Vekta Group is pleased to announce collaboration with Strathclyde University

Vekta Group has joined forces with senior lecturer David McMillan at Strathclyde University in order to collaborate on a graduate 4th year project.  The project will run from now until May 2021 and will involve the design and testing of transmission system models for offshore wind farms.  We are very excited to be working with […]

Vekta Group joins ORE Catapult ELECTRODE working group

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Vekta Group is pleased to announce that our Director Charles Balderston will be joining the newly formed ORE Catapult ELECTRODE working group.  The working group will provide insight and validate the methodologies already collated by ORE Catapult, and work as our review process to initiate the best process for industry approved methodologies and trends.  The […]

Vekta Group is pleased to welcome Angela Montacute who is joining as an Independant Board Advisor

Angela is a seasoned Senior Executive with over 30 years of experience in the financial and professional services industries. As Chief Operating Officer had global responsibility across 30 countries for IT, Marketing, Digital, Operations, Data Intelligence and Innovation Specialising in business and digital transformation and supporting sustainable and ethical brands Angela now runs her own […]

Vekta Group is pleased to welcome Ian Johnson who is joining as Associate Consultant

Ian is an experienced and versatile Project Manager with 29 years of project experience in the energy sector including 19 years in the development, construction, management and steering of more than a dozen offshore wind projects (over 5GW capacity). He has experience from proposal stage, through financial close to handover to operations of complex multi-contract […]

Vekta Group is pleased to welcome Tom Charlesworth who is joining as Associate Consultant

Tom is an experienced Chartered Accountant with demonstrated experience in debt financing, acquisitions, valuation, development and financial modelling. A commercially focused self-starter with strong drive and enthusiasm for value and investment, Tom has worked on over 16GW of power generation projects across a broad range of technologies across Europe, primarily focused on the UK. Most […]

Climate Emergency as 2019 is the 2nd hottest year on record

With the previous decade being the hottest on record for the last 150 years and 2019 being the second hottest year ever recorded its more critical than ever that we all respond to the #climateemergency.  The UK MET office is predicting that 2020 will yet again break temperature records. Furthermore the Global Economic Forum’s global […]

Brussels unveils €1 trillion European Green Deal

In a historic move the EU aims to have the Green Deal enshrined in law with the first European ‘Climate Law’ by March 2020, which it says will set out the conditions for transition, provide predictability for investors, and ensure the transition to carbon neutrality is irreversible. The plan to make the EU carbon neutral […]

Rise of next generation turbines bring opportunity and challenge

Next generation wind turbines are driving a step change in MW capacity with innovation being at the forefront of these machines.  The 12MW GE Halliade-X prototype recently hit the significant first power milestone but Siemens Gamesa are hot on the heels of GE as work has started on erecting the 11MW protoype at the Osterild […]