Single wind turbines

We are instructed by a number Northern Ireland's leading wind turbine developers, and private individuals, to advise, manage and submit full planning applications and associated studies for wind turbine developments throughout the region.

Due to the nature of wind energy, the majority of these developments are in rural areas and often exposed farmland.

Issues Encountered

  • Feasibility Assessment
  • Site Selection
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
  • Photomontage and Wireline Assessment
  • Cumulative Landscape and Visual Impact
  • AONBs
  • Noise Impact Assessment
  • Shadow Flicker Assessment
  • Ecological Assessment
  • Departmental Timescales
  • Environmental Designations
  • Radar interference
  • Fixed link interference
  • Built Heritage
  • Road Safety/Improvements
  • Benefits of Renewables
  • Community Benefit
  • Grid Connection
  • Land Restoration

Our Involvement

We represents clients in pre-planning stage and throughout the planning process, preparing and managing a large number of planning applications on their behalf, dealing with a vast array of issues.

Additional services above and beyond mainstream planning advice includes the preparation of Photomontage/Wireline Diagram Assessments and Shadow Flicker Assessments which are commonly requested by DOE planning when assessing wind turbine planning applications.

We also carried out extensive stakeholder engagement relating to individual applications as well as political lobbying regarding wider wind energy policy issues.

Details

  • Location:Various across Northern Ireland
  • Client:Various
  • Status:On-going
  • Type:Planning and Public Affairs
Belfast:
1 Pavilions Office Park, Kinnegar Drive, Holywood, BT18 9JQ
Dublin:
Denshaw House, 121 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Team Awards
  • CIPR Gold Award Winner for Outstanding Small Consultancy
  • CIPR Gold Award Winner for Public Affairs
  • RTPI UK and Ireland Small Planning Consultancy of the Year Award
Accreditations
RTPI
Irish Planning Institue
CIPR
Gravis Planning
Belfast:
1 Pavilions Office Park, Kinnegar Drive, Holywood, BT18 9JQ
Dublin:
Denshaw House, 121 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland