SRTP Welcomes Marine Renewable Energy Task Force Organization (UK)

SRTP Welcomes Marine Renewable Energy Task Force Organization (UK)

SRTP CEO Barry Johnston will attend a series of round table discussions, commencing on Friday 28th October, as part of a task force designed to streamline energy planning and consents for marine renewable developmemtss in Scottish waters.

The work of the group will focus on:

– Further streamlining the planning and consenting process, promoting partnership working between developers and stakeholders leading to a comprehensive pre-application engagement

– Simplifying planning and consenting advice

– Driving best practice

– Summarising current streaming activity underway

– Resourcing

– Consistency in modelling

– Better communication with industry and stakeholders

– Securing better access to data and sharing it widely

These factors will contibute towards SRTP goals of establishing a commercial array demonstation of the SRTT technology up to 30mw capacity in Scottish waters.

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Source: scotrenewables, October 26, 2011

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