Energy & Natural Resources updates

United Kingdom

Contributed by CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Offshore wind extension round: seven projects progress through plan-level HRA
  • United Kingdom
  • 16 September 2019

​The Crown Estate has confirmed that seven offshore wind extension projects will progress to the award of rights following the completion of its plan-level Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA). Project-specific environmental assessments will be required for each site before the developers seek planning consents under the statutory planning process. Importantly, the plan-level HRA identifies mitigation measures that will be secured.

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