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What’s happening in the world of engineering?

Below you’ll find a series of articles that are pertinent to our company and the engineering industry. If you are interested in Xi submitting an article for publication please contact our Managing Director, Dr Mark Paul Buckingham mp@xiengineering.com

Prediction of Operational Noise from Tidal Turbines for the Assessment of Animal Collision Risk

Dr Brett Marmo, Technical Director at Xi Engineering Consultants will be speaking on day 2 of this year's Renewable UK Wave & Tidal conference. The conference will be held from the 25th to the 26th of February in Edinburgh - just a short walk for Brett from our new offices under Edinburgh Castle!

Xi Engineering Work Recognised by Scottish Renewables judges

A fantastic night at 2014's Scottish Renewables Award dinner and Xi Engineering Consultants are delighted to have won the Scottish Renewables Engineering Excellence Award.

Dr Brett Marmo to guest lecture at the IMechE on the topic of Eskdalemuir

Xi Engineering Consultants Technical Director Dr Brett Marmo will be this year's first guest lecturer at the Edinburgh & South East Area IMechE's lecture program. The event will take place at the Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh and is free to attend. So please come along if you wish to find out more about Eskdalemuir - a name already familier with most in the UK wind industry, and why it's important for Wind Industry and the Mininistry of Defence (MoD).

The Scottish Green Energy Awards Finalist

Xi are pleased to announce being nominated as a finalist for this year's Scottish Green Energy Awards in the category of Engineering Excellence.

Scottish Government publish Xi's report

The Scottish Government have published Xi’s report on the Seismic vibrations produced by wind turbines. This work is a bench mark for the industry and is evidence of the quality of our work. It paves the way from the development of over a GW of onshore power.

Seas of Change for Wind Turbines

Our very own Dr Brett Marmo was interviewed by Alexandra Foley for COMSOL blog on Xi's research of offshore wind turbines and the effect vibrations have on surrounding marine life...

Over 1,000 megawatts of wind energy unlocked

Fergus Ewing: "I’m delighted to see Xi Engineering Consultants Ltd go on to undertake such ground-breaking scientific work in cooperation with the MoD’s own experts.”

Eskdalemuir 'springboard' for UK

RenewableUK has hailed the rethink on development around the Eskdalemuir nuclear test monitoring facility that could unlock up to 1GW as “a springboard for the UK’s wind energy industry to take another step forward”.

MoD drops Eskdalemuir safeguard

ReNews "The Ministry of Defence has withdrawn objections to hundreds of megawatts of proposed wind farms around the Eskdalemuir nuclear test monitoring facility in the south of Scotland."

Contribution to IOA Meeting

Our acoustics Technical Director Samuel Miller recently attended an Institute of Acoustics review...

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