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RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. (2016)
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RiCORE. 2016. RiCORE: risk-based consenting for offshore renewables. [Project summary]

The RiCORE project has been charged with promoting a risk-based approach to the consenting of offshore renewable energy. The cost and time taken to conduct environmental impact assessment remains one of the key barriers to the deployment of offshore... Read More

Pre-consent survey guidance. (2016)
Report
BALD, J., BENNET, F., CULLOCH, R., SIMAS, T. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2016. Pre-consent survey guidance. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...rvey-Guidance-Final.pdf

This report provides advice for whether or not (and to what extent in terms of data volume) pre-consent surveys are required during the creation of offshore renewable energy projects. This comes as part of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote t... Read More

Guidance on effective adaptive management and post-consent monitoring strategies. (2016)
Report
BENNET, F., CULLOCH, R. and TAIT, A. 2016. Guidance on effective adaptive management and post-consent monitoring strategies. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...ng-Strategies-Final.pdf

This report considers policy approaches and scientific methods of relevance to post-consent monitoring. The aim is to help decision makers become better informed by cost-effectively reducing the scientific uncertainties associated with the impacts of... Read More

RiCORE introduction. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
GRAY, D. 2016. RiCORE introduction. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...SID_413_1Gray_FINAL.pdf

This presentation gives an introduction to the context and purpose of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union, by streamlining the processes involved in creating offshor... Read More

Profiling Member State consenting processes and reconciling EU legal requirements. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
O'HAGAN, A.M., LE LIEVRE, C., CULLOCH, R. and BENNET, F. 2016. Profiling Member State consenting processes and reconciling EU legal requirements. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...D_413_2OHagan_FINAL.pdf

This presentation outlines the findings of the second work package of the RiCORE project, focusing on understanding and comparing existing EU Member State consenting processes for offshore renewable energy projects.

Risk-based approaches for consenting according to technology profile recommendations. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
MASCARENHAS, P., BENNET, F. and BALD, J. 2016. Risk-based approaches for consenting according to technology profile recommendations. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...hasBaldBennet_FINAL.pdf

This presentation outlines the findings of the third work package of the RiCORE project, focusing on the comparison of novel technologies and the development of risk profiling.

Pre- and post-consenting environmental surveys. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
SIMAS, T. and BENNET, F. 2016. Pre- and post-consenting environmental surveys. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium. Aberdee: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e..._4BennetSimas_FINAL.pdf

This presentation outlines the findings of the fourth- and fifth work packages of the RiCORE project, focusing on environmental surveys before and after the consenting process, and applying an adaptive management approach.

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

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.

RiCORE: risk-based consenting of offshore renewable energy projects. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
SMITH, P. 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...entation-Paul-Smith.pdf

This presentation gives an introduction to the context and purpose of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union, by streamlining the processes involved in creating offshor... Read More

Development of risk profiling. (2016)
Report
BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., BENNET, F. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2016. Development of risk profiling. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...isk-Profiling-Final.pdf

This report contributes further to the Survey, Deploy and Monitor policy guidance, acting as a guide for users wishing to apply a risk-based approach at a Member State level. To this end, it undertakes a review and further development of the three ma... Read More

The survey, deploy and monitor (SDM) policy: an example of adaptive management? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
BENNET, F. 2016. The survey, deploy and monitor (SDM) policy: an example of adaptive management? Presented at the 2016 Annex IV adaptive management webinar, 27 January 2016, Richland, USA. Aberdeen: RiCORE project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...Bennet-AnnexIV-2016.pdf

This presentation explores the Survey, Deploy and Monitor policy developed by Marine Scotland, within the context of adaptive management. This comes as part of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the use of offshore renewable energy projects i... Read More

Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. (2015)
Report
CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F., BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., JESSOPP, M. and SIMAS, T. 2015. Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...-Efficiencies-Final.pdf

This report highlights the potential for using emerging and innovative technologies for pre-consent surveys of key receptor groups at proposed marine renewable energy sites. The report also identifies potential reductions in cost through comparison o... Read More

RiCORE project novel technology selection. (2015)
Report
MASCARENHAS, P., BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., O'HAGAN, A.M. and SIMAS, T. 2015. RiCORE project novel technology selection. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...y_Selection-encrypt.pdf

This report compiles and inventory of technology types (within the tidal, wave and offshore wind categories) that the RiCORE project considers when providing recommendations and guidelines in favour of implementing a risk-based consenting approach fo... Read More

Report on the analysis of commonalities and differences in approaches to pre-consent surveys. (2015)
Report
SIMAS, T., HEINRICHS, J., BALD, J., MENTXACA, I., CULLOCH, R. and BENNET, F. 2015. Report on the analysis of commonalities and differences in approaches to pre-consent surveys. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.e...d-Differences-Final.pdf

This report identifies commonalities and transferability of pre-consent surveying among renewable energy technology types. This comes as part of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the use of offshore renewable energy projects in the EU by str... Read More