The Wood Group has been awarded a GBP 17 million management contract to fabricate, install, commission, operate and maintain two weather monitoring stations off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast.
The project will be handled by the Wood Group Kenny Business Unit that will include SqurrEnergy. SqurrEnergy will manage the supply, installation and commissioning of the full instrumentation, power and ancillary topside monitoring equipment using Carl C lattice met masts. Fabrication and offshore installation management of the monopile structure to support the equipment platform and met mast will be undertaken by Wood Group Kenny. Manufacture of the meteorological (met) masts will start in November 2012 and installation in the East Anglia Offshore Wind Zone is planned for summer 2013.