Eleanor Lawton – SSE Renewables

Graduate Renewables Engineer, YEP Forum

I am driven to assist the Net Zero transition and contribute to the development of renewables through my role as a civil engineer. Having nearly completed two years on SSE Renewables' graduate programme, I have a well-rounded appreciation of various renewable technologies, including onshore and offshore wind, hydropower, solar, and battery storage. Civil engineering is a fundamental discipline for the successful development of these projects.

10:50-11:05

Content Zone My Net Zero Job

A Week in the Life of a Civil Engineer for an Offshore Wind Farm

This talk will explore why civil engineering is a fundamental discipline for the successful development of offshore wind farms. It will discuss the application of various sub-disciplines, from flood modeling to drilling techniques, highlighting the diversity and excitement of this profession.