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Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking. (2019)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2020. Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking. Utilities policy [online], 62, article ID 100985. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jup.2019.100985

Policymakers increasingly need to balance the requirements of energy demand, security and costs: they need accurate estimates of performance. This paper uses public data to assess UK offshore wind farm performance to improve policy decisions. It find... Read More about Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: improving the evidence base for policymaking..

Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. (2019)
Journal Article
BROADBENT, I.D. and NIXON, C.L.B. 2019. Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned. Marine policy [online], 110, article ID 103529. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.103529

The Docking Shoal project was developed by Centrica as part of The Crown Estate’s Round 2 of UK offshore wind licensing. After 8 years of development, the project was ultimately refused planning consent by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climat... Read More about Refusal of planning consent for the Docking Shoal offshore wind farm: stakeholder perspectives and lessons learned..

Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. (2019)
Journal Article
ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS, J., BROADBENT, I.D. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2019. Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT. Energy policy [online], 128, pages 25-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.12.044

Around the world, government policies to support new renewable energy technologies rely on accurate estimates of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE). This paper reveals that such estimates are based on 'public domain' data which may be unreliable. A new... Read More about Better estimates of LCOE from audited accounts: a new methodology with examples from United Kingdom offshore wind and CCGT..

Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network. (2016)
Report
LE LIÈVRE, C., O'HAGAN, A.M., CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F. and BROADBENT, I. 2016. Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...feasibility-Final-1.pdf

This report considers and advances recommendations for the development of a risk-based approach to determining what information and data are required to support the consenting process and the post-consent and post-deployment monitoring phases through... Read More about Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network..

RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BROADBENT, I. 2016. RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. Presented at the 16th All-Energy conference, 4-5 May 2016, Glasgow, UK [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...-Broadbent_RiCORE-1.pdf

This presentation gives an introduction to the context and purpose of the RiCORE project. It also gives an overview of the key outcomes at a point when the project's lifespan was nearing an end.


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