Review of Strategic Planning Policy on Renewable & Low Carbon Energy - SEA Scoping Report

Date published: 31 May 2022

Last updated: 21 June 2022

The Department has prepared an SEA Scoping Report for the review of Strategic Planning Policy on Renewable & Low Carbon Energy, which issued on 21 June 2022 to the relevant Statutory Consultation Bodies for comment, as appropriate, within 5 weeks.


The purpose of this SEA Scoping Report is to provide the context for, and determine the scope of, the SEA and to set out the framework for undertaking the later stages of the SEA.  The Scoping stage of SEA involves reviewing other relevant plans, policies and programmes, considering the current state of the environment, identifying any key environmental problems which may be affected by the programme. It sets out the ‘SEA framework’, which comprises of specific environmental objectives against which the likely effects of the programme can be assessed.The SEA Scoping Report can be viewed for information below.

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