LONDON, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana-based Keystone Engineering Inc. has been named the winner of this year's prestigious Be Inspired Award for Offshore Innovation for its role in the Block Island Wind Farm.
The award honors the work of organizations advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. This year there were more than 360 nominations for Be Inspired Awards from organizations in 55 countries.
Keystone CEO Barry Reed was in London to accept the award. "This award is a testament to the hard work, determination and innovative spirit that Keystone team members bring to every project."
In earning the award, Keystone Engineering designed the foundations for the first offshore wind farm in the North America. The Block Island Wind Farm is currently in construction off the coast of Rhode Island. The project has continued to earn Keystone accolades both nationally and internationally for its work in pioneering a new industry in the US, solidifying its positions as the leading US design firm for offshore wind turbine foundations.
About Keystone Engineering Inc.
Keystone Engineering Inc. is a Mandeville, Louisiana-based engineering and design company founded in 1988 by Rudy Hall, P.E. and Ed Genois, P.E. The 300+ employee company specializes in providing multi-discipline engineering solutions for various segments including oil & gas, manufacturing and offshore renewable energy markets in the United States and Europe.
To learn more about Keystone Engineering Inc.'s role in offshore wind projects, please visit the company's offshore renewables website at http://www.keystoneengr.com/offshore-renewables, or contact:
Ben Foley, P.E.
General Manager - Offshore Renewables
SOURCE Keystone Engineering Inc.