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The Social and Economic Specialist Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to any potential social and economic impacts of offshore renewable developments.
Membership of this group includes:
Marine Scotland Marine Analytical Unit
Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
Marine Scotland Science
Scottish Government Energy Directorate
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)
Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
The Crown Estate Scotland (TCES)
University of St Andrews
University of Aberdeen
University of Strathclyde
University of Edinburgh
This group has worked together to identify and prioritise evidence gaps associated with consenting offshore renewable developments, which are detailed in the ScotMER Socio-economic Evidence Map. This map is undergoing a review and will be available for download shortly.