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Offshore transmission network review

A review into the way that the offshore transmission network is designed and delivered, consistent with the ambition to deliver net zero emissions by 2050.

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The government has announced the scope of a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers it presents to further significant deployment of offshore wind, with a view to achieving net zero ambitions.

The terms of reference for the review set out:

  • the objective for the review
  • the approach that will be taken, looking at what can be delivered under the current framework and options to change the framework
  • the outputs from the review
  • how the review will engage with stakeholders

Increasing the level of coordination in offshore electricity infrastructure: call for views by 30 September 2020

BEIS and Ofgem have published an open letter calling for views on increasing the level of coordination in offshore electricity infrastructure to support the Offshore transmission network review.

Please respond by 30 September 2020.

Published 15 July 2020
Last updated 24 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Link added to BEIS/Ofgem open letter on increasing the level of coordination in offshore electricity infrastructure.

  2. First published.