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Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 186163, tabled on 23 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he last reviewed the (a) procedures and (b) methodology used by the domestic offshore wind industry to calculate local content over the lifetime of an offshore wind farm development (i) before and (ii) after the final investment decision.

Answered on

28 April 2021

The methodology for measuring the UK content of offshore wind farms was developed by industry via the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) in 2015. Under the framework, the owners of all UK offshore wind farms achieving final investment decision (FID) report their UK content through the trade association RenewableUK.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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