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  • Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states. 

    Otitoju, Afolabi (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-05)
    Worldwide energy policies are built on three pillars: ‘cost competitiveness’, ‘security of energy supply’, and ‘environmental responsibility.’ This has brought about the integration of renewable energy sources into national ...
  • Guidance on effective adaptive management and post-consent monitoring strategies. 

    Bennet, Finlay; Culloch, Ross; Tait, Adrian (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D5-2D5-4-Adaptive-Management-and-Post-Consent-Monitoring-Strategies-Final.pdf, 2016-06-29)
    BENNET, F., CULLOCH, R. and TAIT, A. 2016. Guidance on effective adaptive management and post-consent monitoring strategies. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D5-2D5-4-Adaptive-Management-and-Post-Consent-Monitoring-Strategies-Final.pdf
    This report considers policy approaches and scientific methods of relevance to post-consent monitoring. The aim is to help decision makers become better informed by cost-effectively reducing the scientific uncertainties ...
  • Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland?: The DREUD Report on implications of the UK Government’s decisions on new nuclear power and Electricity Market Reform for the prospects of renewable energy in Scotland. 

    Toke, David; Strachan, Peter; Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala (Robert Gordon University https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/the-dreud-report, 2013)
    TOKE, D., STRACHAN, P., COWELL, R., ELLIS, G. and SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., 2013. Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland?: The DREUD Report on implications of the UK Government’s decisions on new nuclear power and Electricity Market Reform for the prospects of renewable energy in Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
  • Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. 

    Thygesen, Janne; Agarwal, Abhishek (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.173, 2014-11)
    THYGESEN, J. and AGARWAL, A., 2014. Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 39, pp. 1012-1023.
    An increasing number of researchers stress the importance of national planning institutions׳ role with respect to promoting an “effective” decision-making process in terms of bringing about sustainable energy. Impact ...
  • Legal and institutional review of national consenting processes. 

    Le Lievre, Celia; O'Hagan, Anne Marie (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D2.2-Legal-Institutional-Review-Final-1.pdf, 2015-11-30)
    LE LIEVRE, C. and O'HAGAN, A.M. 2015. Legal and institutional review of national consenting processes. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D2.2-Legal-Institutional-Review-Final-1.pdf
    This report aims to consolidate up-to-date information on the structure of consenting processes in partner countries of the RiCORE project: France, Portugal, Spain, Ireland and the UK.
  • Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network. 

    Le Lievre, Celia; O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay; Broadbent, Ian (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RICORE-D2-3D2-4-Legal-feasibility-Final-1.pdf, 2016-06-10)
    LE LIEVRE, C., O'HAGAN, A.M., CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F. and BROADBENT, I. 2016. Legal feasibility of implementing a risk-based approach to MRE consenting and compatibility with Natura 2000 network. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RICORE-D2-3D2-4-Legal-feasibility-Final-1.pdf
    This report considers and advances recommendations for the development of a risk-based approach to determining what information and data are required to support the consenting process and the post-consent and post-deployment ...
  • Locating ‘power’ in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors. 

    Aitken, Mhairi; McDonald, Seonaidh; Strachan, Peter (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09640560802423566, 2008-11)
    AITKEN, M., MCDONALD, S. and STRACHAN, P., 2008. Locating ‘power’ in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 51 (6), pp. 777-799.
    There have been conflicting accounts of the role and influence of local opposition within planning application outcomes for wind power developments. There is an expanding literature that considers public responses to ...
  • Marine renewable energy licensing and regulatory systems: workshop report. 

    O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Nixon, Caroline; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-Workshop2ReportFinalencrypt.pdf, 2015-06-21)
    O'HAGAN, A.M., NIXON, C. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2015. Marine renewable energy licensing and regulatory systems: workshop report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-Workshop2ReportFinalencrypt.pdf
    This report reviews the outcomes of the second workshop organised as part of the RiCORE project, which took place in Paris on 21st May 2015. This workshop explored the regulatory aspects associated with marine renewable ...
  • Marine renewables and environmental risks: current practices in pre- and post-consent monitoring: workshop report. 

    Simas, Teresa; Heinrichs, Julia (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RICORE-Workshop1Report-locked.pdf, 2015-05-29)
    SIMAS, T. and HEINRICHS, J. 2015. Marine renewables and environmental risks: current practices in pre- and post-consent monitoring: workshop report. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/RICORE-Workshop1Report-locked.pdf
    This report reviews the outcomes of the first workshop organised as part of the RiCORE project, which took place in Bilbao on 21st April 2015. This workshop focused on analysing pre- and post-consent environmental requirements ...
  • Power and wind power: exploring experiences of renewable energy planning processes in Scotland. 

    Aitken, Mhairi (The Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2008-12)
    Energy use and production have become highly salient within both national and international policy. This reflects an international recognition of the need to cut emissions in order to mitigate the threats of climate ...
  • Pre- and post-consenting environmental surveys. 

    Simas, Teresa; Bennet, Finlay (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/SID_413_4BennetSimas_FINAL.pdf, 2016-06-15)
    SIMAS, T. and BENNET, F. 2016. Pre- and post-consenting environmental surveys. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/SID_413_4BennetSimas_FINAL.pdf
    This presentation outlines the findings of the fourth- and fifth work packages of the RiCORE project, focusing on environmental surveys before and after the consenting process, and applying an adaptive management approach.
  • Pre-consent survey guidance. 

    Bald, Juan; Bennet, Finlay; Culloch, Ross; Simas, Teresa; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RICORE PROJECT http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D4-4-Pre-Consent-Survey-Guidance-Final.pdf, 2016-06-30)
    BALD, J., BENNET, F., CULLOCH, R., SIMAS, T. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2016. Pre-consent survey guidance. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/RiCORE-D4-4-Pre-Consent-Survey-Guidance-Final.pdf
    This report provides advice for whether or not (and to what extent in terms of data volume) pre-consent surveys are required during the creation of offshore renewable energy projects. This comes as part of the RiCORE ...
  • Profiling Member State consenting processes and reconciling EU legal requirements. 

    O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Le Lievre, Celia; Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/SID_413_2OHagan_FINAL.pdf, 2016-06-15)
    O'HAGAN, A.M., LE LIEVRE, C., CULLOCH, R. and BENNET, F. 2016. Profiling Member State consenting processes and reconciling EU legal requirements. Presented at the 11th European Union Sustainable Energy Week conference (EUSEW 2016), 14-17 June 2016, Brussels, Belgium [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/SID_413_2OHagan_FINAL.pdf
    This presentation outlines the findings of the second work package of the RiCORE project, focusing on understanding and comparing existing EU Member State consenting processes for offshore renewable energy projects.
  • Progress of feed-in tariff in Malaysia: a year after. 

    Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; McMeekin, Scott G.; Stewart, Brian G.; Rahim, Ruzairi Abdul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.12.044, 2014-01-15)
    MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MCMEEKIN, S.G., STEWART, B.G. and RAHIM, R.A. 2013. Progress of feed-in tariff in Malaysia: a year after. Energy policy [online], 67, pages 618-625. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.12.044
    Malaysia enacted the Renewable Energy Act in April 2011. One of its important components is the feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme, launched in December 2011. The scheme is managed and administered by the Sustainable Energy ...
  • Promoting community renewable energy in a corporate energy world. 

    Strachan, Peter; Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala; Toke, David (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1576, 2015-03-13)
    STRACHAN, P.A., COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F. and TOKE, D. 2015. Promoting community renewable energy in a corporate energy world. Sustainable development [online], 23(2), pages 96-109. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1576
    Small-scale, decentralized and community-owned renewable energy is widely acknowledged to be a desirable feature of low carbon futures, but faces a range of challenges in the context of conventional, centralized energy ...
  • Renewable energy potentials in Cameroon: prospects and challenges. 

    Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Ahmad, Salman; Tahar, Razman Mat; Rahim, Ruzairi Abdul; Munir, Abu Bakar; Karim, Md Ershadul (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.11.083, 2014-12-11)
    WIRBA, A.V., MAS'UD, A.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AHMAD, S., TAHAR, R.M., RAHIM, R.A., MUNIR, A.B. and KARIM, M.E. 2015. Renewable energy potentials in Cameroon: prospects and challenges. Renewable energy [online], 76, pages 560-565. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.11.083
    This paper aims at discussing the renewable energy potentials in delivering parts of the energy needs in Cameroon. The country has an enormous renewable energy potential. The lack of clear renewable energy policy in the ...
  • Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. 

    Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay; Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Jessopp, Mark; Simas, Teresa (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D4.3-Pre-Consent-Survey-Efficiencies-Final.pdf, 2015-12-14)
    CULLOCH, R., BENNET, F., BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., JESSOPP, M. and SIMAS, T. 2015. Report on potential emerging innovative monitoring approaches, identifying potential reductions in monitoring costs and evaluation of existing long-term datasets. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RiCORE-D4.3-Pre-Consent-Survey-Efficiencies-Final.pdf
    This report highlights the potential for using emerging and innovative technologies for pre-consent surveys of key receptor groups at proposed marine renewable energy sites. The report also identifies potential reductions ...
  • Report on the analysis of commonalities and differences in approaches to pre-consent surveys. 

    Simas, Teresa; Heinrichs, Julia; Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Culloch, Ross; Bennet, Finlay (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-D4.2-Commonalities-and-Differences-Final.pdf, 2015-06-30)
    SIMAS, T., HEINRICHS, J., BALD, J., MENTXACA, I., CULLOCH, R. and BENNET, F. 2015. Report on the analysis of commonalities and differences in approaches to pre-consent surveys. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/RICORE-D4.2-Commonalities-and-Differences-Final.pdf
    This report identifies commonalities and transferability of pre-consent surveying among renewable energy technology types. This comes as part of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the use of offshore renewable ...
  • Rescaling the governance of renewable energy: lessons from the UK devolution experience. 

    Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala; Strachan, Peter; Toke, David (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2015.1008437, 2015-02-17)
    COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2015. Rescaling the governance of renewable energy: lessons from the UK devolution experience. Journal of environmental policy and planning [online], Latest Articles. Available from: http://dx.doi.org./10.1080/1523908X.2015.1008437
    Efforts to rescale governance arrangements to foster sustainable development are rarely simple in their consequences, an out-turn examined in this paper through an analysis of how the governance of renewable energy in the ...
  • Review of the state of the art and future direction of the Survey, Deploy and Monitor policy. 

    Bald, Juan; Menchaca, Iratxe; Bennet, Finlay; Davies, Ian; Smith, Paul; O'Hagan, Anne Marie; Culloch, Ross; Simas, Teresa; Mascarenhas, Pierre (RiCORE Project http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Deliverable-3.1-17-June-2015.pdf, 2015-06-17)
    BALD, J., MENCHACA, I., BENNET, F., DAVIES, I., SMITH, P., O'HAGAN, A.M., CULLOCH, R., SIMAS, T. and MASCARENHAS, P. 2015. Review of the state of the art and future direction of the Survey, Deploy and Monitor policy. Aberdeen: RiCORE Project [online]. Available from: http://ricore-project.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Deliverable-3.1-17-June-2015.pdf
    This report reviews the state of the art of the "Survey, Deploy and Monitor Licensing Policy Guidance" in order to set the basis for its further development to all relevant technologies in the offshore renewable energy ...