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Daniel Taylor

Engineering/Technical Coordinator

Edinburgh, UK

Skills

Windfarm Asset Performance

GIS mapping

Wind Analysis

Project Management

About

An innovative, competent and professional individual, I have two years experience in the technical assessment of wind farm sites during the development process. I am WAsP accredited and am experienced using WAsP, WindPRO, Windfarmer, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, ROTORsoft, Photoshop, Microstation and MS Office. My goal is to enable environmentally, financially and technically superior renewable energy generation assets to be built and operated.

Education

University of East London

MSc Renewable Energy , MSc Renewable Energy

January 2011 - January 2011

University of Plymouth

FdSc Electrical Engineering , FdSc Electrical Engineering

June 2009 - June 2009

Leighton Park School

June 2004 - June 2004

Experience

Engineering/Technical Coordinator

PNE Wind UK Ltd , Edinburgh

February 2011 - October 2012

Responsible for the technical assessment of wind farm sites during the development process. In particular new site feasibility assessments, GIS mapping, economic appraisal, wind measurement campaigns, preparing planning applications, coordinating the assessment of grid connections and access routes.

Constraints Analysis
Energy Yield Assessment
Planning Applications
Praktikant

PNE Wind AG , Cuxhaven, Germany

September 2010 - December 2010

Researched wind farm performance, maintenance optimisation and the case for condition monitoring in onshore wind farms (MSc thesis) as well as UK project development.

Obtaining/Processing Data
Interviewing
UK Project Development
Praktikant

Energiequelle , Bremen, Germany

July 2009 - August 2009

3 weeks in a German work environment where I worked on project feasibility studies, grid connection contracts, environmental impact assessments and planning applications. I attended local government planning meetings and a community presentation, as well as inspecting turbines and learning about wind farm operation and management.

EIA
Wind Turbine Inspection
Grid Connection Contracts
Intern

Arup , London

August 2008 - September 2008

I was involved with PV array design, wind turbine project development, as well as carrying out carbon footprint research on online analysis tools and compiling a report on future renewable energy technologies.

PV Array Design
Carbon Footprint Analysis
Wind Turbine Project Development
Intern

Beco Solar , Totnes, Devon

July 2008 - August 2008

Produced quotations, analysed prospective sites, designed PV systems, and was involved with testing, faultfinding, and installation.

PV Array Installation
Testing/Faultfinding
Issuing Quotations

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

Gym

Cafeteria

N/A

Commute

Relocate

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