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Marine Renewable Energy and the Natural Heritage: An Overview and Policy Statement

  • Country: Scotland
  • Published Date: 01/06/2004

An overview of the potential impacts on natural heritage which may arise from different forms of marine renewable energy development, and the locational considerations which should guide such development in relation to natural heritage interests. Based upon that analysis, the paper sets out Scottish Natural Heritage’s policy approach towards marine renewables.

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Literature Review of Industrial Policy Options for Renewable Energy

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Published Date: 03/12/2012

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of policy options that are available to both support the growth of renewable energy sectors (inclusive of supply chains) and specifically the regional marine renewable energy sector, as an alternative to simply providing expanded capacity.

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An Introduction to natural environment policy in Wales and a comparison with natural environment policies for other parts of the UK

  • Country: Wales
  • Published Date: 01/05/2012

This paper examines the current approaches to management of the natural environment in Wales and summarises how the new approach set out in the Sustaining a Living Wales Green Paper differs to them. In addition, the paper outlines the approaches to the natural environment being taken by the UK Government and the other devolved administrations and compares them to the approach being put forward by the Welsh Government in the Green Paper.

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Marine Renewable Energy Strategic Framework: Review of the Policy Context for Sustainable Marine Renewable Development

  • Country: Wales
  • Published Date: 01/03/2011

The purpose of this report is to provide a policy context for renewable energy in Wales focussing on sustainable development. It deals with how international, UK and Welsh policies may integrate or conflict with other marine interests, such as the natural environment or other user groups (fisheries, aggregate extraction etc.), all of which have an overarching principle of sustainable development.

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A Marine Spatial Plan for the Shetland Islands: Part One: Policy Framework

  • Country: Scotland
  • Published Date: 25/10/2012

The Shetland Marine Spatial Plan brings together authoritative spatial data on the marine and coastal environment and its various uses. It establishes an overarching policy framework to guide the placement of activity, from marine renewable energy to aquaculture.
This document forms part one of the Shetland Marine Spatial Plan focusing on policy framework and is the third edition of the document. The fourth edition will be available following consultation later in 2013.

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CCW Policy Research Report 04-8. Potential Nature Conservation and Landscape Impacts of Marine Renewable Energy Developments in Welsh Territorial Waters. Appendix B: Tidal Devices

  • Country: Wales
  • Published Date: 01/02/2005

This study aims to provide an understanding of developing renewable technologies and the possible impacts that these may have upon the marine environment. The work is also intended for potential developers, highlighting the nature conservation issues that exist in Welsh Territorial Waters. This appendix presents various tidal devices.

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