Wind and Renewables
Renewable energy is becoming an increasing important industry in a low carbon world. Our consultants have significant experience in renewable energy schemes, with a particularly focus on wind farms. Noise issues can arise for any wind and/or renewable energy scheme, therefore we offer a suite of services across the project lifecycles, commencing with feasibility, planning, consenting and compliance, monitoring and regeneration. We can provide noise expertise for:
- Tidal Energy
- Biomass and Biogas
- Offshore and Onshore Wind Turbines and Farms
Our technical services include:
- Initial desktop/feasibility studies;
- Local Planning Authority consultation;
- Scoping report input;
- Baseline surveys;
- Cumulative wind farm noise assessments;
- Detailed noise reports or Environmental Statement chapters;
- Compliance monitoring;
- Investigation of noise complaints; and
- Expert Witness services for appeal and public enquiry support.
Modelling is one of the only ways in which the scale of a noise and vibration issue can be understood.
Noise Consultants provides consultancy services across a range of different sectors and projects.
Noise mapping helps demonstrate how populations and locations of interest are affected by noise.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
We offer specialist GIS services to assist in identifying the scale, location and effects of noise and vibration on sensitive receptors.
Noise Consultants has experience in undertaking noise measurements of a variety of sources.
Survey and Monitoring
Monitoring allows noise and vibration levels to be understood over a period of time.
Environmental Impact Assessment
We have significant experience of assessing noise and vibration effects under the Town and Country Planning EIA Regulations.
Noise at Work
Noise at work is subject to the Control of Noise at Work Regulations, which were developed to protect employees from the harmful effects of high noise environments.
Research and Innovation
Noise Consultants has been involved in research and innovation projects for a range of private and public sector organisations.
Our consultants have experience in representing clients at both planning enquiries and court cases.
Ground-Borne Noise and Vibration
Our consultants have experience working on projects considering the assessment and management of ground borne noise and vibration induced effects.