Implementation Lead(s): Scottish Government; Scottish Enterprise; Highlands and Islands Enterprise; Planning Authorities
Locations: Coast and Islands
Environmental Mitigation: A number of mitigation measures will be required when developing sites this includes amongst others: the appropriate timing of development works; use of planning and design methods to avoid construction and operation effects; and to avoid land reclamation that would encroach on biodiversity interests resulting in losses of important habitat.
Ongoing Activity and Milestones:
Planning authorities to reflect the development opportunities identified by the National Renewables Infrastructure Plan in development plans and decisions.
The Scottish Government, in partnership with its enterprise bodies, have undertaken a comprehensive options appraisal of our port infrastructure and market analysis to provide the necessary evidence prior to investment.
Further information can be found at Scottish Energy Ports