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
– Writing technical wind R&D proposals
– Evaluating technical wind R&D proposals
– Technical writing and structuring technical proposals and reports
– Technology searches
– Brainstorming, chairing and reporting of technical meetings.