Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy 2019: consultation analysis report

Report summarising and analysing the responses received during the consultation period (18 December 2019 and 25 March 2020) for our draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy.

6 Abbreviations

AEOI: Adverse Effect On Integrity

A&B: Argyll and Bute (Council)

AoS: Areas of Search

BTO: British Trust for Ornithology

CCS: Carbon Capture and Storage

CCSA: Carbon Capture and Storage Association

CES: Crown Estate Scotland

CfD: Contracts for Difference

D&G: Dumfries and Galloway Council.

DPO: Draft Plan Options

E: East Area

E&W: England and Wales

EIA: Environmental Impact Assessment

EMF: Electromagnetic Field

EQIA: Equality Impact Assessment

EU: European Union

GW: Gigawatts

HM: Her Majesty's

HRA: Habitats Regulations Appraisal

ICIA: Islands Communities Impact Assessment

IM: Interim Management

IPR: Iterative Plan Review

JNCC: Joint Nature Conservation Committee

MOD: Ministry of Defence

MPA: Marine Protected Area

MS: Marine Scotland

MSP: Member of the Scottish Parliament

MW: Megawatt

N: North Area

NA: Not Applicable

NAEOI: No Adverse Effect On Integrity

NATS: National Air Traffic Services

NE: North-East Area

NGO: Non-Governmental Organisation

O+M: Operation and Maintenance

O&C: Opportunity and Constraint

OGUK: Oil and Gas UK

OW: Offshore Wind

OWF: Offshore Wind Farm

PMF: Priority Marine Features

RLG: Regional Locational Guidance

RSPB: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RYA: Royal Yachting Association

SA: Sustainability Appraisal

SAC: Special Areas of Conservation

SEA: Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEIA: Socio-Economic Impact Assessment

SFF: Scottish Fishermen's Federation

SMP: Sectoral Marine Plan

SNH: Scottish Natural Heritage

SSSI: Site of Special Scientific Interest

SW: South West Area

SWFPA: Scottish White Fish Producers Association

UK: United Kingdom

WTG: Wind Turbine Generator(s)


Email: sectoralmarineplanning@gov.scot

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