The UK Government Net Zero Strategy has set out how the UK will deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050. A major expansion in renewable energy is needed to help reach this target, with a particular focus on offshore wind projects.
This Fisheries Management and Innovation Group (FMIG) bite-size meeting will look at the impacts of offshore wind farms and offshore floating wind technology on fisheries interactions. It will focus on how ecological change and the presence of infrastructure affects fishing activities and fishing behaviour, as well as look at the resulting economic and cultural effects on fishing and coastal communities.
Our speakers will cover the following in our event programme below:
Sion RobertsCrown Estate
Dr Monica FundingslandEquinor, Norwegian Offshore Developer, and a world-leader in Floating Wind technology
Raymond HallRenewable Energy Policy Officer, Scottish Whitefish Producers Association Limited
How to register
To register for this event please email Karen Green, Industry Issues and Communications (link opens in a new window).
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