Every project needs a strong foundation

Empire is an engineering consultancy supporting the offshore wind industry with advice, insight and technical know-how.

Building a sustainable future


Empire works in renewable energy because of the technical challenges it presents to us as engineers, and the benefits it offers to humankind.

Renewable energy is the cornerstone of creating a sustainable future. It’s exciting and rewarding – but forging this new path ahead comes with challenges.

Empire can help: quickly and safely. Whether your project needs structural analysis, concept design or hands-on support.


How we can help

Long-term consultancy or hands-on help, our services cover a full range of needs for wind energy projects.


Sometimes, an engineering project needs a little extra horsepower. We can deploy one of our world class engineers quickly, reliably and safely, wherever help is needed.


Empire is at the cutting edge of engineering design. Specifically, we deliver early stage designs of Monopile, Jacket and Gravity Base Foundations.

Specialist Engineering

Independent expert advice when you need it. Whether it’s evaluating early stage opportunities, rethinking design choices or overcoming an immediate challenge.

Emergency Response

Emergency incidents can involve risks to the integrity of the foundation structure and turbine. This may lead to significant business interruption.

Floating wind

Empire offers engineering services for floating wind including independent technical advisory, engineering management, structural and mooring design and advanced analyses.  


Why Empire?

Engineering is complex – but our values are simple and they’re at the heart of what Empire does.


Our clients have entrusted us to deliver over 100 projects spanning more than a decade. We value being trusted partners and take our responsibility seriously.


We are not generalists. Empire’s sole focus is the offshore renewable energy sector. When the project requires specialist knowledge, our engineers deliver.


We field a team of brilliant engineers, who are also excellent people to work with. Our expert team is here to help, to share knowledge and provide clear explanations.

Why Empire?

Engineering is complex – but our values are simple and they’re at the heart of what Empire does.

Our Team  


We’ve been doing this a while, and Empire’s success is built on our clients’ trust.


Empire’s sole focus is the off-shore wind energy sector. When only the best will do, our specialist engineers will deliver.


Fast and pragmatic – but never reckless: Empire is on-call and ready when you need our help.

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Packed full of knowledge about the technical developments and challenges facing our industry in both fixed bottom and floating offshore wind.

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