Infinis, a UK leading renewable energy generator, has awarded Star Net Geomatics with a national framework agreement for the provision of Geospatial Survey services to its entire landfill gas (LFG) UK sites portfolio. This contract includes topographic, setting out and laser surveys for all its LFG portfolio and also supplying services for its onshore wind and hydro portfolio (a total of 140 operating onshore wind, hydro and LFG plants). As part of this agreement, Star Net Geomatics will also provide a bespoke Star Net (www.starnetisite.com), an online asset management facility which will host all data collected during the survey allowing Infinis’ Engineers and site operatives to access and manage site information at any time and from anywhere in the country.
Duane Longthorn, Procurement Manager, says: “Our thorough and extensive tender process demonstrated that Star Net not only met our expectations but exceeded them with a pro-active and innovating offer including management and control of a database to ensure our information is accessible, central and live. I look forward to developing our relationship into a true partnership that delivers a quality, reliable and cost effective process which provides added value for both parties.”
Douglas Brown, CEO of Star Net Geomatics, states: “I am delighted that our long-term relationship with Infinis, combined with our extensive Geospatial expertise and innovative development within this field, has led to this significant award. This project will provide valuable support at a time when Infinis needs an innovative asset management tool to integrate all of its current sites into a comprehensive data system. I am sure the outcome of this project will prove a successful partnership between the two companies and I look forward to working with the Infinis Team.”
In the year to 31 March 2010 the Infinis (www.infinis.com) group of companies produced approximately 10% of the UK’s renewable power. It operates a growing portfolio of 140 onshore wind, hydro and LFG plants across the UK, with a total generating capacity of 534MW, and employs approximately 390 people.
Star Net Geomatics Ltd (www.starnetgeomatics.com) is a UK-based company that provides a wide range of surveying, inspection and design services worldwide. Star Net’s Geomatics department has been working for over 10 years on Renewables projects and has Framework Agreement currently in place with major consultant and developers in the UK such as Scottish and Southern Energy to provide Geospatial Survey services.
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