Engagement required for offshore licences
In December 2022, the Australian Government declared the first area – off the Gippsland coast in Victoria – as suitable for offshore wind energy development.
Developers are in the process of seeking feasibility licences, and part of the criteria to obtain one is to engage with a range of stakeholders in a meaningful and lasting way.
Several international offshore wind developers appointed RPS to create and facilitate engagement programs for proposed offshore wind projects in the declared zone.
Building social licence for renewables