Offshore Windfarm -Part 4 – EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) looks at the impact of the proposed development on the environment.  It will look at this throughout the life of the windfarm, during the construction, operation and decommissioning stages. Large projects such as offshore windfarms are required under European Legislation to carry out and EIA. The most … Continue reading Offshore Windfarm -Part 4 – EIA

Offshore windfarms – Part 3 – Special Purpose Vehicle

Development and Consenting See also Part 2 - Consent Cost About £50 million For a 1GW wind farm. Development and consenting covers the work needed to secure consent and manage the development process through to financial close. This includes developer staff costs, environmental impact assessments and other subcontractor work. Offices of Rampion Offshore Windfarm Special … Continue reading Offshore windfarms – Part 3 – Special Purpose Vehicle

A Guide to Offshore Windfarms – Part 2 – Consent

Project management Introduction Before purchasing a number of wind turbines and placing orders for the windfarm construction, there are a number of activities that need to be completed. Firstly you need to secure the planning consent. This will require the analysis of the site to define the design and therefore the engineering aspects. An Environmental … Continue reading A Guide to Offshore Windfarms – Part 2 – Consent