TITLE

Offshore Renewable Energy Development in the British Islands: Legal and Political Risk

AUTHOR(S)
Plant, Glen
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Renewable Energy Law & Policy Review;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the legal and political risk of offshore renewable energy (ORE) development in the British Islands. It mentions that such exploitation creates a central pillar of Great Britain's plans for a decarbonised economy along with its aim in reducing costs and offering of long-term visibility to investors. It notes the major role of the law in corresponding to such goals through a reform on the electricity market and removal of barriers by ameliorating infrastructure planning.
ACCESSION #
89900403

 

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