Acknowledgments

The Offshore Valuation Group is an informal collaboration of government and industry organisations who have come together to address the question: what is the value of the UK's offshore renewable energy resource?

  1. The Department of Energy & Climate Change
  2. The Scottish Government
  3. The Welsh Assembly Government
  4. The Crown Estate
  5. Energy Technologies Institute
  6. Scottish & Southern Energy
  7. RWE Innogy
  8. E.ON
  9. DONG Energy
  10. Statoil
  11. Mainstream Renewable Power
  12. Renewable Energy Systems (RES)
  13. Vestas
  14. Public Interest Research Centre

Boston Consulting Group was commissioned to undertake a high level study of the UK's offshore renewable resource. The study was funded by and drew on the expertise of the Group. The study also benefited through funding and technical assistance from The Committee on Climate Change Secretariat.

The project was initiated and coordinated by the
Public Interest Research Centre, an independent think-tank and a registered charity.

This report was undertaken to better understand the potential value of the UK's offshore renewable energy resource. Its findings do not necessarily represent the policies or views of all members of the Offshore Valuation Group.

The Offshore Valuation Group would like to thank Joan Walley MP and Ed Miliband MP for their early enthusiasm that helped catalyse the broad support that has come to the project.

Thanks to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for hosting the project.

Thanks to The Crown Estate and to the MArS team for the provision of relevant area data and for the creation of UK maps. It is acknowledged that The Crown Estate can accept no liability for the outputs.

PIRC is extremely grateful to the JJ Charitable Trust, the Mark Leonard Trust, and Network for Social Change for providing funding for this project.


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The Offshore Valuation Group is an informal collaboration of government and industry organisations who have come together to address the question: what is the value of the UK's offshore renewable energy resource?

The Offshore Valuation Group comprises the
following organisations:

Funded by logos

Contact: info@offshorevaluation.org