EMPIRE ENGINEERING

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

WHO WE ARE

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.

SERVICES

How we can help

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

Project Delivery

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.

Concept Design

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 and at any project stage. Whether it’s evaluating early stage opportunities, rethinking design choices or overcoming an immediate challenge.

Why Empire?

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

Trusted

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

Specialist

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

Responsive

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

Why Empire?

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

Our Team  

Trusted

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

Specialist

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

Responsive

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

Webinar on demand: How deep can the Monopile go?

Webinar on demand: How deep can the Monopile go?

By Karl Davis.   On Friday 31 July we ran the second in our series of Tech sessions under our Foundation Ex brand. This time we turned our attention the humble Monopile and tackled the thorny question of just how deep can the Monopile go. I was joined by my...

Webinar on demand: How deep can the Monopile go?

Foundation Ex: tech sessions webinar 31 July

Later this week, we will be running the second in our series of tech sessions webinars. Morten Tobias Lind, Technical Director at COWI, will join as expert guest speaker. The live webinar will look back at the journey from traditional foundations right up to the current situation and how things look for the future.

Foundation Ex postponed to 2021

Foundation Ex postponed to 2021

By Karl Davis.    In October 2019, the Empire team welcomed over a 100 people to Bristol for our first ever Foundation Ex conference. A one day (and two evening) discussion and celebration of all things technical in offshore wind.  Last week as a team we took the...

Webinar on demand: An introduction to floating offshore wind.

Webinar on demand: An introduction to floating offshore wind.

By Aaron Zigeng Du and Eric Paya. On Friday 26 June, we ran our first ever live broadcast. The hot topic for the discussion was offshore wind foundations. Two of our expert team members, Aaron Zigeng Du and Eric Paya took time out from their busy schedules to deliver...

Foundation Design Certification:  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Foundation Design Certification: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By Karl Davis.    The word Certified has lots of positive connotations, it conjures feelings of confidence, trust and strength.  Independent Certification of a design by the likes of DNV-GL, Lloyds Register, Bureau Veritas, TUV, ABS or ClassNK and similarly...