Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) - Offshore Wind Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas - Areas of Search and exclusions
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The Areas of Search and exclusions identify early Sectoral Marine Planning considerations for suitable offshore wind development. These locations will be progressed through a Sectoral Marine Planning exercise to determine areas of seabed, that can be leased by Crown Estate Scotland, for offshore wind projects that will be replacing traditional energy sources for oil and gas platforms/infrastructure.