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Site assessment

Understand your site in depth and optimise its use - right from the start.

We help characterise your site. By applying our survey, geoscience and geotechnical expertise to desk studies as well as survey and site investigation management, we enable you to understand, mitigate and manage the features and risks.

Site-assessment

Overview

The early stages of any renewable energy project can be fraught with uncertainty; from the unknown site hazards and risks to the costs and scheduling. Often, developers don’t have access to the right technical and regulatory knowledge (e.g., seabed, geohazard and geotechnical factors). 

What we offer

Our multidisciplinary team serves as a trusted partner throughout, applying geoscience, survey, geotechnical and resource assessment expertise to gain understanding of offshore sites and routes.

Services we can offer include:

  • Assessing licence areas for site characteristics
  • Project managing the gathering and interpretation of information on the renewables site or cable route
  • Wind and marine energy site assessment
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Survey and site investigation  campaign specification and cost-benefit analysis
  • Operational audit and industry leading web-based operational supervision tools 
  • Site studies- seabed and sub-seabed
  • Seabed risk management
  • Survey and site investigation project management
  • Management/procurement of related specialist studies e.g on metocean, UXO
  • Regulatory advice and support through the consenting process

What are the benefits?

  • Minimised and optimised spend on the early phases
  • Experience and knowledge to effectively manage survey and site investigation contractors
  • Access to specialist expertise, when you need it
  • Confidence that the project meets regulatory requirements
  • Greater chance of achieving consent
  • Deep understanding of site seabed and soils risk, and the industry sector and its technology that can be used to acquire the right data
  • Your informed buyer for these specialist contractor services
  • Confidence that risks have been identified and managed

Why choose LR?

When you choose to work with LR for your renewable energy project, you'll be working with a team of industry-leading experts. Our renewables experts have delivered for some of the world's most complex and ambitious projects, including offshore wind, onshore wind, solar and wave and tidal turbines. We have a global footprint, with offices and experts all over the world and we can apply our experience developed in mature renewables energy markets to those which are at an earlier stage of development. We are uniquely placed to support your project, throughout the entire lifecycle from development to decommissioning. Along with our marine heritage, we draw on decades of experience in energy and critical infrastructure. We have helped to shape and grow the renewable energy sector with our research and technology advancement activities and we remain committed to contributing to the low carbon future.

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