Forte to Assist CTE Wind Civil Engineering in the Development of a New Concrete Tower Concept
Forte Renewables have been contracted by CTE Wind Civil Engineering to provide expert Project Management Services for the development of a new concrete tower concept. CTE Wind, with a foundation design track record in 41 countries, are seeking to expand their offering to the market after approaches from a number of developers. Forte will use its extensive wind farm engineering know-how gained in 15 countries to date and concrete tower structural design experience to provide expert assistance to CTE Wind in the development of the prototype design.
CTE & Forte Renewables
CTE Wind’s CEO Alexander Martin with Forte Renewables Managing Director Fergal O’Mahony
Forte’s role will include the following:
- Expert Technical Reviews on Methodologies for Design, Erection and Commissioning
- Independent review of CTE’s design calculations
- Management of Certification Process and support with Patent Application
- Support with marketing and commercial activities
- Project management support for preparing the installation of the Prototype
‘We are delighted to be supporting CTE Wind with this exciting project. Having worked alongside CTE on over 10 wind farm development projects in France and internationally we have developed an excellent working relationship which will allow for efficient co-working and short lines of communication. We look forward to ensuring an effective launch of the new CTE concrete tower product. ‘ says Fergal O’Mahony Managing Director Forte Renewables.
‘We have selected Forte Renewables as an external project manager to utilize their extensive Wind Farm Engineering experience and international involvement in wind development projects. Their concrete tower design knowledge and multi-discipline engineering team will ensure we have an expert partner to support us with the development of our innovative concrete tower concept ‘ says Alexander Martin, CEO of CTE Wind.
The signing was done at the recent EWEA exhibition in Paris by Forte’s Director Fergal O’Mahony and CTE Wind’s CEO Alexander Martin. It is anticipated that designs for the first prototype project will be ready in late 2016.