Offshore wind energy - draft sectoral marine plan: sustainability appraisal

The sustainability appraisal considers the potential environmental, social and economic effects of the sectoral marine plan, including potential development scenarios and alternatives to them, drawing on information contained in the SEA, HRA and SEIA.

Offshore Wind Energy consultation

Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy consultation

This document forms part of the consultation on the draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy. The draft plan is accompanied by many supporting assessments under a Sustainability Appraisal. These documents are all available online at:

They can also be found individually at the links below:

Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy

Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report

Social and Economic Impact Assessment

Strategic Habitat Regulations Appraisal (HRA): Screening and Appropriate Assessment Information Report

Regional Locational Guidance

Sustainability Appraisal (this document)



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