Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for Offshore Renewable Energy in Scottish Waters: Consultation Paper

The Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for Offshore Wind, Wave and Tidal energy in Scottish Waters represent Scottish Ministers' proposed spatial policy for the development of commercial scale offshore renewable energy at a national and regional level.


During the consultation period, we will seek to engage with the following stakeholders:

  • Fishing - Scottish Fishermen's Federation; National Federation of Fishing Organisations; Scottish Inshore Fishery Groups; Local Fishing Organisations; Regional Advisory Committees; Fishermen's Association Ltd ( FAL); Scottish Whitefish Producers' Association; Scottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association; Northern Ireland Fish Producers Organisation; Manx Fish Producers' Organisation
  • Shipping / Navigation - UK Chamber of Shipping; Northern Lighthouse Board; Royal Yachting Association; British Ports Association; Forth Ports plc; MCA; UK Major Ports; Associated British Ports; Calmac; P&O Ferries; Northlink Ferries; Pentland Ferries; individual harbours
  • Natural Environment - Scottish Environment Link; SNH; JNCC; RSPB; WWF; Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society; SEPA; Northern Ireland Environment Agency; Met Office
  • Local Government - CoSLA; All Scottish Local Authorities
  • Grid - Scottish and Southern Power Distribution; National Grid; Scottish Power Systems Ltd
  • National / Devolved Government - DECC; MoD; Defra; Welsh Assembly Government; Northern Ireland Assembly; European Member States; Isle of Man
  • Industry - Scottish Renewables; SR Wave and Tidal Developers Group; SR Offshore Wind Developers Group; EMEC; The Crown Estate; Renewable UK; Oil & Gas UK; Aquaculture Industry (Scallop Association; Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers); Freshwater Fishing Industry (Assoc. of Salmon Fishery Boards; Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland; Salmon Net Fishermen's Association of Scotland; Atlantic Salmon Trust; Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation; Salmon and Trout Association; British Trout Association); Highlands and Islands Enterprise; Scottish Enterprise; SDI; Federation of Small Businesses; CBI; Scottish Chamber of Commerce; local chambers of commerce; crofting organisations
  • Community - Local Community and Parish Councils; Local Trusts and other interested parties/groups; Scottish Coastal Forum, Planning Authorities
  • Tourism / Recreation - Visit Scotland; Sportscotland; RYA; Scottish Boating Alliance; Kayak Associations; Scottish Canoe Association; Ramblers Scotland; Surfing (Scottish Surfing Federation; Orkney Surfers Association, Riders of the West); Diving (Scottish Sub Aqua Club; British Sub Aqua Club; PADI); Angling (Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network; Real Sea Anglers; Scottish Federation of Sea Anglers)


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