Draft Tidal Regional Locational Guidance

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Marine Scotland Data Portal
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Shapefile, Google Earth KMZ/KML


The Scottish Government has prepared Regional Locational Guidance to facilitate the development of offshore tidal energy Scottish Waters. The Guidance gives consideration to detailed environmental, technical and socio-economic and planning issues in relation to the offshore renewable energy regions of Scotland. Regional Locational Guidance will be used:
* To provide detailed information in relation to the Areas of Search identified in the 2012 Scoping Report for Tidal Energy Developments in Scottish Waters
* To identify suitable options for inclusion in the sectoral marine planning process.
* To inform key stakeholders and other interested parties of the key regional issues in relation to developing offshore wave energy in Scottish Waters
* To inform the process for determining marine license

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