Research and analysis: Offshore transmission network review

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