawski WF (TDD-B) - Poland


Kujawy – Pomerania voivodship, Northern Poland


Nordex– 7*N117 (x3.5MW) H120 – 25 MW


110/30kV WF Sub – 150m HV line – DSO 110kV Sub


FID Achieved in November 2020, COD in May 2022


Development ReviewBuilding Permits
Environment Decisions
Zoning Cadastral Check
Technical Analysis and FeasibilityGrid Connection Agreement Review
Financial FeasibilityCapex Evaluation
ERG 2020

Shantavny WF (TDD-C) - N. Ireland

LocationGarvaghy, Co. Tyrone
DeveloperBrookfield Renewable
WTG Details7 x Enercon E70
Capacity / COD14 MW
StatusCOD Achieved in 2017 


Design Review CAT III (FDN)
Construction Checks
Due Diligence Reporting
Executed Construction QA

BVDR WFs (TDD-D) - The Netherlands

LocationNoord Holland, The Netherlands
DeveloperEurus Energy Europe 
WTG Details13 x Vestas V90 2.0, 2 x Enercon E70
Capacity / COD33 MW
StatusCOD Achieved in 2017


Constriction/Operation Contracts Review

Evaluation of foundation issues in operational Wind Turbines

As-built documentation/operational documents review
Determining severity of damages in order to make warranty claim
Asset management measures identification