The Scottish Government has launched a renewable energy consultation on the country’s offshore wind and marine energy sectors. The government said it is seeking input on the draft Offshore Wind Policy Statement in addition to the much anticipated draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy. The plans outline how the Scottish Government proposes to maximise the opportunities that offshore wind presents, with due regard for the marine environment, other users of the sea, and planning responsibilities.
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The Scottish Government has launched two consultations to help develop wind energy capacity and work towards net zero goals. The consultations will inform the pipeline of future offshore wind development and improve understanding of the nation’s role in reaching carbon-neutral status. Views are being sought on the draft Offshore Wind Policy Statement and the draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy, which outlines how the government plans to maximise the opportunities that offshore wind presents and will inform the next round of seabed leasing for offshore wind in Scottish waters.
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