This involves the management of various activities as part of wind farm development. This includes managing the collection and interpretation of surveys, submission of planning consents and any design work, and managing the construction of the project through to COD.
What it costs
About £20 million for a 450 MW floating offshore wind farm.
Who supplies them
Predominantly undertaken in-house by wind farm developers. The project management of specific activities can also be managed externally by consultancies or as part of EPCI contracts.
Development phase project management includes end to end management of all surveys, assessments, design studies, stakeholder and supply chain engagement, and securing a route to market.
Construction phase project management includes the management of each of the different construction packages.
Financial project management includes the management of budgets, accounting, project financing, insurance, and the organisation of power purchase agreements (PPAs) and CfDs.