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How the licence finder works

The licence finder tool helps you to understand the consenting process for renewable energy projects. The tool creates a curated list of permits and licences you may need for your project. It helps to know the technology you're using, the scale of your project, and the stage it's in.

Use the licence & permit finder

  • Answer a few quick questions
  • No personal information required
  • Get a curated list of licences and permits specific to your project
The content of this website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other advice. Any guidance given by the SEAI shall not be considered as advice of the SEAI. You should always consult your own professional advisors (e.g. your solicitor) before making any decisions relating your planned project or committing any expenditure to your planned project. For further details see our Terms of Use.

Renewable project stages

Renewable energy projects can be split into the following stages.

  1. Design and Construction: the process from project conception to energisation
  2. Operations and Maintenance: the project's operational lifetime
  3. Project End: decommissioning, extending or repowering a project

Watch the video below to learn more about licencing for the Design and Construction stage.

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