With the government's target of 40 gigawatts (GW) of generation capacity by 2030 and its aim to use wind power to produce enough electricity to power every UK home, the UK offshore wind industry is full of opportunities.
Its success is proof that the offshore wind sector can help grow the economy and provide new jobs whilst working towards net zero.
UK offshore in numbers...
offshore wind farms in the UK
workers by 2030
Offshore wind power contributed
of UK electricity in 2020
the investment needed to achieve 2030 goals
of coastal towns and communities across the UK
the number of UK projects that Womble Bond Dickinson team members have advised on
Womble Bond Dickinson team members have advised on 30 offshore wind projects across the UK.
Hover over the map to discover our offshore wind project locations. Click on the case studies to find out more about the offshore wind projects and our involvement.
*Location points not to scale*
Burbo Bank Extension
East Anglia ONE
Womble Bond Dickinson is recognised as one of the UK’s leading firms advising on offshore wind. With comprehensive experience of the offshore industry, bidding processes, regulatory issues, skills and supply chain, we can advise on how best to navigate the issues and pitfalls of a successful development.
Our familiarity with the core issues that continue to develop for all stakeholders. Within the sector this means we can deal with challenges as they arise, working with our internal team and our extensive professional network. We have strong working relationships with many of the stakeholders and regulatory bodies within the sector, we don’t just develop great relationships with our clients, but with all parties that can help a development to navigate any hurdles.
Interested in our offshore wind expertise? Let us know and we'll be in touch.
"Specialising in energy-related matters, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP has experience in offshore wind, heat and renewable energy projects, including energy-from-waste and AD projects.”