ISLES II binders & USBs now available

The full suite of ISLES II reports are now available in both a binder and a USB stick. To request either of these please email with your full postal address indicating whether you would like a binder or USB stick.

Final reports published and available to download

 ISLES study reaches conclusion  –  Today we have published a suite of detailed reports concerning the coordinated development of offshore electricity grid and marine renewable energy projects between the jurisdictions of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.   The Irish-Scottish Links on Energy Study (ISLES) is a joint initiative between the three partner governments of Scotland,

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Spatial Plan Consultation Responses Now Published

The ISLES Spatial Plan forms a key part of  ‘Towards Implementation’. It will provide guidance to the offshore energy sector on the development of an interconnected offshore electricity grid network in the waters between Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland and wider UK. The Plan includes location guidance on the most suitable areas for development of offshore

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ISLES enters its final week ……

The end is nigh for ISLES, or is it just the beginning?   This week sees our two final dissemination events in Brussels and Dublin . While we wait for the ink to dry to on our finals glossy reports the ISLES team have been out and about sharing the conclusions of the project with a wider

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ISLES @ ALL Energy 2015

With the second phase of ISLES drawing to a close, the project partners are pleased to announce the first opportunity to hear about our emerging final outputs and recommendations and to catch up again with the people behind the project. On day one of this year’s ALL Energy conference at the SECC in Glasgow on

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ISLES II Consultation Events Announced – Register Now !

As part of the on-going engagement with our stakeholders we are holding a number of  consultation seminars  in early March 2015 :   Business Plan and Network Regulation & Market Alignment Study work-stream seminar The seminar will offer an opportunity to learn about the emerging themes and principles underpinning both of these ISLES works streams, to discuss the

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The consultation period for the ISLES Spatial Plan and Sustainability Appraisal commenced today, 2nd February, and will be open until 13th April 2015.   The Plan will form a key part of ISLES II ‘Towards Implementation’, so today’s consultation launch marks a major milestone for the project. The Plan will provide guidance to the offshore

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