About us

Who we are?

CTE Wind:
Responsive – Efficient – Reliable – Worldwide

CTE Wind International’s highlights : 

  • Since 2003 in the wind energy business
  • True global activity
  • International company with 7 offices in 7 countries
  • Patented SOFT-SPOT® solution
  • Failure free foundation design
  • Ongoing R+D activites
  • DNV GL certified design method

CTE Wind International is an engineering and consultancy company specialized in foundation design for wind turbines. CTE Wind International is the headquarter for the wind energy business established in 2003. Together with our offices on 4 continents, we have cumulated a strong track record of over 17.000 WTG foundations (2019) with our excellence in design and geotechnical consultancy.

CTE Wind International consists of engineers specialized in reinforced concrete structures and geotechnics, with long-time experience in wind industry and located in Dinard, FRANCE.
We are proud to say that many European and international companies entrusted us for their worldwide projects. Over 1700 missions in 67 countries confirm this (2019).

CTE Wind International is part of the CTE group, a structural engineering consulting firm specialized in buildings and civil engineering. The CTE Group was founded in 1965 and today is one of the leaders in the sector.

For more information: Please have a look at references in «Our Projects» section.

CTE WIND Worldwide

CTE Wind International has offices in France (HQ), Brazil, Vietnam, Poland, Portugal, USA, Ireland and in Spain.
In Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania and Turkey, CTE Wind have sales representatives or registered local engineers for signature.

Why work with us?

RELIABILITY:

  • No failures have ever been claimed. This is proof of quality for our engineering teamwork to design efficient and sustainable foundations.
  • Our calculation and design methodology has been certified by DNV-GL.
  • Getting the confidence and fidelity of many companies worldwide is not an easy task. The reasons are simply our reliable performed and efficient work.
  • On top of this, CTE Wind is covered by a special liability insurance for the foundation design.

FEASIBILITY:

  • WTG foundations are carrying the majority of the wind farm investments. A feasible and cost-efficient design is a must.
  • We go beyond structural calculations: Customer feedbacks are taken into account to to deliver easy to be built  solutions.
  • In the last years we collected a wide range of experience with worldwide good practices.
  • CTE Wind is always open for special requests in order to find THE best solution to fit customer’s needs.

ADAPTABILITY:

  • Every wind farm needs special foundation solutions, in term of location, turbine, customer needs and requirements.
  • CTE Wind can provide a wide variety of adapted solutions to match those needs and project expectations.
  • Regardless if it is about classical gravity or deep foundations: all designs are always adapted and optimized to the site conditions.
  • Please have a look at the solutions” section with the explanation of CTE Wind’s special design work: SOFT-SPOT®, piles, high plinth foundation, rock-anchor solution and many more.

PROFESSIONALISM:

  • Working in an international environment, CTE Wind is composed of a professional team, based and experienced in different countries and situations to give the right response and fulfil client’s expectations.
  •  CTE Wind’s team, mostly formed by senior engineers of 10 different nationalities and speaking 16 different languages, cumulating over 150 years of experience in the wind industry.
  • CTE Wind is experinced with the application of national and international standards and guidelines.

REACTIVITY:

  • CTE Wind guarantees deadlines for short delivery delays for pre-design studies and for detailed designs for WTG foundations.

TRUST:

  • Over the years CTE Wind has gained the trust of big players in the wind energy market: Turbine manufacturers (OEMs), EPC contractors, project developers and construction companies.