FLOWW Best Practice Guidance for Offshore Renewables Developments: Recommendations for Fisheries Liaison.
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Fishing Liaison with Offshore Wind and Wet Renewables Group (FLOWW)
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The offshore renewables energy sector is developing rapidly to meet the future energy needs of the nation, reduce the nation’s reliance on carbon based fuels and help secure security of supply. As the industry develops, it must continue to be aware of others who make the majority of their living from the sea, on both a local and national level. In 2007, FLOWW identified the need for best practice guidance to inform developers and the commercial fishing community on the need for effective communication at all stages in the development and operation of offshore renewable energy installations (OREI). The first “Fishing Liaison Best Practice guidance for offshore renewables developers” was published in May 2008, when the offshore renewable energy industry was still in its infancy. In the following five years there has been continued growth in the offshore renewable energy industry, in part driven by European and domestic climate change legislation, and government renewable energy targets. .....
PublisherThe Crown Estate
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
CitationFishing Liaison With Offshore Wind And Wet Renewables Group (FLOWW) (2014) FLOWW Best Practice Guidance for Offshore Renewables Developments: Recommendations for Fisheries Liaison. Edinburgh, Scotland, FLOWW, 74pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-956