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A year of sharing knowledge about offshore wind O&M

The first two operational offshore wind turbines in the UK started up TWENTY YEARS ago….that’s TWENTY YEARS that we have been learning about offshore wind O&M. Over this time the way we operate and maintain offshore wind farms has developed and we aim to share with you the lessons learnt, challenges faced and what we think the future holds….so watch this space over the coming weeks for new posts and insights.

A new look for Generating Better

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It is approaching two years since Generating Better was created and to celebrate we are proud to share our new logo and website with you.  The website is clearer to follow and makes accessing our news stories easier – plus we have introduced a new Links section to help you to find your way to the most useful information on offshore wind operations and maintenance.  We hope you enjoy the new site – let us have any feedback at

Generating Better is getting even better!

Ed Wood Pic 2Sally Shenton and Edward Wood are delighted to announce they will be collaborating to provide services to the Offshore Wind sector.  Ed will be working in Association with Generating Better Limited, supporting the business as it continues to grow its Operations & Maintenance consultancy for Offshore Wind Farms.

Edward Wood is an experienced windfarm Operations Manager and has a wide range of technical, commercial and financial skills.  Coupled with extensive project management experience, a strong record of successful delivery and excellent communication skills, Ed is ideally equipped to assist Generating Better with its offshore wind projects.

Ed has worked in the energy sector for 8 years and has direct hands-on experience of building and leading operational teams working as Centrica’s Production Manager overseeing its UK Offshore Windfarms, and as part of E.ON Climate and Renewables Scroby Sand’s Management team delivering a robust end of warranty strategy.

“The support that Generating Better offers is rooted in hands-on experience of operating renewable power plants in the real world.  We offer a unique service which is focused on maximising the performance of offshore windfarms at all stages of a project lifecycle.  Ed is very experienced and works by putting himself in the shoes of our clients – this means that Generating Better can offer its unique real-world focus to a wider range of owners, developers, suppliers and investors which I am delighted about” says Sally Shenton, founder and Director of Generating Better.

Generating Better supports operational windfarms and also provides advice, analysis and work package delivery to owners and investors developing new projects. Generating Better offers a range of services including:

  • O&M Concept development & strategy
  • Performance improvement project
  • Risk Management
  • Standards, procedures & compliance
  • Pre-operational planning & mobilisation
  • Handover and operational readiness support
  • Warranty & defect management advice
  • End of warranty planning

Generating Better is also working with offshore windfarm suppliers and service providers to help them develop, grow and improve and to contribute to a robust performance focused supply chain in the Operations & Maintenance phase.

Contact:  Sally Shenton :

Contact: Edward Wood:

Generating Better is now up and running

logo1I am delighted that Generating Better is now up and running and has today launched its website.

I am proud to be supporting Operations & Maintenance in the renewable energy sector as this is key to ensuring that projects make it off the drawing board and into the real operational world successfully by maximising output, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and providing the best possible return for investors.  So if you’d like to talk through your ideas to Generate Better then please get in touch.