Publication - Impact assessment

Offshore wind energy - draft sectoral marine plan: social and economic impact assessment

Published: 18 Dec 2019
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Energy, Marine and fisheries

A social and economic impact assessment to support development of the draft sectoral marine plan for offshore wind energy.

316 page PDF

4.9 MB

Offshore wind energy - draft sectoral marine plan: social and economic impact assessment
H Abbreviations

H Abbreviations

AGL Above Ground Level (Height)
AIS Automatic Identification System
ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
AoS Area of Search
BoP Balance of Plant
BRIA Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment
BVG BVG Associates
CAA Civil Aviation Authority
CCS Carbon Capture and Storage
CCSA Carbon Capture & Storage Association
CO2e Carbon Dioxide Equivalent
CPUE Catch per Unit Effort
CR Creels
D Dredges
DPO Draft Plan Option
DS Demersal Seines
DT Demersal Trawls
DTI Department of Trade and Industry
E East (region)
ECA Emission Control Area
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EMFF European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
EPF Energy Park Fife
EU European Union
FID Final Investment Decision
FTE Full-time equivalent
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GHG Greenhouse Gas
GIS Geographical information system
GP General Practitioner
GT Gross Tonnage
GVA Gross value added
GW Gigawatt
HM Her Majesty's
HMR Helicopter Main Route
HMRC Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs
HNC Higher National Certificate
HND Higher National Diploma
HRA Habitats Regulations Appraisal
HVAC Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
HVDC High-Voltage Direct Current
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
IFG Inshore Fisheries Group
LN Lines
LQ Location Quotient
LUC Land Use Consultants
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
MCA Maritime and Coastguard Agency
MESCG Marine Energy Supply Chain Gateway
MGN Marine Guidance Note
Misc Miscellaneous
MMO Marine Management Organisation
MOD Ministry of Defence
MT Metric Tonnes
MW Megawatt
N North (region)
NATS National Air Traffic Services
NLB Northern Lighthouse Board
NM Nautical Miles
NMPi National Marine Plan interactive
NUTS2 Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics
NW North West (region)
O&C Opportunity and Constraint
O&M Operation & Maintenance
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OMS Operation, Maintenance and Service
ONS Office for National Statistics
OWF Offshore wind farm
PAYE Pay As You Earn
PEXA Practice and Exercise Areas
PT Pelagic trawls
PV Present Value
Q Quarter
RAF Royal Air Force
RLG Regional Locational Guidance
ROV Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle
RPA Risk & Policy Analysts
RSPB Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
RYA Royal Yachting Association
SAR Search and Rescue
SCQF Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment
SEIA Social and Economic Impact Assessment
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
SIMD Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
SQW SQW Group Ltd.
SW South West (region)
TWh Terawatt Hour(s)
UK United Kingdom
UKHO UK Hydrographic Office
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
VAT Value-Added Tax
VMS Vessel monitoring system
W West (region)
WEMWS Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale
WGS 1984 World Geodetic System (1984)
WTG Wind Turbine Generator
WWF World Wide Fund
ZOI Zone of Influence