Welcome at 8Winds


I am Jaap 't Hooft, director at 8Winds. I have a life long professional career in electrical engineering, energy conservation, renewable energy and wind energy. 8Winds is my latest venture after working with NL Agency (now RVO).


I operate under the name 8Winds from January 2012 as independent consulting engineer for offshore wind technology development.


My main strengths are:
- Consulting on wind technology development
- Consulting on design of tenders for Wind R&D projects
- Management of Wind R&D programs
- Writing technical wind R&D proposals
- Evaluating technical wind R&D proposals
- Managing Wind R&D projects
- Technical writing and structuring technical proposals and reports
- Technology searches
- Brainstorming, chairing and reporting of technical meetings.


Other areas of technical expertise are amongst others in energy conservation, solar energy and lighting. See also the page experience for a more thorough overview.

 

From the spring of 2014 I am one of the Innovation Brokers (Innovatiemakelaars) of the TKI-WoZ (Top consortium for Knowledge an Innovation Wind at Sea). See also http://www.tki-windopzee.nl/page/innovatiemakelaar