Norway

Offshore Energy Act No. 21 of 2010

Legislative
Action plan
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2010
Offshore renewable energy production in Norway is governed by the Offshore Energy Act. Under this act, the construction of offshore wind power and other renewable energy production units/facilities at sea can only take place after the Norwegian Government has opened specific geographical zones for licence applications. The opening of zones requires that a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is carried out.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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