Norconsult - New Member
Established in New Zealand in 2016, Norconsult New Zealand Limited (Norconsult NZ) is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy based in Grafton, Auckland. A wholly owned subsidiary company of Norconsult AS of Norway, (Norway's largest and one of the leading multidisciplinary consultancy firms in the Nordic region) our focus is on hydropower, dams and water resources projects.
Throughout New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region Norconsult NZ is active in all parts of the value chain of hydropower; from the overall master plan for water resources, to design and development of the most technically demanding hydropower and dam projects. With access to the most up-to-date computerised planning and design, Norconsult NZ is in a unique position to handle diverse and complex challenges in the hydropower and dam sectors. Our experience range covers small to large power generation (100kW to >2,000MW) over a wide range of head (14m to >600m net head) and including pumped storage hydropower, as well as dam and reservoir engineering services for Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC), CVC Dam, Concrete Faced Rock Fill Dams (CFRD), Earthen Dams, Rock Fill Dams and appurtenant structures.
We offer a broad range of services in key areas for planning and design:
- Hydropower planning
- Hydrology, hydraulic modelling & Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
- Civil/structural engineering including Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
- Mechanical/electrical engineering
- Dams and waterways
- Comprehensive Dam Safety Reviews
- Turbines / pumps and generators
- Hydraulic gates
- Rock engineering & engineering geology
- Tunnelling & underground works
- Pumped Storage Hydro Schemes
- Power transmission systems
- Operations & maintenance advice
- Peer review & technical advisory
- Safeguards consulting
- Power management consulting
- Project economic & financial analysis
Norconsult has major branch and project offices throughout the world and we pride ourselves on effectively distributing knowledge across organisational, geographical and disciplinary boundaries, yet understanding the importance of localisation. Subsidiary, local and project based offices are currently located in Sweden, Denmark, Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Chile, Laos, Nepal, Peru, The Philippines, Malaysia, New Zealand and Thailand. In addition, the company has ongoing or recently completed hydropower assignments in Albania, Colombia, Indonesia, Georgia, Guyana, Myanmar, Tajikistan, Turkey, and the United States.
Operating in Norway since the 1920's, Norconsult’s history serves to underscore that hydropower engineering and development has always been a cornerstone of our business and development. The design of high-head in-rock hydropower schemes including dam engineering, underground waterways (tunnels) and power plants in caverns or above ground are some of Norconsult's oldest and major fields of activity. We pride ourselves on having contributed our skills and knowledge on some of the most significant hydropower and dam schemes in various corners of the world.