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Renewables environmental & permitting services

A one-stop shop for all of your environmental, permitting and social studies needs, to facilitate an efficient permitting process for renewable energy projects.

Actively addressing the siting, construction and operations constraints of a renewable energy project, in the early phase of project design can provide immense benefits through its life. It can lead to efficient environmental and human impact studies, as part of the jurisdictional permitting requirements.

Global leaders, local experts
Utilizing our experience as the global independent engineer for project finance, our international perspective is informed by local understanding and resources. Through our project-lifecycle approach to siting, environmental and human impact studies, and permit preparation, we streamline the process for you, while considering future design and construction parameters to limit required permit amendments. We consider potential mitigation, construction and operational compliance measures, at an early stage to provide clarity on future financial risks.

Key Services

  • Site identification and characterization assessments
  • Siting and environmental studies 
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Permit preparation
  • Construction and operational compliance

Stakeholder engagement and agency consultation is a key part of the permitting process. We promote strong community and government relationships through various open houses, meetings, technical sessions, and other creative outreach.

Global energy expertise
Technical experts ranging from wildlife biologists to land use planners and engineers, coupled with the broader knowledge within DNV, facilitates an efficient permitting process, which extends through project construction and operations. This collaborative approach creates value that is unmatched by any other energy consultancy.

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Siting and environmental studies

Our siting and environmental studies to help you to assess and minimize any potential environmental and social impacts for onshore wind, offshore wind, solar, and battery and hydrogen projects


Renewables site identification and characterization

Helping developers make smart siting decisions for early stage renewable energy projects to streamline permitting processes and minimize the cost of energy.


Permit preparation for renewable energy projects

Comprehensive support to streamline construction and operational permit applications for wind and solar projects, and meet all jurisdictional requirements.


Renewables construction and operational compliance

A tailored-approach to Construction and operational compliance provides independent assurance that your plants meets all regulatory requirements and deadlines.