Glacier Energy, an international provider of products, services and engineered solutions for renewable and conventional energy markets has entered into a partnership agreement with Acuity Robotics to implement ground breaking technologies into their wind inspection offering.
The partnership will see Glacier Energy working in collaboration with Acuity Robotics to provide leading edge, safer and cost-effective inspection solutions that determine the integrity of client’s wind turbine blades and towers.
Glacier Energy’s inspection services division has a strong 30-year heritage of providing NDT and Inspection services on the fabrication of monopiles, transition pieces and jackets for global offshore wind farms. More recently, Glacier Energy has built up a strong track record of delivering operations and maintenance projects for in-service wind farms across the UK and Europe.
Business Development Director, Tracie Watson commented on the recent partnership agreements and said: “Since 2021, our renewables team has significantly developed our wind operation and maintenance offering.”
“With the introduction of full rope access capabilities, drones (UAV’s) and now with this exciting partnership with Acuity Robotics, we can offer our clients innovative wind solutions that save both time and money.”
John MacDonald, Renewables Manager said “Acuity Robotics ‘Robot Squirrel’ allows for a more safe, fast and efficient way to inspect surface condition and welds. We now look forward to working collaboratively with Acuity Robotics to help extend the life of our clients’ wind turbines.”
Jason Liu, CTO and Co-Founder at Acuity Robotics commented “We are delighted that a leading company in the renewables sector sees the value that our robotic inspection solutions can bring. We look forward to working with Glacier Energy to deliver these innovative and business critical solutions to the wind sector.”