NDT & Inspection Services for the Wind Industry

With a strong track record spanning over 30 years, Glacier Energy offers market-leading conventional and advanced inspection services with full rope access capabilities to support the wind industry, both on and offshore.

We have engaged Glacier Energy for the past 25 years, using services such as conventional and PAUT NDT inspection of transition pieces, jackets, jacket legs and substations for many offshore wind projects. During this period, we have found Glacier Energy to be a professional and reliable business partner, who have worked well with us over the years to provide a high quality service.

Director, Wind Foundation Manufacturer

Our experienced and high performing team have extensive knowledge in the wind sector and have been involved in various large-scale projects over the years. Our 30+ year partnerships formed within the wind industry clearly demonstrates our deep-rooted capability and sets us apart as a technically competent partner needed for the journey to net zero.


Wind projects delivered

UKAS Accredited Type C Inspection body to ISO17020 & DNV-CP-0484


full time phased array technicians


trained & qualified inspection personnel with PCN (ISO9712) qualifications and level 2 & 3


year track record in the wind industry

  • F4OR
  • Gl wind logo 3
  • UKAS
  • Gl wind logo 2
  • irata membership
  • DNV Logo

In-service Wind Farm Operations and Maintenance

Our significant inspection expertise combined with full rope access capabilities means that we can support our clients with a wide range of services for in-service wind farms and life extension projects, both on and offshore.

Tower Flanges and Shell Joints

Glacier Energy’s client required an assessment of the integrity of tower flanges and shell joints on multiple wind farm sites across Europe.

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Wind Foundation Manufacture

Glacier Energy has supported wind foundation manufacturers with NDT and inspection services on the fabrication of monopiles, transition pieces, jackets and substations for global offshore wind farm projects.

We have significant experience in the offshore wind market with long-standing agreements with several foundation manufacturers. We have worked on projects such as Saint Nazaire, Doggerbank, Hollandse Kust, Beatrice, Moray East and Saint Brieux over the years.

Blade Inspection & Repair

Glacier Energy is at the forefront of innovation and through partnerships have incorporated the use drones and ground-based cameras for blade inspection. The drones and ground based cameras captures high resolution images for damage reports.

Additionally, we offer a range of services for blade repair from tip replacements, leading edge maintenance and basic repairs to full structural repairs.

blade inspection

Full Rope Access Capabilities

We have pioneered a rope access division, taking our capabilities that one step further to support the wind industry, both on and offshore.

Our rope access service offers you an additional alternative for accessing the work area. This combined with our extensive inspection knowledge allows us to carry out all advanced and conventional inspection via rope access to keep your infrastructure operating efficiently.


Glacier Energy is now part of an Offshore Wind Collaboration initiative. The Initiative consists of Glacier Energy, Three60 Energy and Pryme Group (Caley and Flexlife). The objective is to offer an integrated approach throughout any project’s lifecycle thus simplifying the procurement approach for developers of such complex projects.  The consortium offers industry leading expertise across the project lifecycle from the different companies within the initiative.

Download more information about our collaboration in partnership with Three60 Energy and Pryme Group consisting of Caley and Flexlife.

Offshore Wind Collaboration Initiative

Ready To Discuss Your Wind Energy Inspection or Maintenance Project?

Call us on +44 (0)1333 425 517 or fill out the form below and our team will be more than happy to discuss with you how we can help your business.