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Regulation & legislation

The development of transmission infrastructure associated with offshore generation needs to be set in the context of the relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks. The downloads available below cover a number of key areas including:

  • The overarching statutory framework which establishes targets for carbon emissions and renewables
  • The consenting regimes and planning policy framework in the UK
  • The regulatory frameworks which underpin the delivery of the transmission infrastructure necessary to connect offshore generation

These topics are covered at a high level only to provide necessary context. Further detailed information is available as noted in the document as well as directly from relevant parties.

Downloads - Regulation and Legislation

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Definitions of key terms and acronyms.

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For information on frequently asked questions about this document, please read on.

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