Strategic Advisor on Round 4 Offshore Wind

Project Aim:

To provide expert, strategic advice to the Crown Estate on Round 4 offshore wind delivery in the UK.

Project Outcome:

Innovations in how offshore wind is delivered in the UK are identified and realised, ensuring that the UK’s ambitions for Net Zero offshore are delivered in a sustainable and compliant way.

HMC provided strategic advice to the Crown Estate on Round 4 offshore wind delivery in the UK. This has included many streams of work including:

  • Supporting the establishment of the Offshore Wind Evidence and Change Programme with the aim of increasing the available knowledge and evidence to support sustainable and coordinated expansion of offshore wind, thereby achieving net zero carbon emission in line with UK government policy.
  • Stakeholder and policy mapping
  • Strategic assessment of the policy and delivery landscape, and specifically policy interactions associated with the delivery of Net Zero offshore
  • Chairing the Round 4 Habitats Regulations Assessment Expert Working Group and providing strategic advice on the delivery of environmental assessment, mitigation and compensation associated with the Round 4 plan.

Key messages:

  • HMC utilised our deep technical expertise to ensure that the UK’s ambitions for Net Zero offshore are delivered in a sustainable and compliant way
  • HMC provided thought leadership and strategic advice to drive innovation in how offshore wind is delivered in the UK

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