Prior to forming Roaring40s, the team gained significant experience in the development of a number of wind farms in New Zealand, Australia and further afield. The Key Experience list below describes the main areas of project development work that the Roaring40s team members managed, or provided direction on. The Additional Experience list below describes a number of other areas that the Roaring40s team have been involved with in a development capacity.
Wind farm layout
Turbine procurement and contract negotiation
Tender documentation preparation
Transmission line route identification and easement acquisition.
The NZ and Australian electricity markets and the drivers behind ‘gentailer’ decision making.
Consultation with iwi and an understanding of matters of importance to tangata whenua.
Operational wind farm knowledge and experience in identifying and facilitating efficiency improvements.
Hydropower investigations including site identification, landowner negotiations, consenting, stakeholder engagement and concept design.
Providing strategic advice on renewable growth portfolio management.