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