Socio-economic Baseline Review for Offshore Renewables in Scottish Waters Volume 1: Main Text

The Review contains a national and six regional socio-economic baseline reviews that

can be used to inform impact assessments for future sectoral plans for offshore wind, wave and

tidal development.


ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd ( ABPmer) and RPA were commissioned by Marine Scotland to prepare a baseline socio-economic review to inform impact assessments of future sectoral p.a.s for offshore wind and wave and tidal energy in Scottish Territorial Waters and waters offshore of Scotland (hereafter 'Scottish Waters').

This report provides a national overview of socio-economic activities together with regional baseline reviews covering the six Scottish Offshore Renewable Energy Regions ( SORERs). The document is divided into two parts, the second providing the Figures referred to within this report.


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