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. 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.

Trusted

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.

Specialist

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

Approachable

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  

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.

Life as a placement engineer at Empire Engineering

Life as a placement engineer at Empire Engineering

The importance of bringing new talent to offshore wind is a well known priority. Here at Empire Engineering, we've made a concerted effort to play our part. As part of our hiring strategy we have welcomed both senior and junior engineers to the team in recent months....

Exploring Wake Losses in Offshore Wind

Exploring Wake Losses in Offshore Wind

By Saurabh Gunecha. Introduction With growing awareness about the environmental impact of carbon intensive energy generation, renewables have been gaining growing focus from governments and developers all over the world. Wind and Solar are the two major promising...

Empire Engineering Team days 2023  

Empire Engineering Team days 2023  

By Karl Davis In a few days from now it will be half time for 2023. At Empire Engineering, the year has seen a lot of action with several new faces joining and our numbers have grown to record levels. We’ve opened offices in Nantes, moved to bigger premises in Bristol...

Wave forces on large structures in offshore wind

Wave forces on large structures in offshore wind

The offshore wind turbine industry is developing larger wind turbines, and we need larger foundations to accommodate them in the oceans.
Floating offshore wind turbines will play a remarkable role in the future of the wind industry.

Read our Guide to Offshore Foundations

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

Read our Guide to Offshore Foundations

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