Energy Infrastructure

Offshore Wind

RPS has been at the forefront of planning and consenting for Offshore Wind for over 10 years. In the UK, a relatively advanced offshore wind marketplace, we have worked on a majority of Round 1 and Round 2 sites and are now supporting the preparation of Development Consent Order (DCO) applications for a number of the larger and deeper water Round 3 sites. In addition we have assisted developers in scoping and early stage evaluation studies at various locations around the world.

RPS services in relation to offshore wind projects include the following:

Preparation and management of EIAs

Planning applications for onshore sub-station activities

Visual impact studies

Noise assessment

Ecological impact assessment

Shipping and maritime impact

Consultation and stakeholder engagement

Turbine foundation assessment

Power cable landfall and offshore routing studies

Architecture and Engineering Services

Planning for landfall infrastructure, covertor stations etc

Wind Turbine Factories


For more information on our technical offshore experience, click here


Alun Williams
Technical Director, Offshore
T: +44 (0) 1483 746 500