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