Draft Wave Regional Locational Guidance

Data Type: 
Marine Scotland Data Portal
Map Type: 
Shapefile, Google Earth KMZ/KML

Description: 

The Scottish Government has prepared Regional Locational Guidance to facilitate the development of offshore wave 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 Wave 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 applications to develop offshore renewable energy in Scottish Waters
Link to the data source: 
data.marine.gov.scot

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