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Floating Solar PVs Engineering Services

Markets ⁄ Renewables

Floating Solar Engineering Consultants

ABL Group company Innosea is a pioneer in the development of floating solar PV (photovoltaic) farms, offering a comprehensive package of front end engineering, design and advisory services to support innovation and construction of this growing technology.


floating solar projects



990 MWp

floating solar capacity

Our Floating Solar Engineering Expertise

The Group has successfully evolved its service offering and in-house capabilities at pace with the rapidly developing floating solar PV market, and has been invited to join four multinational Research & Development (‘R&D’) projects: 

  • INTERREG North-West Europe – Marine Energy Alliance 
  • Trust-PV
  • BOOST Project
  • DNVGL Floating Solar JIP 

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    Floating PV Services

    Combining our technical excellence in the engineering and design of marine renewable energy sources, with the wider Group’s long-term legacy in de-risking marine operations, ABL Group is perfectly placed to provide comprehensive technical support on floating solar farms in all types of locations: reservoirs, quarry lakes, open water etc. 

    Core floating solar services include: 

    • Owners’ Engineering 
    • Engineering & Design 
    • Expertise & Numerical Modelling of dynamic behaviour under wind and wave loads

    We work closely with renewable teams across the Group and Longitude Engineering to provide market-leading support at every stage of a floating solar PV farm’s life-cycle – from early concept and planning, through to operations and maintenance:

    Floating Solar PV Farms Design 

    • Management & Supervision
    • Control room
    • Production optimisation
    • Annual Energy Production
    • Logistics design 

    Planning & Permitting 

    • Concept Development Pre-FEED
    • Environmental Monitoring & Impact Assessment 
    • Navigation Risk Assessments in support of EIA
    • Human Impact Assessment

    Site Conditions 

    • Site Selection and layout 
    • GHI, wind and wave, current, soil survey
    • Annual energy production 
    • Developer and/or financier support
    • FEED

    Floating Solar PV Farms Construction 


    • Suitability review 
    • Selection and interaction with AEP and mooring design 
    • Tender specifications
    • Package management 


    • Suitability review 
    • Selection and interaction with AEP and mooring design 
    • Tender specifications
    • Package management 
    • Technical Due Diligence
    • HSEQ

    Transport & Installation 

    • Marine Warranty Survey services
    • Tender specifications
    • Package management 
    • Marine engineering 
    • Cable installation, routing, in-place