Delivering offshore electricity to the EU
Spatial planning of offshore renewable energies and electricity grid infrastructures in an integrated EU maritime policy.
The SEANERGY 2020 final report highlights the fact that currently there is little in the way of maritime spatial planning (MSP) in Europe’s maritime states. However, Member States sharing the same sea basin could benefit from cooperation. The European Commission could provide MSP through a European Directive.
SEANERGY 2020 was a 26 month project, financed by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme. It focused on maritime spatial planning from the offshore renewable energy perspective. It provided policy recommendations on how to promote a more integrated and coordinated approach to maritime spatial planning and how to facilitate the implementation of the 20% Renewables Directive.