Niels Peyre, MSc
Senior Renewable Energy Consultant, Wood
BiographyNiels Peyre is a French national, Senior Renewable Energy Consultant for Wood’s analysis team, based in Paris. He comes from an international and diverse background, having worked in New Zealand, the USA, the United Kingdom and France for engineering projects including wind farms and solar plants. He has been a renewable production analyst for more than five years for La Compagnie du Vent, Engie group, a French wind farm developer, DNV GL, a major energy consultant and SgurrEnergy, now part of Wood. He has studied wind measurements, production data, historical performance and availability to carry out long term energy yield assessments, technical due diligence and operational diagnoses for more than two gigawatts of assets for developers, operators, owners, lenders and investors. He has also been involved in delivering market analyses and the development of innovative services, such as wind farm optimisation and drone-based inspections. He is a drone pilot certified by the French civil aviation authority and is in charge of the aerial support to Wood’s renewable energy activities in France; including topographical modelling and thermographic analysis.
- Resource assessment - part 3
How drones can improve topography inspections, terrain modelling and energy yield assessment