SOWEC Publications

Reports and publications produced by and on behalf of SOWEC are available to download below.

 

 

  • Strategic Investment Assessment

    August 2021 , SIA Project Team

    This Strategic Investment Assessment (SIA) looks at what investment in capacity and capability will be necessary to deliver a step change in the ability of Scotland’s supply chain to grow and win offshore wind work. It is an independent assessment, led by Professor Sir Jim McDonald, with the support of an Executive Committee and a Working Group.

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  • Feasibility Study on Repurpose of Oil and Gas Infrastructure for Offshore Hydrogen Generation

    June 2021 , Vysus Group

    This report provides an overview of existing policy and regulatory landscape, cost estimates for necessary supply chain and infrastructure to support industry planning for repurposing of oil and gas infrastructure for green and blue hydrogen production in the UK Continental Shelf. The report was commissioned from engineering and technical consultancy Vysus Group. 

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  • Feasibility Study on Repurpose of Oil and Gas Infrastructure for Offshore Hydrogen Generation - summary report

    June 2021 , Vysus Group

    This is a summary version of the Feasibility Study on Repurpose of Oil and Gas Infrastructure for Offshore Hydrogen Generation

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  • Local Content Roadmap

    April 2021 , BVG Associates

    This BVG Associates report for SOWEC sets a baseline for current levels of Scottish content in Scottish and UK projects, content levels, as well as giving industry and government recommendations on a roadmap to increase the amount of work Scottish and UK businesses win from offshore wind. 

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  • HRA Derogation Scope B report

    April 2021 , MacArthur Green

    This report is an assessment of strategic scale forms of compensation under The Birds and Habitats Directives for seabird populations. It was commissioned by SOWEC’s Barriers to Deployment Group, which is now using the report to support ongoing work looking at options for strategic compensation design. For more information on this work see the Barriers to Deployment workstream.

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  • HRA Derogation Scope A report

    April 2021 , CMS Scotland

    This report provides an assessment of developing Habitat Regulations Appraisal compensation options that are non-site specific. It was commissioned by SOWEC’s Barriers to Deployment Group, which is now using the report to support ongoing work looking at options for strategic compensation design. For more information on this work see the Barriers to Deployment workstream.

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  • Supply Chain Stakeholder Mapping

    March 2021 , BVG Associates

    This stakeholder map of organisations involved in offshore wind aims to provide information to help businesses understand the key sector stakeholders and how they fit together, helping them to now who to engage with, what for, and when.

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