Offshore Wind

GoBe are one of the leading providers of services to the offshore wind energy sector. We have provided support to over 26GW of offshore wind development in the UK, as well as on projects in Europe and North America.

We provide a full range of environmental
planning and consultancy services to the
offshore wind sector, covering both onshore
and offshore infrastructure and throughout
the full development lifecycle. Our range
of services includes:

  • Initial site selection and feasibility studies
  • Support to bids for seabed leases
  • The management of project consenting and permitting
  • The management and preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments and documents to support consent applications
  • Habitats Regulation Assessments, MCZ assessments, WFD assessments, dredging and disposal characterisation and transboundary impact assessment
  • Environmental survey specification, procurement and management
  • Stakeholder consultation and negotiations
  • Planning and development advice and strategy
  • The management of NSIP projects under the Planning Act 2008
  • Consent compliance management during the post-consent phase – through construction and in to the operational phase
  • Services related to project decommissioning and repowering

We are members of the R-UK and ScotRenewables Consents and Licensing Groups and are involved in industry initiatives relating to environmental issues.